Credit Score Articles

Advice and Articles about Credit Scores

Review the wide range of articles about credit scores. Review what causes your credit score to rise or fall, how to establish  and maintain good credit, and what steps you can take to rebuild your credit if it has been damaged.

  • Betsalel Cohen
    Can Alternative Credit Data Help?
    Alternative credit data and scores can help millions of consumers gain access to credit. Traditional credit data and credit scores do not contain valuable...
  • Mark Cappel
    Debt Consolidation & Credit Score
    Debt consolidation strategies have different affects on your credit score. Learn the impacts credit counseling, debt settlement, and bankruptcy have on your sco
  • Mark Cappel
    Credit Score FAQ
    Free tips on establishing, maintaining, and improving your credit rating.
  • Daniel Cohen
    Free Credit Check
    Consumers have three ways to check their credit score, including signing up at Credit Karma, asking a lender for your score, and signing up a for fee-based...
  • Mark Cappel
    Foreclosure and Credit Score
    Record numbers of Americans have credit scores less than 600. Review how specific credit problems, like bankruptcy and foreclosure, affect a credit score.
  • Daniel Cohen
    7 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score
    Learn 7 sure-fire ways to improve your credit score quickly and efficiently. Most of these techniques are simple and easy to accomplish...
  • Mark Cappel
    VantageScore vs. FICO
    FICO is the most popular credit scoring model, but VantageScore is a new model claiming to be more accurate for young people and other consumers with thin...
  • Mark Cappel
    Short Sale, Foreclosure & Your Credit Score
    Short Sale, Foreclosure & Your Credit Score | Review two tables, from FICO data, showing how a short sale, foreclosure, and bankruptcy affect your score. You...
  • Daniel Cohen
    Understanding Your Credit Score
    Understanding your credit score | Understanding your credit score and how it works is easy when you use the resources available at