Credit scores impact our lives in more ways than you might think, yet, unfortunately, they are intentionally opaque and difficult to understand. In this article, we’ll clear up what credit scores are, why they matter, how to build credit, and how to improve your credit score.
Credit reports are an integral part of our financial system, yet many of us are seriously misinformed about how credit reports work. We'll help you understand what your credit report is and why it’s important.
The worst thing that can happen after you buy tradelines is not seeing your tradelines post to your credit report. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to boost your chances of getting your tradelines to post.
Credit repair can take months to see results, but fortunately, there are some credit hacks that you can use to get better credit on a shorter time scale. Check out our list of the best credit hacks to help you improve your credit.
One question we often hear is “Do tradelines still work in 2020?” Fortunately, we can say with certainty that tradelines do still work in 2020, and we are confident they will continue to be effective for years to come.
Balance transfers can be a valuable tool for helping consumers get out of credit card debt without being crushed by interest charges. On the other hand, if you’re not careful, they can leave you worse off than you were before. Read this article to find out everything you need to know about balance transfers and how to decide if a balance transfer is right for you.
Is it possible to have too much credit? We answer the question of whether having too much credit could hurt your credit score by breaking it down into three parts: having too much available credit, having too much debt, and having too many credit accounts.
There’s never a bad time to start building good credit, but there definitely is a good time to start: as early as possible. The earlier someone starts building credit, the easier it will be to seek credit as an adult. The question is: at what age can you start building credit?
Credit myths are extremely common. Unfortunately, many people believe these myths, and their credit suffers as a result of taking incorrect actions. Let’s get to the bottom of these credit myths so you can start improving your credit the right way.
How many tradelines should you buy? There are cases when it’s best to get a single tradeline and other cases when multiple tradelines might be more appropriate. To help you decide, we’ll discuss examples for each scenario.
Most of us have credit reports assembled about us by the credit bureaus, yet few of us know about the surprising history of credit reporting. Find out how the credit bureaus evolved into what they are today and about the many scandals that have taken place along the way.
A “CPN” or “CPN number” might sound like a good solution if you have had trouble with your credit and want to “start fresh.” However, CPNs are not what they are marketed to be. Learn the truth about CPNs and why you should avoid them.
Perhaps the title “Credit Repair vs Tradelines” is not entirely accurate, but this is a common way that many consumers think of the two industries. In truth, the services really go hand-in-hand, but we will highlight several differences in order to understand the full range of credit-related options.
Derogatory items can stay on your credit report and damage your credit scores for years. We’ll help you understand minor and major derogatories, how derogatory items affect your credit score, and what you can do about them.
Choosing the right tradelines for your credit can be a challenge. Since everyone's credit report is unique, there is no "one size fits all" approach. Learn more about how to choose the right authorized user tradelines to buy using our helpful buyer's guide.
People tend to think that the limit of the tradeline is more important, but if you believe this, you are misinformed and you will not get the results you hope for. If you want to see good results, you have to focus on age.
Inquiries are often blamed for people's bad credit, but we're not so sure that's the case. Read this article to learn what hard inquiries and soft inquiries are and the truth about how inquiries affect your credit score.
If you’re wondering how to update your credit report information fast so that you can improve your credit rating quickly, you may be interested in getting a rapid rescore. Find the answers to all your questions about rapid rescores in this article.
Tradelines are commonly believed to have more of a positive impact on one’s credit score at certain age levels. Based on the examples we have seen, we have come up with our own observations on the question of which age levels are particularly beneficial for credit scores.