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How Does a Late Payment Affect Your Credit Score?

By Credit Diva of Dallas 15 Apr, 2021 0 Comments

Having a credit card or loan requires careful budgeting and planning, so you can get it paid off responsibly. Installment loans, such as car loans, have a set amount you pay every month. This amount is decided in advance of you accepting the loan terms. A credit car loan is different because the

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How Does Applying for a New Credit Card Affect Your Credit Score?

By Credit Diva of Dallas 08 Apr, 2021 0 Comments

Your finances are much better off with a good credit score, so you want to make sure that you’re not doing too much damage by applying for new credit. When you put in an application for a card, the card issuer will look at your credit history in what is known as an inquiry. This is so they can

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Credit Help: 10 Tips to Improve Your Credit Score in 2021

By Credit Diva of Dallas 01 Apr, 2021 0 Comments

So, you want more housing options. You want the ability to qualify for loans with low fees and low-interest rates.  You want insurance discounts and security deposit immunity on utilities. Working towards maintaining a good credit score makes perfect financial sense, especially now, in 2021.

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Best Budgeting Apps To Help You Pay Down Debt In 2021!

By Credit Diva of Dallas 25 Mar, 2021 0 Comments

With the new year already in full swing, it’s an ideal time to take a look at how you can pay down those debts. Maybe this was one of your new year’s resolutions. Even if it wasn’t, most people are eager to see that debt number decrease. So, how can you tackle the debt and watch it disappear?

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Recovering from Covid-19 Credit Mistakes

By Credit Diva of Dallas 18 Mar, 2021 0 Comments

With the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping across the country, millions of Americans have found themselves out of a job. For some people, it was a temporary bump in the road, and for others, the financial loss is still ongoing. According to Pew Research, of those who have lost a job due to the

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4 Tips for Better Credit In 2021

By Credit Diva of Dallas 11 Mar, 2021 0 Comments

As the new year is now in full swing and we’re headed toward spring, there is still plenty of time to make this year a better one for your credit. Having a decent credit report is vital to your future opportunities. Lenders are quick to check out your credit when making decisions about your

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How New Credit Changes Your Credit Score

By Credit Diva of Dallas 04 Mar, 2021 0 Comments

When a lender pulls your credit or FICO score, one of the factors impacting that score is new credit. Since everything that influences your score in either direction is important to the type of interest rate you’ll get, it’s essential to understand how new credit will affect your score. New

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Consumer Credit Report Complaints are Growing: Check Your Credit

By Credit Diva of Dallas 25 Feb, 2021 0 Comments

When the coronavirus pandemic struck our shores, we didn’t really know how it would affect our country. Not only did the virus take the lives of many people, but it also impacted the United States economy. With the economy taking a downturn, people have struggled to make ends meet.

Fortunately,

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'How Do I Understand the Results When I Check My Credit Score?'

By Credit Diva of Dallas 18 Feb, 2021 0 Comments

Have you ever compared different credit reports? Depending on the date that you request and receive a report, your credit score could be different between various reports from different credit bureaus. 

Did you know that there are many more different credit scores than what you can receive

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Credit Diva Answers: Do I Need a Business Credit Score?

By Credit Diva of Dallas 11 Feb, 2021 0 Comments

Bad credit can affect everything about your life—including your business if you own your own company. We've talked about the importance of monitoring your credit for credit repair, McKinney business owners—but does that also apply to a business credit score? 

Do you need a business credit score?

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How Does a Late Payment Affect Your Credit Score?

By Credit Diva of Dallas 15 Apr, 2021 0 Comments

Having a credit card or loan requires careful budgeting and planning, so you can get it paid off responsibly. Installment loans, such as car loans, have a set amount you pay every month. This

Continue reading

How Does Applying for a New Credit Card Affect Your Credit Score?

By Credit Diva of Dallas 08 Apr, 2021 0 Comments

Your finances are much better off with a good credit score, so you want to make sure that you’re not doing too much damage by applying for new credit. When you put in an application for a card,

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Credit Help: 10 Tips to Improve Your Credit Score in 2021

By Credit Diva of Dallas 01 Apr, 2021 0 Comments

So, you want more housing options. You want the ability to qualify for loans with low fees and low-interest rates.  You want insurance discounts and security deposit immunity on utilities. Working

Continue reading

Best Budgeting Apps To Help You Pay Down Debt In 2021!

By Credit Diva of Dallas 25 Mar, 2021 0 Comments

With the new year already in full swing, it’s an ideal time to take a look at how you can pay down those debts. Maybe this was one of your new year’s resolutions. Even if it wasn’t, most people

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