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How to Get an 800 Credit Score

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Editor’s note: This article was originally published in June 2021. Getting your credit score above 800 earns you elite status. Just 21% of consumers have a credit score of 800 or above, according to Experian. An 800 credit score means…

How to Buy a House With Bad Credit

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When you’re trying to buy a house, especially for the first time, it can feel like the deck is stacked against you. Having bad credit can spell difficulty in getting a traditional mortgage loan. But wouldn’t getting off the rent…

Four Smart Moves to Make Today

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If you’re a woman and have been worried about finances lately, you’re not alone. More than 60% of working women said they had to make changes due to a financial strain related to the pandemic, according to a 2021 survey by…