Month: November 2017

Do You Need Help Building Your Credit Rating?

An individual’s credit rating is an important factor that significantly contributes to their financial well being. Whether an individual is applying for a loan or a new job, their credit rating will be evaluated and could be used for making a final decision. Given the major impact that a credit score has on a person’s […]

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A Comprehensive Glossary of Debt Terminology

There are many terms used when it comes to credit counseling, debt, debt collections, and debt relief. Knowing what the various terms mean can help when you’re trying to get your finances back on track. We’ve decided to create a debt terminology glossary for you to take the guesswork out of managing your finances! Here is a […]

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How many points does your credit score drop if you’re late on a payment?

Your credit score and credit report allow lenders, such as banks and credit unions, to determine how risky it would be to lend you money or credit. A credit history of timely payments tells lenders that you are likely to be a safe bet. On the other hand, a history of past due payments suggests […]

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