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Topic: Credit Help

What are some ways I can finance my first apartment?

April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of the first steps in financing an apartment is saving money for the security deposit, application fee (if there is one) and the first month’s rent. Although the total cost of this can vary, if you are looking to get a place, these things will be necessary steps prior to beginning the hunt for […]

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What are some credit help basics for renters?

What if you want to get an apartment but need a little bit of credit help? Getting your credit rating in shape is possible with a little bit of effort, if you know how to go about it. Here are some things that can help you get started and keep you from making your situation […]

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Can I get some advice about credit counseling and repair agencies?

If you find something on your credit report that you don’t like, you may want to consider trying to resolve it yourself or seek credit counseling through a government approved agency. If you do opt for help, know how to spot a scam and stay away from credit repair agencies that can’t back up their […]

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What are some different types of second jobs out there for those looking to finance an apartment?

While getting a second job may not be everyone’s answer when trying to figure out how to finance an apartment, for some people it may be just the right solution. Getting another job doesn’t always mean you’ll be slaving away all night at a local diner. Here are a few options to think about if […]

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What’s Your Credit Score?

April 15, 2008 | 0 Comments

According to Wikipedia, a credit score “is a numerical expression based on a statistical analysis of a person’s credit files, to represent the creditworthiness of that person, which is the perceived likelihood that the person will pay debts in a timely manner.” Lenders typically assess the potential risk involved in lending money to consumers by […]

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