Category Archives: Poor Credit

Banks and building societies to launch new fee-free ‘no frills’ accounts

Barclays, Santander, NatWest, RBS, HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group, TSB, the Co-operative Bank and Nationwide Building Society are among those that will offer deals under the agreement, the Treasury said. Basic bank accounts, which are already offered by some banks, are … Continue reading

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Where to Get Startup Business Loans For Bad Credit

Money is a big worry when you’re starting a small business. It’s an even bigger headache when you have bad credit. With the growth of alternative lending, established businesses with bad credit have options for small-business loans. Startups with poor … Continue reading

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A look at the factors that determine your auto insurance rate

Your credit score. Insurance companies care – quite a lot, actually – about that three-digit number when determining a rate. Most people are very surprised credit is a factor, said Laura Adams, a senior analyst for insuranceQuotes.com. Studies have shown … Continue reading

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Courts in Canyon County have an estimated $33 million in unpaid fines a fees

Anna Hernandez, court financing supervisor in Canyon County, said when a bill is sent to a collection agency, it can have an impact on that persons personal credit rating. However, some of the individuals in debt already have poor credit … Continue reading

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Money: How To Get Cash With A Poor Credit Rating

ShareTweet We all know how difficult it can be to obtain funding when you have a poor credit rating. In the US, reporters claim that around forty-five million Americans have no credit score at all. So, it’s become a real … Continue reading

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Family celebrates Christmas in new home after months of homelessness

“I was basically starving,” Martis Cooper said Friday from her Longview home, where she cradled her sleeping 3-month-old daughter as her two older children raced around the house in their footed pajamas. “My stomach never protruded or anything.” Martis Cooper’s … Continue reading

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Chicago Public Schools’ credit rating takes yet another hit

Chicago Public Schools already poor credit rating took yet another hit Monday, as the district prepares to go to market on more than $1 billion in long-term borrowing. Moodys Investors Service downgraded much of the districts existing bonds to the … Continue reading

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Understand Lender Credit Lingo & Jump to a Higher Credit Category

When you check your credit score, you might be used to seeing it described as fair, poor, good or excellent. Lenders see those categories, too. They just use different labels: subprime, non-prime, prime and super-prime. Lenders decide what interest rates … Continue reading

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How Your Credit Score Can Jack Up Your Home and Car Insurance

Insurance companies maintain that information found in credit scores can correlate with instances of policyholders becoming victims of typically covered perils such as fires, burglaries and more. Thats why insurance carriers have been using credit scores as part of their … Continue reading

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This Startup Wants a Stake in Your Home, Poor Credit No Problem

Nicole Bennett wanted to pull cash out of her house in Antioch, California, to reduce a growing mound of debt. When Bennett’s mortgage lender, Wells Fargo amp; Co., refused the social worker because her credit score was too low, she … Continue reading

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