How to Find a Reputable Credit Counseling Agency

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If you want to learn how to find a reputable credit counseling agency, this article covers the key questions you should ask to avoid the scammers. Specifically, you want to press them about licensing, accreditation, services, and fees. Here are the top seven questions. Question #1: What source can I use to verify that you're a federally approved, … [Read more...]

5 Dire Consequences of Having Bad Credit


If you think that having a bad credit score is not that big of deal, you're sadly mistaken. The consequences of having bad credit are far and wide. Below, you'll learn about things such as higher fees, and the potential impact on your employment and marriage. After reading these tips, I think you'll make and even bigger effort to take care of your … [Read more...]

FICO Credit Score Boosters

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Believe it or not, it’s not very difficult to identify the components that affect your FICO credit score. This information is widely available. In addition, it shouldn’t surprise you that some components carry more weight than others. But what matters most is what you do with this knowledge. You have to apply it. Below are the elements that make up … [Read more...]

8 Step Credit Report Dispute Strategy


In the White Wealth Belt course, you learned the basics of disputing incorrect/inaccurate items contained in your credit file. Unfortunately, a credit bureau may not honor your first polite request to resolve the problem. The 8-step credit dispute strategy is a ninja technique that you can use to turn up the heat on them. The key to this technique … [Read more...]

Cleaning Up Your Credit Report

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There are two phases to regaining control of your credit. The first phase is to review your credit reports and make sure they don’t contain incorrect or inaccurate information about you or your credit history. This is the area that we will focus on in this section of the mini-course. White Wealth Belt (WWB) Jumpstart Training … [Read more...]

Credit Report Information Alert: 6 Organizations That Can Legally Spy On Your Private File

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Think you know who all is taking a peek at your credit report information? Don't bet on it. Your credit file is accessible to more people than you would imagine. Oh sure, you expect a potential creditor to examine your credit report information when you apply for a car loan, mortgage, or new credit card. They always tell you if you've been … [Read more...]