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To fix a bad credit score quickly, dispute any errors on your credit report and consider negotiating with a creditor to have him remove a negative account from your report, states Forbes. Pay off any overdue accounts and... More »

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Fix bad credit by getting an accurate credit report, correcting report errors and negotiating repayment with creditors, recommends the Federal Trade Commission. Establish credit accounts to improve credit rating, as reco... More »

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You can increase your credit score by paying your bills on time, keeping a relatively low balance on credit cards and having a longer credit history with multiple accounts, explains MyFICO. The amount of debt held relati... More »

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Improve a low credit score by analyzing your credit report and disputing any errors, paying off debts, balancing existing cards and keeping up with current payments, states About.com. Avoid applying for new credit cards,... More »

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Achieving a high FICO credit score is done by correcting errors on a credit report, not using credit cards more than necessary, keeping an eye on credit scores and paying bills on time, according to U.S. News & World Rep... More »

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Financial strategies that are effective in raising a credit score include disputing errors on a credit report, requesting the removal of negative items and paying bills on time each month. Another method is to obtain a n... More »

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A credit charge-off appears on a credit report when the initial creditor essentially gives up on being paid and removes it from the company's account balance sheets, according to Bankrate. However, this does not mean tha... More »

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