Category Archives: Applying for Credit

Cosigning a loan is a two way street
… with lots of road blocks. And it makes sense why. If you need a cosigner to qualify for a loan, one (or more) of these things is true:
  • You have a troubled credit history and a low credit score
  • You have no credit or your credit history is very short
  • You are asking for a larger loan than your current finances can support
In other words, you are a...
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Need a Quick Credit Fix? Here are Three!
Your credit score is the key that unlocks the doors of opportunity. If your score is less than ideal, you can be turned down for a mortgage, get denied for a business loan, and miss out on a better job. What is a good score? Anything over 750 is considered "very good". Above 700 is "good" and scores below 650 are considered "poor". So... aim for 650...
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Business Credit 101 – Building and Maintaining Your Business’ Good Name
Your business is your baby. The product of your blood, sweat, and tears come to life. To keep your business healthy and growing, you must know how to build and maintain a good business credit profile. Did you know business credit works very differently from personal credit? Don’t be ashamed if you didn’t. Only about 1 in 10 entrepreneurs do. So here’s what you...
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