Posts Categorized: Credit Report

How to Avoid a Credit Score Drop from Your Taxes


If you can’t pay your taxes, the IRS might not be your only problem. While taxes and credit often don’t overlap, the potential is there for the former to affect the latter. Unfortunately, it’s usually bad news when this happens, and some common tax issues can cause a massive drop in your credit score. Here are differentread more

Credit Report vs Credit Score: What’s the Difference?


Credit reports and credit scores are an important part of your financial history. While they may sound synonymous and the information on each is closely related, there are many differences between the two. Before you use these terms interchangeably, here are the important distinctions between a credit report and a credit score. What’s a creditread more

How to Get a Perfect Credit Score


Many blogs discuss the difference between a good and a bad credit score. But what about going from a good score to an excellent or even perfect credit score? A “perfect” FICO credit score of 850 points might be nearly impossible to obtain, but moving above 800 may be nearly as good. Credit scores thisread more