Credit Report & Scores

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Why Did My Credit Score Drop?

Your credit scores change all the time. Take note—here are five common reasons your...

How Long Does It Take to Build a Credit Score?

My husband and I recently purchased a used car. He makes an annual...

Tax Liens No Longer Included on a Credit Report

I have a tax lien release from the IRS. I was going to...

Finally, Your Rent Payments Can Give Your Credit Scores a Boost

Rental payments can now be reported to the three credit reporting agencies. Here's how...

How Long Do Late Payments Stay on Credit Reports?

Paying your bills on time is the most important thing you can do to...

How Long Does It Take to Repair Your Credit?

Credit repair is the process of fixing a poor credit standing. But how long...

Judgments No Longer Included on a Credit Report

I am a landlord that has been awarded a small claims judgment in...

4 Unforced Errors That Can Hurt Your Credit Score

Americans have come a long way with their credit scores, but there’s still work...

Can Accounts Included in Bankruptcy Be Deleted?

There is an account appearing on my credit report that was included...

Closed Credit Card Accounts Showing on Credit Report

All my credit cards are paid in full and closed but still showing...

Here’s How Refinancing Affects Your Credit

Refinancing a loan can affect your credit scores, usually by lowering it, so you...

How Will Multiple Inquiries for an Auto Loan Show On My Credit Report?

Tune into this episode of Ask Susie where we cover the impacts of multiple...