Jul 14, 2017

Why NOW is a Good Time for Ohio Consumers to get Familiar with their Credit Scores

2020-03-09T04:20:53+00:00July 14th, 2017|Credit Repairment, Credit Score|

Overall, Ohio credit scores are better than they’ve been in a long time. Nationwide, the average credit score is about 700. This is ten points higher than it was in 2006 (before the Recession). In the Buckeye state, jobs are opening up, and more consumers are paying their bills on [...]

Jul 7, 2017

How Ohio Consumers can Take Advantage of New Credit Reporting Rules

2020-03-09T04:37:26+00:00July 7th, 2017|Credit Repairment, Credit Score|

New credit reporting rules have started to take effect. Because of these changes, about one in five Ohio consumers should see their credit scores jump by fall of 2017. This means that if you’ve never checked your credit score or credit reports, now is a good time to start. To [...]

Jun 30, 2017

Why Ohio Consumers should be Concerned about IRS Debt Collectors

2021-02-10T17:37:03+00:00June 30th, 2017|Credit Repairment|

When it was announced that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) hired third-party debt collectors to pursue unpaid tax debt, consumer advocates raised concerns. Chief among these concerns was fear for consumer security. Previously, it was more difficult for fraudsters masquerading as IRS collection agents to scam consumers. They didn’t use [...]

Jun 23, 2017

Five Things that Ohio Consumers can Buy with a Credit Card to Help with Credit Repair

2020-03-09T04:42:00+00:00June 23rd, 2017|Credit Repairment, Credit Score|

If you’re working on credit repair in Ohio, your credit card can serve as a valuable tool. This may seem strange if overusing a credit card was what led to the downfall of your credit score. However, you have to use credit in order to build or rebuild good credit. [...]

Jun 16, 2017

Latest Debt Collection Tactics Ohio Consumers Should Know

2020-03-09T04:43:44+00:00June 16th, 2017|Credit Repairment, Credit Score|

Latest Debt Collection Tactics Ohio Consumers Should Know Most debt collectors aren’t huge fans of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") This statute prevents them from using auto-dial to make calls to consumer cell phones without express consent. Now, however, debt collection agencies have found a way to get around [...]

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