Do This, Not That To Fix Your Credit Fast

By |February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

Good credit is a key piece of your financial picture. If you want to borrow money to buy a car or a home, or just open a credit card without getting pinched by a high APR, you need a solid credit rating. But what if your credit is bad and you want to fix your credit fast? Take a look

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Get Approved for a Personal Loan

By |July 29th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

The following is a post on behalf of Choice Personal Loans Are you looking for a little cash? Thinking about applying for a personal loan? Before you submit an application, there are a few things you should do to ensure that not only you achieve approval, but also obtain the most optimal interest rates and desired borrowing amount. Shop Around

Free Credit Monitoring with Credit Karma for Thousandaires

By |July 13th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

If there's one thing I know about Thousandaires, it's that we like free stuff! It doesn't matter whether it's something as expensive as a free vacation or as little asĀ free food on your birthday. We love free stuff! One of my favorite free things is Credit Karma, where you can check your credit score without paying a single penny. Then

Credit Karma Gets Even More Awesome

By |June 24th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

I have long been a big fan of Credit Karma, a free website where you can check your TransUnion credit score every month. It's the only truly free site I know where I can track my score, so I use it every month when I update my net worth. I hate all the secrecy behind credit scoring. I hate it

FICO and the BCS are Equally Stupid

By |May 10th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Economics / Politics|Tags: , , , , |

College football sucks. And not just because the Missouri Tigers have never won a National Championship. The Bowl Championship Series (BCS) is the worst thing that has ever happened to sports. It's so bad that the federal government is starting to ask questions about why they have such a stupid system. If you are unfamiliar with the BCS, it is

Do I Have Too Many Credit Cards?

By |January 6th, 2011|Categories: Blog, Personal Finance Tips|Tags: , |

I just checked my credit report to make sure everything was hunky dory in 2010 (which it was) and I realized that I have nine credit cards open with a total credit line of $55,900! I use four of my cards. Three are used for everyday purchases (I use different ones depending on which one will give me the most