Good credit habits will translate into lower interest rates and down payments and will help protect you from identity theft.
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Some situations in life require that you closely monitor your credit reports.
The new year is a great time to improve your credit rating by taking these steps.
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Believe it or not, getting a new card after your bankruptcy is completed is one of the best ways to begin rebuilding your credit scores.
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