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Upcoming Money Mondays

Nelnet is committed to providing the resources you need to help your students develop healthy financial habits during and after college. One resource is our Money Mondays webinar series for students, which covers basic financial literacy topics such as budgeting, credit, loans, and more.  194 more words

Training

How Your Credit Scores Are Calculated

Unless recent bankruptcies, collection accounts or outstanding tax payments are involved, the following criteria is generally accurate:

  • 35% Payment History– Recent delinquencies bring scores down more than those in the past.
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Credit scoring changes may help you get a loan

Have major medical debts kept you from securing a mortgage? Have you found the terms of loans you’re able to qualify for too expensive? All of that might change soon due to an upgrade to the FICO credit scoring system. 364 more words

How-To

What are Bankruptcy Risk Scores?

Although much more information has come to light about credit scores and how they are calculated over the past several years, their cousin the bankruptcy risk score has remained mysterious. 457 more words

Credit Reports & Scores

Ways To Find The Best Home Mortgage Rate

Getting mortgages can be a tricky process for those who lack sufficient knowledge. This article is to help you learn more about home you want and avoid some of the pitfalls in getting a mortgage. 683 more words

Home Selling Advice

MONEY MONDAYS | HELPING KENYANS IN AMERICA UNDERSTAND THEIR CREDIT SCORES

The transition from life in Kenya to life in America is fraught with very many challenges. Having been used to the simplistic Kenyan system, and having the comfort of family, relatives and friends to help you navigate through the daily struggles of everyday life, there move to the United States brings with it numerous challenges. 527 more words

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