6 Mistakes You Make When You Check Your Credit

6 Mistakes You Make When You Check Your Credit
And though federal law doesn't yet give you a right to see your credit scores (which are derived from information in your credit reports) for free, there are plenty of free ways to do so. Some credit card issuers put your score on your statement or …
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Medical Bill Suddenly Appeared in Collections — What Are My Options?
Request an itemized bill and check for errors. As many as 80% of medical bills contain errors, … This is important because while your FICO score carries significant weight in loan and credit applications, lenders, employers and others may look at …
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Turn a Secured Credit Card Rejection into an Approval
First, look at your application and make sure you filled it out correctly. If you were rejected because you made a mistake … Go to AnnualCreditReport.com to get free credit reports from each of the three major consumer credit bureaus — you're …
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