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Does Refinancing Hurt Your Credit Score?

Does Refinancing Hurt Your Credit Score?

by Elizabeth Rivelli
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Updated on December 27, 2021
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3 Min Read
Refinancing can help you get better loan terms, but will it impact your credit score? Find out how refinancing a loan works and how it can affect your credit.
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How To Improve Credit Score Fast

by Holly Johnson
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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5 Min Read
Improving your credit isn't rocket science, but you do have to treat your credit with care. Find out which steps you can take to boost your credit score fast.
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Hard Credit Inquiry vs. Soft Credit Inquiry

by Catherine Hiles
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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4 Min Read
Hard and soft credit inquiries are different ways to check your credit. Hard inquiries can decrease your credit score, while soft inquiries don’t affect it.
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8 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

by Jason Steele
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Updated on December 27, 2021
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8 Min Read
Credit score is almost entirely within your control, and there are many steps that you can take to improve it. Here are 8 ways you can improve your credit score.
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What Is a Soft Credit Check?

by Jason Steele
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Updated on December 13, 2021
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5 Min Read
A soft credit check is an inquiry used to check credit for pre-approval or informational purposes. Unlike hard credit checks, soft credit checks do not affect credit scores.
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Does Debt Consolidation Hurt Your Credit Score?

by Jason Steele
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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5 Min Read
Successful debt consolidation will help your credit by allowing you to reduce or eliminate your debt sooner, while paying less in interest charges.
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What Is a Hard Inquiry?

by Jason Steele
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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4 Min Read
A hard inquiry is the result of an application for new credit, and is unlikely to significantly hurt your credit score.
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What Credit Score Is Needed to Buy a House?

by Jason Steele
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Updated on January 13, 2022
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7 Min Read
Having sufficient credit is essential to being approved for a mortgage, and it’s important to know what credit score you need to be approved.
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