Feb 272017

Today, an excellent credit history is essential for obtaining decent terms on credit history– or for getting credit history in all. But that's simply the beginning: Your credit score rating could be reviewed by every person from employers to cellular phone carriers. Now, MSNBC/L. A. Times reporter Liz Weston has actually thoroughly upgraded her very successful overview of credit report, with critical brand-new information for securing (or reconstructing) yours. Your Credit Score, Fourth Edition completely covers new regulations transforming everything from just how your credit score could be made use of to how you could connect with collection agencies. This version additionally adds simple graphics revealing exactly how much avoided payments, personal bankruptcies, and other activities will certainly lower your credit scores ratings, as well as the length of time it requires to rebound. You'll find brand-new details on "FAKO" different ratings, broadened insurance coverage of short sales, foreclosures, the brand-new FICO 8 Mortgage Score, when to "walk away" from a home loan. Find out ways to shield on your own versus new credit risks from social networking as well as mobile banking and also ways to safeguard against dishonest or unlawful use credit history by companies. Weston updates her professional assistance on utilizing FICO 08 to raise your rating, combating lower limits and also greater prices, preserving the best mix of cards and also balances, recovering from poor credit score, selecting credit score "services" that assist, not harm … as well as a lot more!

Your Credit Score


Your Credit Score: How to Fix, Improve, and Protect the 3-Digit Number that Shapes Your Financial Future, 2nd Edition

A great credit score can help you finish rich! Liz Pulliam Weston gives solid, easy-to-understand advice about how to improve your credit fast. Read this book and prosper.” --David Bach, bestselling author of The Automatic Millionaire and The Automatic Millionaire Homeowner
From the Back Cover

"Excellent book! Insightful, well written, and surprisingly interesting! Liz Pulliam Weston has done an outstanding job demystifying an often intimidating and frustrating topic for the benefit of all consumers."

–Eric Tyson, syndicated columnist and best-selling author of Personal Finance for Dummies
"In a country where consumers increasingly pay more when they have bad credit, Liz Pulliam Weston's book provides excellent tips and advice on ways to improve your credit history and raise your credit score. If you just apply one or two of her insightful suggestions, you'll save many times the cost of this book."
–Ilyce R. Glink, financial reporter, talk show host, and best-selling author of 100 Questions Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Ask
"Your credit score can save you money or cost you money–sometimes a lot of money. Yet, most people don't even know their scores, much less know how to make them better. Liz Pulliam Weston can help you fix that. In this easy-to-understand guide you'll learn how to make sure your score helps you get the best deal on loans and insurance. You can't afford not to read it."
–Gerri Detweiler, consumer advocate and founder of

A complete action plan for improving your credit score–starting today!

Information that could save you thousands on credit and insurance... even help you get your next job!
Explains the rules, explodes the myths!
Up-to-the-minute information on today's radically new credit scoring system from MSN/L.A. Times personal finance journalist Liz Pulliam Weston.

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