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Are you in the market for a new or pre-owned car within the next twelve months?  Maybe your need is a little more urgent than twelve months-sometimes we can’t always plan major purchases like chess moves especially when our wheels may be sitting on the back of a tow truck.  When we are able to slow down and take a calculated look at the entire car buying process from model selections to financing we tend to have bigger success stories as consumers.  Remember what your mother always said about making hasty decisions and turning in sloppy homework?  The same thing holds true when you are about to embark on any major purchase—you tend to get out of the process what you put into it and in this case it’s all about the research!   Car Buying Tips For Every Consumer   Identify … [Read more...]

10 Steps to Achieve Your FICO Score Resolutions

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Many of us are preparing to make New Year resolutions – such as eating healthier, exercising more, being more productive and improving financial health. All of these are lofty goals, but in terms of enhancing your wallet, there are a few simple things you can do in regards to your FICO Score that can reap long-term financial benefits.   So after you pack up the holiday decorations, finish that last piece of fruit cake and send off 2012 with a bang, follow these 10 steps to help increase your financial fitness – in 2013 and beyond.   1. Get your credit report. Your credit report is a snapshot of how lenders see you. There are three national credit reporting agencies in the U.S. (Equifax, Experian and TransUnion) and you should get a copy of your report from each. … [Read more...]

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