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Habitude Tuesday: Why Paying Your Bills On Time Doesn’t Guarantee a Good Credit Score

Oh, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t pay those bills, or pay them on time… but Housing Counselor and Financial Coach Mansa Musa says there are other factors that go into a good credit score. 232 more words

Confessions Wisdom

Habitude Tuesday: Why Paying Your Bills On Time Doesn’t Guarantee a Good Credit Score

Oh, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t pay those bills, or pay them on time… but Housing Counselor and Financial Coach Mansa Musa says there are other factors that go into a good credit score. 265 more words

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Junior Achievement Works to Build Financial Literacy in Kids

This story originally appeared on Delaware Public Media.

Financial literacy is a concept that intimidates many adults. But at Junior Achievement in Wilmington, 45 kids spent part of their summer learning about good credit and how to stick to a budget – so they’ll be ready when the time comes to manage their own money. 116 more words

Junior Achievement USA

Heading In The Right Direction: Steps For Good Credit

For homeowner hopefuls, getting approved for a mortgage can seem like a daunting task. One reason for this potential looming cloud is an unimpressive credit score that a potential buyer feels is holding them back. 502 more words

Coldwell Banker

Three reports, three scores

As a credit counselor, one of the most frequent questions I get about credit reports is: “Why do I have three credit scores and why are they different?” The honest answer (that no one really appreciates) is that you actually have MORE THAN three scores! 496 more words

Measuring Your Financial Health Beyond The Credit Score

The credit score has become a ubiquitous way to assess someone’s credit-worthiness. It is used in a host of underwriting decisions and background checks, from mortgages to auto to business loans, apartment rentals and even employment candidacy. 698 more words

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Understanding Your Credit Scores

July is Consumer Credit Awareness month here at Apprisen, so stay connected to ApprisenMoneyMinute.com and stay informed.

Your credit scores are not as complex as you would think. 588 more words