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Why the Upper Class Still Needs Good Credit

Posted January 12, 2018

By: Alayna Pehrson – Digital Marketing Strategist at Best Company

In Need of Quick Credit Repair?

Posted December 28, 2017

So, you’ve applied for a loan, new credit card, or saw your credit score though one of the many free services available these days and you didn’t like what you saw. Your first response is likely – how do I do quick credit repair to get my score back up to where I’d like it to be?

Get Your Credit in Shape for that New Home!

Posted December 11, 2017

The new year and springtime are traditionally the peak periods for buying a home, and you’re thinking it might be the right time to get yourself a new place. If that’s the case, the time is perfect to make sure your credit is in the best shape possible.

New Year, New Technology: More Opportunities for Identity Theft

Posted December 1, 2017

By: Alayna Pehrson -- Digital Marketing Strategist at Best Company

5 Ways to Prepare Your Credit for the Holidays

Posted November 17, 2017

Holiday Credit

Credit Score Like a Boss!

Posted November 6, 2017


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Get Your Free Credit Report!

Posted October 27, 2017

You’re entitled to one free credit report a year from each of the three nationwide credit bureaus – Experian, Equifax and TransUnion – and it’s important you take advantage of it. Your credit report contains where you live, as well as past addresses, your bill paying history, your available credit and how much you’ve used, and legal matters that effect your financial life – like whether you’ve been sued or filed for bankruptcy.

Who Are These Credit Bureaus Anyways?

Posted October 23, 2017

The credit breach at Equifax and the personal data of millions of consumers stolen by the hackers has greatly increased awareness of just how significant the credit bureaus are in our lives. This is a good time to take a step back and ask the question – Who are the credit bureaus, and what do they actually do?

There are actually four agencies: 

Why Credit Matters in Retirement

Posted October 19, 2017


By: Alayna Pehrson - Digital Marketing Strategist for

How Do Lenders Determine If You Get a Loan?

Posted October 13, 2017

Have you ever wondered how lenders determine who and how much credit they’re willing to extend? It becomes a really interesting and important question when you start to think about getting a loan, or mortgage, for a new home. Knowing which factors go into determining a home loan can be the difference between qualifying for the loan and getting it at a good interest rate, or not.

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