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FICO to Change Their Scoring System Which Could Help Millions Save Billions

Credit scores are an important factor when determining how much consumers pay in interest for such things as car loans and mortgages, along with a host of other areas it can affect a consumer’s personal finances. Since credit scores can … Continue reading

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Credit Karma Won’t Be Giving FICO Scores Anytime Soon

Now that some credit card companies are giving FICO scores to customers with their monthly statements, some people wonder why the free credit score companies don’t simply begin providing users with their FICO score as well? Many of these free … Continue reading

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Credit Karma Rivals: 5 Credit Cards Offering Free Credit Scores

It used to be those playing in the free credit score arena knew each other well. Credit Karma was the king, with others like Credit Sesame and Quizzle trying to dethrone it. While they were all battling each other, a … Continue reading

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Credit Karma vs Discover FICO Score Review: Which is Better?

Now that Discover cards are offering free credit scores to all their card holders as part of their monthly statement, more people are wondering whether the score from Credit Karma or Discover is better? This isn’t an easy question to … Continue reading

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Credit Karma vs FICO Score

One of the negative points thrown at websites like Credit Karma is that the free credit score they give is not your FICO score. Credit Karma offers three different types of credit scores, all supplied by the credit reporting agency … Continue reading

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Will Discover Make Credit Karma Obsolete?

There is once again a change taking place in the world of free credit scores. When Credit Karma first appeared, it was the one bringing a change in this same business. Their entry altered the way many people obtained their … Continue reading

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Is Quizzle Free Credit Score a Scam or Legit?

Many people have come to realize that your credit score can be quite important to save money when you are trying to get certain types of loans. A good credit score can mean paying thousands of dollars less in interest … Continue reading

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Is Credit Sesame a Scam or Legit?

Your credit score is important for a variety of reasons. This score can have a huge impact on how much you’ll end up paying in interest on loans, sometimes with a difference of tens of thousands of dollar, depending on … Continue reading

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Is Credit Karma Free Credit Score a Scam?

When people first hear about Credit Karma and the free credit scores they provide, the first question that comes to mind is whether or not Credit Karma a scam? They want to know if it’s truly legit. Is it really … Continue reading

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How A Good Credit Score Can Save You Money

By Bethy Hardeman for Credit Karma You’ve heard it before: You should improve your credit. But do you know just why you should focus on your credit health? It’s not just because you can qualify for credit cards with great … Continue reading

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A Life Without Debt: Not Immune From The Credit Crisis

I knew it was bound to happen, but I’d been hoping that somehow I’d avoid it. Despite having excellent credit and no debt, we got a letter from one of our credit card companies dropping our limit from $10,000 to … Continue reading

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The Death of FICO?

Last week, Sadie wrote about how debt free living means not being a slave to a FICO score. In the article, she pointed out that FICO has become such an integral part of our lives that even the debt free … Continue reading

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