What Is a Rapid Rescore and How It Impacts Credit

What Is a Rapid Rescore? How It Impacts Credit

September 8, 2021
If you're getting a mortgage and you think your credit score could be a bit better if the data were up to date, you might be able get a rapid rescore. Read this article to learn another option to get a fast credit score update. Read more.

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Does Filing For Unemployment Affect My Credit ScoreDoes Filing For Unemployment Affect My Credit Score?
September 7, 2021
Filing for unemployment benefits won't directly affect your credit score. Having reduced or no income for a while could make it harder to pay bills, though. If you fall behind, that could affect your credit score. Read more.
How Long Does a Repossession Stay on Your Credit ReportHow Long Does a Repossession Stay on Your Credit Report?
September 6, 2021
If the repossession was accurate, it can stay on your credit report for seven years. Learn when it could be removed and how you can offset its affect your credit score. Read more.
Secured vs Unsecured Credit CardsSecured vs. Unsecured Credit Cards
September 3, 2021
While a credit card can be a major tool for building credit, you'll want to choose one that best fits your situation. Read on for the main differences between secured and unsecured credit cards to decide which is best for you. Read more.
Fence and city skyline Cities With the Highest Poverty Rates
August 31, 2021
Cities in the U.S. with the highest poverty rates. Read more.
Medical bills on credit reportHow Do Medical Bills Affect Your Credit Report?
August 20, 2021
Unpaid medical bills can indirectly affect your credit report and score. You probably won't see the name of the health care provider on your report, though. More likely it will be the name of a collections agency. Read this article to learn more. Read more.
A woman sits cross-legged, looking at her computer next to a piggy bank. Top 5 Things to Know About the Child Tax Credit
August 19, 2021
Find out if you're eligible to get the Child Tax Credit and what to do if you haven't gotten your payments yet. Read more.
Man using credit card and calculatorStates With the Most Credit Card Debt
August 18, 2021
Recent Self research reveals the top 15 states in the U.S. with the most credit card debt. Read more.
How Much Should I Spend On Groceries - heroHow Much Should I Spend On Groceries?
August 18, 2021
There isn't a hard and fast rule for how much to spend on groceries, so this guide is meant to help you figure out what will work for your diet and budget. Read more.