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Credit Capitol: Charlotte Area’s Helping Hand

Published on September 27, 2016 By admin

We’ve all been there. The car or truck that’s been paid off for years – the car or truck that’s been saving us from monthly payments – has come to its final days. We need a loan from a financial institution to replace our departed friend. For those with solid or perfect credit, securing that […]

Paying for Your Credit Score

Published on June 28, 2012 By admin

The resource that lets Americans access their credit reports once a year for free is a much-needed service. This report can be a real lifesaver for some when it comes to monitoring a score for suspected fraud. But the reports that can be received for free are often not the reports that lenders look at […]

How Marriage Changes Money

Published on April 9, 2012 By admin

We all know what we are supposed to do when we are thinking about marriage. Everyone says that marriage is about love, and as long as you love someone then marriage should be the logical next step. But what about money? It can be a hard question to ask and may seem shallow to some, […]

New Oversight Means New Rules for Credit Collectors

Published on March 2, 2012 By admin

Recently a major consumer finance watchdog released reports that the government has plans to regulate previously unregulated financial firms. Now these debt collectors and credit reporting agencies are preparing themselves for the worst. Consumers have been complaining that credit reporting agencies and debt collectors have been engaging in unethical collection tactics and have been overly […]

Leprechauns Worry About Protecting Their Gold on Saint Patrick’s Day

Published on March 2, 2012 By admin

Before this Saint Patrick’s Day the National Coalition of Leprechauns (NCL) is conjoining for a meeting on how they can protect their pots of gold. In years past the leprechauns have had some difficulty with keeping their gold safe from prying human eyes. This has led to an extreme credit crisis in the leprechaun community. […]

New Credit Card Accounts on the Rise

Published on February 23, 2012 By admin

Economists are reporting that more credit card accounts were opened last year than in recent years past. It is believed that this is due to the banking industry loosening some of the regulations they had imposed in recent years due to the recession. Data about the rise in credit card accounts was provided by TransUnion. […]

Weird Credit Tips That Really Work

Published on February 20, 2012 By admin

We all have this idea in our heads that the way to get a good credit score is to make sure you pay your bills off on time, every time. Also, the more you pay on every payment the faster your bills will be paid off. These are both true in regards to personal finance, […]

Identity Theft is Still at Large

Published on February 20, 2012 By admin

Though it may seem like something that does not affect many people anymore, since we all know so much about the issue now, many people in America are still affected by identity theft today. Even though we know more today about the dangers of identity theft those who seek to steal identities are constantly trying […]

Two Bad Credit Quick Fixes

Published on February 11, 2012 By admin

It may feel like a daunting endeavor to consider starting to repair your credit, but most financial experts agree that it is eventually worth it when you finally have the credit you need to purchase important things like a home or a new vehicle. But even if it is a very important thing to do, […]

What Your Significant Other Could Be Doing to Ruin Your Credit Score

Published on January 29, 2012 By admin

Whether it’s just a boy/girlfriend, a fiancé, or even a spouse it can still be difficult to talk to your significant other about finances. Hopefully by the time you’re married you will have managed to come around to that conversation, but even then it can be stressful having to bring the subject up. Talking about […]