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Ryan Greeley

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Name:
Better Credit Blog
Category:
Debt
Tags:
credit, debt
Start Year:
2007

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Location:
Denver, Colorado, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
Unspecified
Profession:
Writer
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Latest Blog Posts

Paying your bills on time, not maxing out your credit cards, and having a good track record of managing debt responsibly are some basic and obvious things that affect a credit score. Some other financial transactions, however, don’t hurt it at all. You may even be surprised by them. Here are seven things that don’t […] The post 7 Surprising Things That Won’t Affect Your Credit Score appeared first on Better ...
Posted: Nov 09 2018 @ 5:55 PM
Not picking up the check at dinner, having bad breath or being late may be excusable on a first date, but one thing isn’t — having too much credit card debt, according to a survey. The average amount of credit card debt that’s considered unacceptable is $11,525, with more respondents to a survey by finder.com […] The post Should You Tell Your Partner About Your Debt? appeared first on Better Credit ...
Posted: Nov 02 2018 @ 1:54 PM
Do you have a low credit score? You may be in for a little luck if you want to buy a home. It’s easier to buy a house now than it was a decade ago. More homebuyers are qualifying for a mortgage with a low credit score than they did just after the Great Recession, […] The post Low Credit Score? You Can Still Get a Mortgage Loan appeared first on ...
Posted: Oct 26 2018 @ 3:07 PM
From your PayPal login to access to your Amazon and Airbnb accounts and basic financial details tied to your credit cards — among dozens of other logins — your entire online identity is worth about the price of a new iPhone X. It’s pretty cheap for a thief to illegally buy the average person’s stolen […] The post How Much is Your Identity Worth to Thieves? appeared first on Better Credit ...
Posted: Oct 19 2018 @ 5:58 PM
Having your credit card declined by a cashier can be a bit embarrassing and a hassle, especially if it’s not your fault or credit card fraud is suspected. If a sale was blocked by your credit card company because it suspected fraud when you tried to charge a higher amount than usual, the initial decline […] The post Researchers Try to More Accurately Flag Suspicious Activity on Credit Cards appeared first ...
Posted: Oct 08 2018 @ 2:45 PM
It used to be embarrassing to buy a pack of gum or other small purchase with a credit card. Not anymore. It’s common to see people pull a credit card out to buy something for $5 or less when they don’t have cash on hand. Small purchases are just the start of where credit card […] The post This is How Credit Cards Will Work in the Future appeared first on ...
Posted: Oct 04 2018 @ 1:28 PM
Using a credit card is easy — you use the card to buy things and then pay the credit card bill. A credit card can sometimes be difficult, however, when dealing with your credit file. From a  missed payment to a loan that isn’t yours that’s incorrectly listed on your credit report, there are all […] The post How To Use The Fair Credit Reporting Act To Your Advantage appeared first ...
Posted: Sep 27 2018 @ 10:48 PM
If you’re going to join the roller coaster ride of investing in Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies, buying virtual currency can take more effort than it does to make typical investments online. You’ll likely have to buy it through an exchange — a website to trade one currency for another such as U.S. dollars for Bitcoin— […] The post Can You Buy Bitcoin with a Credit Card? appeared first on Better Credit ...
Posted: Sep 19 2018 @ 3:00 PM
Figuring out your credit card’s interest rate and what some of the card’s best perks are should be easy. Both should be listed in promotional material, with the interest rate also listed in a separate contract and on billing statements. Other information, such as the numerous perks offered, may not be as easy to find. […] The post 5 Credit Card Perks You Should Take Advantage of (and 5 to Avoid) ...
Posted: Sep 13 2018 @ 4:09 PM
Not having any cash on you or forgetting to pack a lunch can seem like an emergency when you’re hungry at lunchtime. Having a credit card can save the day by paying for a small, manageable expense. A credit card can also come to the rescue in real emergencies, such as paying for a hospital […] The post Should You Ever Use a Credit Card for Emergencies? appeared first on Better ...
Posted: Sep 06 2018 @ 4:32 PM

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