Tag: credit score

Which States Have the Best Credit Scores?

A little change of pace today: here’s a fun infographic depicting the states with the best credit scores along with the average credit scores per age group. All of this information (and more) can be found at Credit Karma. If you haven’t done so already, log in to grab a free credit score today (it …

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How Often Does My Credit Score Change?

Ever wonder about the answer to this question?  I know I do.  I spent 15 working years in personal and mortgage banking, and among other things, I learned well during that time how important a credit score can be. 

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Credit Karma Review: Free Credit Scores (Really)

A few months ago, Three Thrifty Guys began approaching several companies that we have grown to “like and trust” in hopes they might wish to partner with us by providing sponsorship dollars to the website. In return, TTG would produce some content on their behalf . We are pleased to announce one of these companies that …

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Frugality and Credit Cards: Mutually Exclusive?

Credit cards are plagued with a negative reputation. The media frequently discusses the harmful aspects of using them. Traditionally that is carrying balances, missing payments and increasing interest rates. However, there are plenty of positive reasons to use credit cards. And with proper usage, credit cards can be a part of your frugal lifestyle. Using …

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Will Signing Up for a Credit Card Hurt my Credit Score?

I was just about to check-out during a recent visit to Amazon.com – when an ad popped up. It said that if I opened up an Amazon credit card, I could get $40 credit added to the card. This meant that I could get my purchase for free plus have an extra $30 left over! …

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