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The Top Four Reasons Your Credit Score Is Important | Equifax Finance Blog

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Improving your creditworthiness takes time, but it’s worth the effort. Here are four reasons that it’s important to have a solid credit profile:


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Why Isn't Your Credit Score Higher? Your Reason Codes Tell the Story

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If you aren’t happy with your credit score, you can take steps to improve the situation. But how do you know what to work on? The answer is in the reason codes that accompany your credit score.


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7 Personal Finance Writers Share Their Strategies for Getting Out of Debt

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Getting out of debt isn’t easy. Today I have rounded up some tips from personal finance writers to help you gain more insight and get going in the right direction in an effort to get out of debt.


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Now Is the Best Time in Years to Do a Credit Card Balance Transfer

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Using a 0% balance transfer credit card helps you demolish your debt because your entire monthly payment goes toward reducing your principal. Here are some of the ways a 0% APR credit card can help your finances.


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How Do I Consolidate My Credit Cards?

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When you’re looking at several credit cards with balances, it can feel as though you have few options. One way to make your credit card debt a little more manageable is to consolidate your credit cards.


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What To Do When You’ve Had Enough of Lenders

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Dealing with lenders is rarely fun. What do you do if you've had enough though? Sometimes you just need a way out of their nonsense. Find out how to escape.


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How much do you love credit card rewards?

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For many people the term ‘credit card’ has become quite scary as we have been convinced that all debt is bad. For a group of people though – known as churners – credit cards are actually a bit of a money spinner as they maximize the rewards available on some credit cards to their advantage, paying off the balance in full at the end of every month to avoid the interest but enjoying all of the not so hard earned rewards. Some people even spend on the cards, take the rewards on offer and then cancel the cards before you have to pay any of the fees on those cards.


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The HELOC Headlock

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We use our HELOC (Home Equity Line of Credit) account like it is a checking account. We write checks against it, set up all of pre-authorized payments, and pay bills online. Is this lazy financial management?


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Debt Confessions: Melanie’s Story

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Before I was a legal adult, I remember signing papers to receive student loans so I could go to college. I didn’t really have a clue what I was getting myself into, but I knew that if I wanted to go to college, this was the only way.


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The Real Secret to Rewards Credit Cards

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Before applying for a credit card, read our exclusive tips about maximizing rewards credit cards. Learn how to find the best card and get the most rewards.


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