Tag Archives: credit scores

6 credit lessons for pro athletes (and all of us)

John Egan

Joe McLean is a coach. But he doesn’t coach athletes on the court or on the field. Instead of X’s and O’s, McLean is all about numbers. McLean is a financial coach, so to speak, who teaches his clients –…
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Ain’t no sunshine and other credit news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 50 points That’s how much one poor reader’s credit score dropped after missing one car payment. And you don’t even want to know what happened to the reader’s spouse’s score. Learn from this unfortunate soul…
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Alabama, FSU fall out of college football’s top 20 – in credit scores

Brady Porche

At least one college football poll doesn’t have the mighty Alabama Crimson Tide ranked No. 1, or even in the top 20. No, it’s not some rogue sports news network trying to drive clicks to its website by courting controversy.…
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Credit scores are hot, cool cars are not

Brady Porche

If you have a high credit score and you’re single, you’re ready to mingle – even if you drive a ’92 Ford Taurus. The latest in a string of surveys supporting the sex appeal of the credit score superstar comes…
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Bad credit? It’s getting tougher to get a card

Matt Schulz

The freewheeling, darn-near-everyone-who-wants-a-card-gets-a-card times that the credit card business has experienced for the past few years might finally be coming to an end, according to Federal Reserve data released on Monday. The Fed’s Quarterly Senior Loan Officer Survey showed that…
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