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A third of Americans found errors on their credit reports. Here’s how to fix those mistakes

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kate_sept2004 | E+ | Getty Images Before you take out a mortgage or car loan, check your credit report. It may have a mistake that could cost you. It’s not as uncommon as you may think. More than one-third, or 34%, of Americans found at least one error on their......

To get in on the hot housing market, you may have to raise your credit score. Here’s how

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People wait to visit a house for sale in Garden City, Nassau County, New York, on Sept. 6, 2020. Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Mortgage interest rates are near historic lows. Yet if you want to take advantage of those rates, check your credit score first. That three-digit number......

Banks to offer credit cards to people without credit scores

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here domoyega | E+ | Getty Images It will soon be possible to get a credit card even if you don’t have a credit score. As early as this fall, banks such as JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo and U.S. Bancorp will......

To get a low mortgage rate, your credit score matters. Here’s how to boost it

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PeopleImages | E+ | Getty Images If you are in the market for a new house, you may be overlooking one key to your success: your credit score. That three-digit number has a direct impact on your ability to get a mortgage and what interest rate you will pay. Mortgage......

41% of younger women say their credit score hurts more than helps

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Just over 2 out of 5 younger women say their credit score isn’t doing them any favors, with about half reporting that they have negative feelings when it comes to their current level of creditworthiness.  A significant number of younger......

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