Tag Archives: credit report

Caught in Catch-22

From CNNMoney.com via Yahoo! Finance, “I Have Jobs, but No One Wants Them” by Kitt Walsh:* Many fail our background checks Owner: Jim Angleton Company: AEGIS FinServe Corp. Location: Miami Annual revenue: $1.9 million Aegis provides U.S. government agencies with … Continue reading

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Strategic Default on Credit Cards?

So, I found this charming comment while browsing consumerist.com the other day.  It’s a real conversation starter.  What do you think?  My opinion is at the end. “…I am in some severe debt. I had been a perennial student/graduate student/post … Continue reading

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The 5 C’s of Creditworthiness – How Do You Stack Up?

Have you ever heard of “The Five C’s?”  It was once how banks judged creditworthiness (back when they used to do that sort of thing.)*  The idea is that the lender can judge the chance that the prospective borrower might … Continue reading

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Credit Score v. Credit Report

Alright, I sense some confusion between credit scores and credit reports, so let’s clear it up. Clarity matters, because not knowing the difference between you credit report and your credit score will only lead to massive confusion.  And confusion leads … Continue reading

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