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Five Little-Known Ways Credit Lenders Judge You

[credit provider=”Flickr/regokorosi” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/korosirego/3937122174/”] I was thrilled to pay off one of two credit cards last fall, and as of last week, I hadn’t touched the thing.Then I got a letter from my bank, announcing a pretty incredible limited time bonus – 5 per cent back on travel-related purchases made by […]
Five Little-Known Ways Credit Lenders Judge You
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Don’t Get Too Excited About Wells Fargo’s Free Credit Score Offer

[credit provider=”Flickr via prayitno” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/4275722518/in/photostream/”] For the next few weeks, Wells Fargo customers can get a free credit score by visiting any bank branch in the U.S.Since credit scores are typically sold by credit reporting agencies separately from reports (which are free once a year), Wells Fargo’s offer is great at face […]
Don’t Get Too Excited About Wells Fargo’s Free Credit Score Offer
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Don’t Miss Your Last Shot At Having Your Credit Dispute Reconsidered

[credit provider=”Sparktography via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/sparktography/64946783/”] So, you’ve monitored your credit and suddenly something isn’t adding up. It may be a line of credit you never recall applying for, or that your bank reported a slew of late payments you know you made on time.Whatever it is, the next step is […]
Don’t Miss Your Last Shot At Having Your Credit Dispute Reconsidered
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INFOGRAPHIC: Credit Myths Busted

We finally got the last word on whether your crummy credit score can hurt your shot at getting a job (hint: it won’t), but that’s not the only credit myth making the rounds among consumers. 
INFOGRAPHIC: Credit Myths Busted
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Can Your Dismal Credit Score Hurt Your Chances At Scoring A Job?

[credit provider=”Flickr/Credit Confidential” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5757699845/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Credit expert John Ulzheimer took to Credit Sesame’s blog today to debunk one of the most pervasive myths in the credit world: That an applicants’ poor credit score will somehow affect their chances at scoring a job.”I’ve often called the credit score and employment myth the unicorn […]
Can Your Dismal Credit Score Hurt Your Chances At Scoring A Job?
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DEBUNKED: 8 Common Credit Myths You Need To Drop Already

[credit provider=”Vivian Giang”] Credit may be a big part of most consumers’ lives, but that doesn’t mean everyone fully understands the industry.”For many people, credit is a weird thing,” says Todd Albery, CEO of credit education site Quizzle.com. He believes many consumers are intimidated by the notion that there is […]
DEBUNKED: 8 Common Credit Myths You Need To Drop Already