Because lenders assess your credit score to determine how much of a financial risk you are, it is vital to stay on top of your credit score and check your credit reports yearly. You simply need a computer with Internet a... More »

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Consumers can order their free yearly credit reports and buy their credit scores online at AnnualCreditReport.com, through the toll-free phone number 877-322-8228, or by mailing the Annual Credit Report Request Form to t... More »

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Several ways in which people can increase their credit scores are to check their credit reports and resolve any errors; set up automatic payments and payment reminders; and cut down on debt, according to myFICO. The cred... More »

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A credit score of 585 is not considered to be a good credit score and indicates to lenders that the individual is in the high-risk category. With a FICO credit score of 585, it is difficult for a person to get new lines ... More »

According to Qualified Mortgage, most lenders require a credit score of 620 or higher for a conventional loan, as of 2014. However, FHA.com notes that FHA loans are often more lenient and require a lower minimum. More »

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Consumers can order their free yearly credit reports and buy their credit scores online at AnnualCreditReport.com, through the toll-free phone number 877-322-8228, or by mailing the Annual Credit Report Request Form to t... More »

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Several ways in which people can increase their credit scores are to check their credit reports and resolve any errors; set up automatic payments and payment reminders; and cut down on debt, according to myFICO. The cred... More »

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