7 unexpected mistakes that can lower your credit rating

One small step in the wrong direction can lead to a drop in your credit score. Money Talks News reporter Allison Martin shares her experience. It happened to me once because I paid the wrong check for $ 12,70. My failure to pay ...

A good credit rating is important to life in the USA: how an immigrant can build it from scratch

Immigrants come to the United States without a credit history in this country, but it is needed for a variety of purposes, from renting a home and hiring a certain job to being checked in hospitals. A good credit score is essential to life in America. How is it ...

US hospitals are increasingly checking patients' credit history: why is it needed

More and more American patients see hospital credit checks on their reports, and this undermines their confidence. Your doctor needs to know a lot about you, including details that you would not share with others. But isn't it overkill, ...

Unexpected Factors Affecting Your US Credit Rating

The credit rating has a lot to do with life in the United States - the ability to get a credit card depends on it and much more. But do you really know everything about a credit rating? You may have a general idea, for example, what is ...

Study: Americans have serious credit rating misconceptions

While Americans know that a credit rating is extremely important to their financial life, most do not seem to know how or from what it is formed. Writes about this Fox Business. According to a new study from CompareCards, 62% of Americans were unaware that the main factor in determining ...

Sable: how an American startup helps immigrants create a credit history

The realities of life in the United States can strike a blow at the immigrant's pursuit of the American Dream. In order for US banks to give you money, you need to have a good credit rating and history - all this is not the case for a person who recently found himself in the country. Seeing ...

The United States introduces a new credit rating system: what will change

Americans trying to pay off their loan debt may see lower FICO credit ratings in the future, especially if they suddenly missed a mandatory payment, CNBC reported. Fair Isaac Corp., the company behind the popular FICO credit rating, announced on January 23 ...

Personal experience: how I improved my credit rating by 134 points in less than a year

A credit rating affects many factors of life in the United States. Laura Dunn told Business Insider readers her story from the bottom up and how she managed to improve her credit rating by 134 in less than a year. Further - from the first person. Less than a year ...

8 tips how to build a good credit history in the USA

A credit score is like the second self of every American. It shows how respectable you are, whether you know how to handle money and whether you can be trusted. A lot depends on your credit rating: can you rent a house, ...

Popular retailers are interested in customers with a low credit rating

Retailers including Walmart, Forever 21, Urban Outfitters and thousands of others suddenly turned their attention to 68 million Americans with low credit ratings. Americans with low credit ratings are considered risky borrowers due to the fact that they do not pay ...

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