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Checking credit scores lead to positive credit behavior

To maintain a respectable credit score, consumers must first recognize any negative tendencies, such as consistently late payments, which may impede their ability to improve their numbers. An earlier survey found more than 50% of Americans hadn’t checked their score in 2011.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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