Tag: FICO

What Does Your Credit Score Mean

A credit score is one of the most important numbers that any person ever deals with. This seemingly simple three-digit number tells potential lenders so much about the kind of history that a person has had with their credit in the past. In other words, this score details the actions or inaction that a person […]

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Fair Credit Reporting Improvement Act of 2014

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is a federal law that regulates the collection, distribution, and use of consumer credit information. Along with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), FCRA forms the base of consumer credit rights in the United States. It was originally passed in 1970, and it’s enforced by the Federal Trade Commission. This seemingly outdated Act may receive […]

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What is the best debt to credit ratio?

We get asked this question a lot by our current clients and potential clients: “What is the best debt to credit ratio?” First, we must explain what a debt to credit ratio is. To put it in layman’s terms, it is how much you owe versus your total available credit limit. A debt to credit […]

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Becoming Debt Free Starts Here

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