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Could Credit Reporting use Your Digital Footprint to Discriminate?

February 6, 2019

What's your digital footprint and how could lenders use this information to determine your credit worthiness? Read the blog to get the answers. Read more.

Does Paying Car Insurance Build Credit?

February 5, 2019

Read this blog post to learn more about the relationship between car insurance and your credit score. Read more.

Will you Make it or Break it? What Credit Scores say about Relationship Health

February 1, 2019

Experts agree, financial alignment in relationships is key. But could credit score matching be equally important? Read the blog to find out. Read more.

Could the Government Shutdown Shut Down Your Credit Score?

January 24, 2019

The government shutdown could impact the credit scores of federal employees without pay. Learn why and how to help minimize your risk. Read more.

How Co-Signing Affects Your Credit

January 18, 2019

Becoming a co-signer on a loan can really help a family member or friend. But there are risks to your own credit history. Be sure you can afford it and know how to get out of it when the time comes. Read more.

What Is UltraFICO And What Does It Mean For You?

December 28, 2018

More lenders are interested in using alternative data to determine creditworthiness. The UltraFICO incorporates your bank account data in its score, which may benefit people with little or no credit history. Read more.

How Overdrafts Affect Credit Scores

December 26, 2018

Overdrafts typically don't affect your credit score. But if you don't repay them, a bank could send them to collections, which would affect your credit report. Unpaid overdrafts could also affect other financial products. Read more.

What Credit Score Is Needed To Lease A Car

November 27, 2018

It's possible to lease a car when you have bad credit, but your options and terms are going to be much better when your credit score is 700 or better. Read more.