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Raise Your Credit Score with These 6 Tips

Credit scores are mysterious. If you miss a payment, your credit score will likely drop; but it’s impossible to know by how many points. That’s because our scores are made up of several factors. If you’re looking to improve your score,

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Posted in Credit, Credit Report

Don’t be haunted by financial ghosts of the past

Just because you made a financial mistake in the past doesn’t mean you have to pay for it forever. That is of course as long as you’ve taken care of the issue and made sure that it’s showing up in

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Posted in Collection, Credit, Credit Report, Debt, Financial Wellness

Managing credit through different phases of life

Happy Friday! We’re flashing back to this post about credit and how to manage credit through different stages of your life. People have different views of credit depending on what’s going on in their lives. How good (or bad) our

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You can afford your bills, but is your credit still suffering?

There are many different types of people that come to LSS for financial counseling. One particular group is working, keeping up on bills, but getting nowhere on their debt. The balances are not going down…and the frustration and stress is

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Posted in Credit Report, Debt

Are credit cards bad news?

In the financial counseling world we coach people on a daily basis to ditch and cut up their credit cards for good. But it’s not always realistic for some people to never need one again. Here’s a breakdown of why credit

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Posted in Credit, Debt
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