Listen to Top Podcasts to Build Great Credit

May 7th, 2014 | Author:

[I]f you are working to build or rebuild credit, you should take some time to learn from the experts. Here are some experts worth listening to.

Want to get the highest credit score?

Listen for some great advice from Anthony Sprauve with MyFico.com on what characteristics are common to people with high credit scores. He answers detailed questions that you may have like how many accounts they have and what you can do to get a higher score. He is the director of public relations for the popular site.

Get the facts on credit scores

If you want to learn the facts about credit and understand the truths behind some popular myths, you will want to listen to Tom Quinn. He will tell you if your income can help your score or if an inquiry will hurt it. He compares short sales and foreclosures on your credit.

Tom Quinn is the vice president at myFico and has written on the subject of credit. He also worked at FICO as the Vice President of Scoring as part of his 15 years with the company.

How to raise your credit score fast

How would you like to see your credit score improve in 90 days? Jeanne Kelly tells you how you can make improvements in your credit that will help you see results. There are no shortcuts on this podcast, but the tips provide long-term benefits.
Jeanne Kelly wrote the book, The 90 Day Credit Challenge, and has worked as a credit coach for people looking for guidance.

She has even appeared on The Today Show.

How credit scores really work

If you just want to understand the basics of credit scoring as your first step to building or improving credit, this podcast will give you the information you need. It tells you how they are created and how they are calculated. Listen to Barry Paperno to find answers to some of the most common questions people ask.

Barry Paperno has vast experience on this subject, having worked for FICO, Bank of America, Experian, and other companies.

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3 ideas to Help You Pay Down Debt without a Second Job

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[M]ost people who spend too much know it. They run into the store for paper towels or a gallon of milk and come back with two or three bags of stuff. Every time they sit down to pay the bills and see they don’t have enough money to cover expenses, they promise never to splurge […]

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