Archive for August, 2009

The 10 Biggest Credit Repair Mistakes to Avoid

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

There are millions of people in the U.S. who currently suffer from bad credit. The good news is that bad credit is not permanent and can be fixed. However, you need to be careful how you go about it because there are some common credit repair mistakes that you can make. Avoid These Credit Mistakes – Do not dispute open accounts. When you dispute an account with a collector, they often close

10 Resources for Where to File Complaints About Creditors Who Have Treated You Unfairly

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

Most people who have had to deal with creditors and collection agencies have, at some point, been treated unfairly. Creditors often use scare tactics to intimidate you so they can get the full amount that they feel you owe them. If you feel that you have been treated in an unfair and unprofessional manner by a creditor or financial institute, there are resources available to you so you can file a

10 Places Which Will Help You Fix Your Credit For Free

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

A good credit score is vital for getting approved for and securing the best rates on loans. Credit repair can fix all those damages to your credit history and give you a higher score. Luckily, there are ways to do it for free so that it won’t cost you a dime. Do You Need to Fix Your Credit Score – Get a copy of your credit report. Before you can fix your credit, you need to know what is o

10 Different Ways of Removing Collections From Your Credit Report

Monday, August 24th, 2009

When you have a bill that is way overdue because you haven’t paid it in awhile, it eventually gets turned over to a collection agency. Once an account gets into collections it can hound your credit for years to come. If you already have a collections report showing on your credit history, there are some ways you can go about to get it removed. Remove Collections from Credit Report – Dispu

10 Steps To Repairing Your Credit

Friday, August 21st, 2009

In today’s downward economy, credit repair is becoming more and more common. Many people do not check their credit reports so they do not know how they can often be wrong. If you do not attempt to repair your credit, your credit score could suffer needlessly for years to come. Steps to a Better Fico Score – Take out a loan. As far as your credit score goes, an installment loan has more va

10 Strategies for Financing Your Child’s College Education

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

Everyone knows that colleges are expensive but necessary to scoring a good career. Yet every year the tuition keeps going up and up. Whether you have a child ready to go to college now or within the next 10 years, here are some strategies and tips for how to pay for their education. Is College Worth the Money – Is a prestigious college worth the price? Your child could probably easily get i

10 Ways To Save $500 In A Year

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Everyone is interested in saving money, especially in this downward economy of today. With rising utility costs and tight budgets anything that you can manage to save for a rainy day is a good thing. Here are some suggestions and tips to help you save at least $500 a year. Ways to Save $500 a Year – Find lower rates for your insurance. Chances are you are paying too much for insurance right

10 Ways To Save Money Shopping Online

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

Doing your shopping online is more than just being about convenience. Often you can find some really good deals that can help you save money on all of your purchases. Before you go out to the mall to spend your hard earned money, check out these tips on shopping online. How to Save Money Online – Look for coupons online. Online coupons can be used just like a regular coupon that you clip ou

10 Ways To Save Money On Gas

Monday, August 17th, 2009

Gas prices may have fallen since the high prices of several months ago, but the money saving efforts we used then can still be used now. Gas is still a big expense for commuters and people who have to drive every day. Even with lowered gas prices, you can still save some money by following these tips. Save Gas and Cut Emissions – Drive at a reasonable speed. Every time you drive fast, your

10 Things You Should Know About Financial Planners

Friday, August 14th, 2009

Financial matters and money management are important skills that everyone should know. But sometimes it is a smarter option to hire a professional that knows the ins and outs of the financial world better than you do. But before you go out and hire the first financial planner that you come across, here are some things you should first know. Questions to Ask a Financial Planner – Know the ri