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Video: How to Make Your Credit Score Jump Like Jordan

Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche is a speaker and passionate, award winning teacher of fun financial empowerment. This video is an entry in the GOBankingRates Summer Savings Video Challenge. Share with your friends using #GBR1MinMoneyTip and watch more videos about the best ways to save money. Transcript: Hey hey hey, it’s me, The Budgetnista, here to...

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3 Ways You Can Ruin Your Credit Score in 60 Seconds

Have you co-signed any loans recently?

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The Biggest Credit Score Myth That Just Won’t Die

If you've been hanging onto your oldest credit card in order to boost your credit score, read this.

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Does Birth Order Affect Your Credit Score?

It's all in the family.

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Your Highest Credit Score Game Plan

Find out if going for the magic number is even realistic.

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7 Credit Myths You Thought Could Hurt Your Score But Don’t

Don't give any credit to these commonly held beliefs.

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Why FICO Isn’t the Only Credit Score You Should Care About

Whether you’re applying for a new credit card or have your fingers crossed for a mortgage loan toward your first home, understanding credit scores is an essential part of the process. However, with so many credit score models in existence, it can be difficult to diffuse the fog and truly determine 1. What is a...

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Why You Could Start Seeing Your Credit Score on Your Credit Card Bills

For some, it would be a nice reminder. For others... a not-so-nice reminder.

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How It’s Possible to Have a Perfect Payment History and Bad Credit

Paying your bills on time doesn't guarantee you a high credit score.

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What Is a Good Credit Score Anyway?

Wouldn’t it be great if lenders used common sense instead of credit scores to determine your “creditworthiness”? The lender could simply say, “Here’s someone who has a good income, no debt and pays 99 percent of her bills on time – let’s give her a loan.” Instead, they rely heavily on credit scores, leaving consumers...

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9 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Credit Score This Year

Here's to a new year and a new (and better) credit score.

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