Friday, September 15, 2006

Repairing Bad Credit

Since we all will need credit someday and we all know what bad credit can do to our ability to get financial help when it is needed the most. As most lenders are more interested in your financial history. There are steps you can take to make the whole process easier. The reason why the reports may differ is that they are prepared based on the information supplied to the bureaus and it is possible they get different information about your accounts from different reporters. Once you have the reports. Don't be surprised to find mistakes or negative comments that are not true in your reports. You will also want to take note of credits that have been cleared but are still showing in your report. These are all very bad for your credit rating. You will need to clear all these anomalies. Get accounts that are not yours removed from your credit report. Talk to creditors who are reporting negative comments about you or still showing bad debts that have been paid. You may be pleasantly surprised at how many creditors are willing to cooperate once you have explained your situation. The bottom line is communication. Explain the situations you are facing. People can't help you if you don't tell them what you are experiencing.

If your account is in a good condition. Your credit report will look better with fewer of those negative comments. Another factor that needs to be considered is the amount of debts hanging round your neck. Lenders will be reluctant to grants loans or credit lines even if you have re-paid most of the debts. Too much debt is a sign of financial recklessness. The ugliest side of the story is that you will be required to pay higher interest rates for loans if your credit is bad. If you don't have enough established accounts. Adding departmental store or gas cards account that are in good standing to your credit report will surely boost your credit standing.

2 Comments:

At 3:55 AM, Blogger Ethanbenjamin said...

I was wondering how my neighbour could save a fortune on her credit cards. Now I too have the secret.

 
At 11:50 AM, Blogger ALEISH said...

Repair clinics and attorneys charge up to $3,500 to clear up credit reports professionally. However, you don’t need to spend all that much because you can do it on your own. Here are tips and tricks to remove negative records from your credit report – Top 3 Tips To Successful Credit Repair - it will surely make you look credit-worthy before the lender’s eyes!

Hope this will be helpful o your blog and your readers.

 

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