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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Credit Card Advice for New Graduates

June 26th, 2017 | Author:

[I]f you’ve recently graduated or plan to this summer, you may be planning to enter the world of being an adult. You’ll get a job, maybe an apartment and car, and probably open a bank account if you don’t already have one. You may also decide to get a credit card with your new income. […]

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3 Reasons to Start Out a Marriage with Good Credit

June 23rd, 2017 | Author:

[W]ith summer comes plans for weddings, big beautiful bouquets, a gorgeous wedding dress, garden ceremony and many other unique plans. Of course, each of these items cost money, which can add up to thousands of dollars. What many couples fail to plan for as they dream of their wedding is how to start out marriage […]

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Why the Employed Struggle to Survive

June 21st, 2017 | Author:

[E]ven those with full-time jobs often end up struggling to pay their bills and protect their credit rating. They live paycheck to paycheck with barely enough left over to last until the next payday. With reports of the economy improving and a low unemployment rate, this may not make sense. One theory is that shifting […]

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How to Save Money on Vacation This Summer

June 19th, 2017 | Author:
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[P]eople look forward to summertime partially because they have a vacation planned. It’s a chance to get away and take a break from the stresses of life. Unfortunately for those who live on a tight budget, coming back from vacation may be a dose of reality they would just as soon forget. You can imagine […]

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Financial Steps to Take Before You Graduate

June 16th, 2017 | Author:
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[I]f you’re about to graduate college and enter the workforce, you want to start out on the right foot. It’s all too easy to get caught up in the idea of a steady paycheck and make some bad financial decisions. Here are a few things you should do about your finances before you graduate. Think […]

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How to Sell Stuff to Make Money

June 15th, 2017 | Author:
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[Y]ou have a bill to pay and you don’t have the money. Or your car broke down and you don’t have the extra funds to pay for the repair. One way to come up with cash when you need it is to sell something you own. However, it’s not always as easy as it sounds. […]

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Have You Become a Financial Adult?

June 9th, 2017 | Author:
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[A]s a teenager and even college student, you probably had your parents looking out for you. They helped with expenses even if you had a part-time job. Now that you have entered adulthood with a full-time job, you feel like a grownup. But have you grown up financially? You Know How to Budget A person […]

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