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How Does Credit Reporting Work?

How Does Credit Reporting Work?

With credit it is important that you check your credit score each month. Your credit report will show not only your score, but also your payment history, debt and other factors that will have a bearing on your score.

The Credit Reporting System

There are three main players in the credit reporting system, those being the consumers, credit bureaus and financial companies.

Your creditors report the information about your credit card and loan accounts – Read more

Consequences of Missing Credit Card Payments

Consequences of Missing Credit Card Payments

Missing credit card payments has its consequences and the actions that your creditors take can affect you for months. Here is what could happen with late credit card payments.

Charged a Late Fee

You will notice on your next credit card bill that it includes a fee that is for a late payment. Late fees can range depending on if it’s your first time being late in the last 6 months. You will then be charged a late fee month that your payment is – Read more

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