Is my credit score a big deal in retirement? Is it a big deal to have good credit in retirement? Gregory explains the importance of your credit score. Do you have questions for Gregory? Press the ASK GREGORY below and your question could be featured next! ASK GREGORY We’re Here to Help Have questions about…

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A good credit score is a key piece of your financial puzzle. It not only allows you to qualify for lower interest rates on loans and credit cards but can also affect your ability to rent an apartment or even qualify for a job. This is especially important today as the country is still dealing…

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Relaxing in retirement doesn’t mean you should get lax with your score. When you’re starting out, your credit score has a big impact on your financial health. It directly affects your ability to get a credit card or a loan, and it’s the first thing lenders check when you apply for a mortgage. But what if you’re…

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They lead a lavish lifestyle and always make their payments on time, so why won’t anyone give them another loan? by Kate Palmer Edward and Melanie Rom run a multimillion-pound travel business and are no strangers to champagne parties, luxury golf resorts and private jets. Yet their lender, Barclays, has refused to give them a…

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Across all personal finance websites, magazines and books, whether you listen to a big-wig guru or consult with a financial advisor, the most common advice you’re bound to hear is “save your money!” It’s not because anyone thinks you should sit on a pile of cash and never touch it, but because it is impossible…

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While you might be anticipating a dreadful conversation about the state of American politics with your cousin, before or after all of the ballots are counted, there’s an even more awkward conversation lying in wait: money. Perhaps a family member has a great idea and needs some early funding to get their business off the…

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Credit scores. If you’ve ever rented an apartment, bought a car or applied for a loan, you know what it is. It’s a score that tells lenders how financially reliable you are and how good you are at paying off your debts. But it’s so much more than that, too. There are rules to the…

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Almost all of us make a credit mistake from time to time, but some of them have a lot of staying power Some credit mistakes are a lot worse than others. Little ones, like paying a credit card bill a day late, may cost you a penalty fee, but that’s a relatively minor irritation —…

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