Medical debt and your credit score

Medical debt has always been a huge burden to the American consumer, and for a long time it has been able to substantially weaken your credit score.

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The importance of building good credit in your 20s

You may think you will not have to worry about your credit score until you start thinking about making large financial decisions like buying a home, but it takes a long time to fix a bad score.

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Unexpected ways to hurt your credit score

You may be unaware of a few surprising elements that contribute to a lower credit score

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Getting your finances back on track after the holidays

The holidays are officially over, but the rippling negative effects of all that spending are still felt in your bank account and credit report. Moving into the new year, you will likely want to get your finances back in order so things can return to normal, and you can reach your monetary goals for 2016.

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Identity theft’s impact on your credit score

Identity theft is a substantial crime that can lead to a low credit score and problems in the future. 

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6 Tips for eliminating credit card debt

Credit card debt can bring your credit score down and keep you from qualifying for loans or additional lines of credit. If debt is keeping your score low, start paying of your credit card bills and follow these five tips to help you eliminate debt quickly.

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Top 5 reasons you should improve your credit score

Your credit score acts as a report card for your financial responsibility. It is an indicator of your ability to pay off loans and other acquired debt.

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