5 Credit Scores Facts & Fallacies

Credit scores can be a bit mysterious. Here are a few of the most common misunderstandings about credit scores:
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Having A Good Mix on a Credit Report Can Boost Your FICO Score

If you are already making on-time payments on your loans and credit cards, you are on your way to a better credit score. In fact, you may see your scores rise a bit each month as you establish a good payment history. If you are rebuilding credit, or are ready to take your credit score to the next level, it’s important to understand how the FICO credit scoring system ...
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Equifax Extends Offer to Freeze Credit Reports

After the personal information of 145.5 million people was exposed to hackers during the Equifax security breach last year, the company offered to waive the normal fees to freeze credit reports for individuals if they received a request to do so before January 31, 2018.
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Life Events Can Change the Way You File Taxes

Major life changes can be intimidating in a lot of ways. Here are few life events that may change how you file taxes, how much money you have withheld from paychecks, and how much money you can expect to receive in your refund.
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3 Simple Ways to File Your Taxes

When it comes time to file your taxes, there are three ways to get the job done. No matter how you decide to file, there are certain things you should have ready ahead of time to make the process go as smoothly as possible.
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Advantages of Automating Your Finances

One way to keep your finances organized while sticking to your budget is to automate payments and deposits. Automating finances works especially well for people who have a predictable income, or have bills which are consistently the same each month.
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How to Organize Your Finances

Did you know you can save money on fees, build a good credit history, and reduce the amount of stress you feel about your finances just by taking a few small steps toward better organization?
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Should I Leave Lines of Credit Open?

To answer this question we need to review the definition of credit and why we use credit. Credit is the agreement to pay for something in the future which you have already received. Two types include revolving credit, credit cards for example, and installment credit, car notes and personal installment loans are examples of these.
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Advantages of Using a Tax Professional

There are several advantages to using a tax professional that many people don’t realize. A potentially larger tax return check, year-round customer support, and convenience are just a few. The costs of hiring a tax professional is often tax deductible as well.
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What is a Tax Advance Loan?

A Tax Advance Loan uses the taxpayer’s anticipated tax refund as security against a loan for the same or a lesser amount of money.
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