Category: Credit Score

Your credit score might just be the most important number in your financial portfolio. A good credit score helps you move forward with the best financing tools the most competitive interest rates, while a bad credit score usually ends up costing you money. You pay more to use credit, you face higher insurance premiums, and you may even have to put deposits down to secure services like your mobile plan and utilities. With that in mind, we’ve gathered the latest credit score news from around the web and we break it down to explain how it affects your bottom line.

Bad consumer credit can hold you back

Bad Consumer Credit Delays Recovery

December 2nd, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

Bad consumer credit caused by negative public records such as foreclosure actions issued during the Great Recession may still be holding people back.

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A good credit score is just ahead

Credit Score Rebound

November 14th, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

As penalties from foreclosures and short sales executed during the Great Recession expire, many consumers see their credit scores rebound significantly.

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Poor credit can drive you off into debt

Can Poor Credit Drive You Crazy?

November 7th, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks

Your poor credit score may be costing you more and that’s not just due to higher rates on credit cards and loans. Even insurance premiums may be higher.

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A good credit score is just ahead

Want Better Credit? Check Your Score.

August 22nd, 2016 | Michael Koretzky

Just the act of checking your credit score makes you more aware of where you stand so you know what you need to do to achieve good credit.

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Achieve the credit score you want

Credit Score Obstacle to Homebuying

July 29th, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

A low credit score may not be as much of a roadblock to buying a home as you might think. A good credit building strategy can get you there within the year.

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Achieving the American Dream

July 1st, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

With the help of Consolidated Credit, Maria Altamirano was able to eliminate her high interest credit card debt to become a first time homebuyer.

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Greatest Generation?

June 17th, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks

You might think America’s youngest generation would be worse with credit, but it turns out they’re savvier about both credit reports and credit scores.

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Renters vs. Owners

April 15th, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks

A study looks at the debts and debt problems of property renters versus homeowners. Is there a correlation between mortgage holders and financial stability?

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"We are really proud to recommend Consolidated Credit" Kathleen Cannon, President & CEO of United Way of Broward County. Consolidated Credit Counseling Services, Inc. is pleased to announce our partnership with the United Way as a United Way Chairman’s Circle Organization.

"We are really proud to recommend Consolidated Credit" Kathleen Cannon, President & CEO of United Way of Broward County. Consolidated Credit Counseling Services, Inc. is pleased to announce our partnership with the United Way as a United Way Chairman’s Circle Organization.

All Consolidated Credit counselors are certified personal financial counselors (CFC) We've helped 5 million people get out of debt! Call us today and see what we can do for you.

Consolidated Credit is honored to receive the 2012 Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Nonprofit Organization of the Year award. The EIFLE awards acknowledge innovation, dedication and the commitment of organizations that support financial literacy education worldwide. See what Consolidated Credit can do for you.

Consolidated Credit is honored to receive the 2012 Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Nonprofit Organization of the Year award. The EIFLE awards acknowledge innovation, dedication and the commitment of organizations that support financial literacy education worldwide. See what Consolidated Credit can do for you.

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Time tested and customer trusted. Consolidated Credit Counseling Services has been a BBB Accredited Business since 1998 and has a current A+ rating. Call us today and see what we can do for you.

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Time tested and customer trusted. Consolidated Credit Counseling Services has been a BBB Accredited Business since 1998 and has a current A+ rating. Call us today and see what we can do for you.

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Consolidated Credit is proud to be an ANAB accredited member. Accreditation by a recognized and respected body such as ANAB ensures the impartiality and competence of our company. To see what we can do for you, give us a call.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development - HUD's mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. Consolidated Credit is proud to be a member of HUD and also part of the Hope Now Alliance.

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