Category news: Alternative Credit

Short Term Loans Ease Stress on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day presents a perfect storm of financial pitfalls for those who realize, a little ahead of time, that the big day of days for romance occurs precisely one day ahead of payday for the average American household.


Where Can Consumers Go to Find Alternative Credit?

Far too many people are under the mistaken impression that if a major lender tells them “no” they have no other alternatives to consider. While that was the story once upon a time, it is no longer the case for all credit situations and circumstances.


Average Consumer Credit Scores on the Rise

As of September 10, 2019, consumer FICO credit scores hit a new high with the average, nationwide credit score increasing 11 points during the preceding quarter, according to the Washington Post.


How a Secured Credit Card Can Boost Your Credit Score

The difference between reaching your goals or not attaining them might depend on three numbers — your credit score. With a good credit score, you may receive a loan for a car, house or small business, all of which change your life. Without a good credit score, you may not qualify for loans or lenders charge exceptionally high interest.