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A 6-step guide to building a strong credit score

Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. Credit score is a crucial factor not only in securing a mortgage, credit card, or loan – it can dramatically affect everything from auto insurance rates and cell phone contracts to overall employability. What is a credit score? Simply put, this is a three-digit number that any […]

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Former sergeant jailed for using credit cards stolen from colleague to buy iPhones

Defendant Johnny Lau Chun-ning, 35. Archive photo. A former sergeant was jailed for 22 months in district court on Friday after he twice stole a colleague’s credit card to buy three iPhones in 2019. Johnny Lau Chun-ning, 36, had previously pleaded guilty to six counts of theft and deception of property for stealing two Hang […]

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Nine Ways To Boost Your Credit Score This Christmas – Which One? News

According to the Equifax credit reference agency, more people check their credit report and score on New Years Day than any other day during the holiday season. Its data shows that Christmas Day is only the third most popular day of the holiday for the essential annual task. No matter what day you’re planning a […]

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Former sergeant who stole colleague’s credit cards to buy iPhones once thought about suicide, court said

Defendant Johnny Lau Chun-ning, 35. Archive photo. A 36-year-old former sergeant who stole a colleague’s credit card twice to buy three iPhones told district court on Friday that he had already thought about killing himself with his son. Johnny Lau Chun-ning had previously pleaded guilty to six counts of theft and obtaining property by deception […]

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Suspect found with checks, credit cards likely stolen in mail, police say

item TOWNSHIP OF TREDYFFRIN, Pennsylvania. – Chester County authorities are urging residents to check their bank accounts for “abnormal activity” after a person was found with numerous checks and credit cards that investigators said were stolen in the mail. The Tredyffrin Township Police Department arrested the unnamed person on Sunday following a joint investigation that […]

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How to dispose of credit cards

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Lenders Use AI to Offer Low Credit Personal Loans to Borrowers

item New fintech lenders are using AI to expand access to credit and provide personal loans to borrowers with low credit scores. (iStock) Fintech lenders are taking an unprecedented step by using artificial intelligence (AI) to offer personal loans to consumers with low or even no credit scores. In fact, a fintech startup lending platform […]

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Where to get a personal loan with a credit score of 550

Our goal here at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS number 1681276, referred to as “Credible” below, is to give you the tools and the confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we promote the products of our partner lenders who pay us for our services, all opinions are ours. You can get a personal loan […]