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Hard vs Soft Credit Inquiries: What's the Difference?

 
Being credit conscious and maintaining financial health through better credit management are increasingly becoming the focus of many Americans. With that, understanding what impacts your credit is key to preventing devastating dips in that oh so ...

How Financing Can Help You Build Your Credit

 
One of the major factors that goes into determining your credit score is your payment history. This incorporates whether you consistently pay your bills on time, whether you default regularly, or if you have been in collections because you’...

Credit Cards vs Buy Now, Pay Later Options

 
There are no shortage of financing options these days. From credit cards, to payday loans, to buy now, pay later payment methods, the average consumer now has multiple choices on how to pay for their purchases. With so many choices available, it ...

Alternative Financing: The Buy Now, Pay Later Solution to Fast Funds

Wanna see a magic trick? There’s a foolproof way to make your hard-earned money disappear. First, find something you want to buy. Next, open your wallet. Pick a credit card, any card. Now swipe.
 
It can take a month or more, but you&rsquo...

Here’s Why the Future Is Now With Alternative Financing


How Alternative Financing Has Improved the Lending Process
 
The good old days actually weren’t so great when it came to high-quality purchasing options.
 
Before the internet changed everything, what ...

How to Recover From a Bad Credit Score

How to Recover From a Bad Credit Score
 
Good news! Bad credit doesn't have to stay that way. Don’t worry if it’s in the dumps right now. That probably just means you’r...