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Good Credit Score News for People with Medical Collections
Last Summer, FICO (the company that creates the software used to calculate credit scores), released a new update to its scoring system called FICO 9. The goal of FICO 9 was to reduce the effect past due medical debt has on a person’s credit score, especially if they have an otherwise clean credit history. Why is this a big deal? Consider these...
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Did You Foreclose in the Housing Bust? You may be able to buy sooner than you think!
If you are one of the 9.3 million homeowners who foreclosed, received a deed-in-lieu-of-foreclosure, or short-sold during the recent housing crisis… you may be able to buy a home again sooner than you think. In a recent study of the housing market, The National Association of Realtors (NAR) found that nearly 1 million of...
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Three Ways To Improve Your Finances After Tax Season
Tax day has come and gone… thumbs up to you if you filed your return on time! Bonus points if you already have a plan for your refund. Roughly 75% of tax filers get a refund of some sort, averaging around $2700 for the past few years. Sure, it would be nice to have had that money throughout the...
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