Your Credit Score… What You Don’t Know Could Be Hurting You

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WHY IT MATTERS

Your credit score comes from several pieces of information about you, including whether you make payments on time and how much you spend.

Nowadays just about everyone, from landlords to lenders, judges you based on your credit score. In part because credit companies, like banks, have been so inundated during the past few years, far too many of us  have mistakes buried deep within our credit reports.

If you happen to be one of those unlucky folks, mistakes made by the credit company may be costing you hard earned money. For example, the difference between a 698 and a 700 credit score on a $150,000 mortgage could cost you $10,000.00 in extra interest.

Because your credit score is so important to your wallet and your prosperity, Congress passed the Credit Accountability, Responsibility Disclosure Act (CARD). Now you have the legal right to get your credit report FOR FREE at www.annualcreditreport.com. And, when you report a mistake, the credit companies are legally required to promptly fix it.

“…consumers should check their credit reports regularly. If they don’t they are potentially putting their pocketbooks at risk.” – Howard Shelanski, Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Economics

Practice reviewing your credit report at the same time you file your tax returns each year as a simple way to remind yourself to do it.

INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS NOT TO BE RELIED UPON AS LEGAL, FINANCIAL, INVESTMENT, ACCOUNTING OR ANY OTHER FORM OF PROFESSIONAL ADVICE. ADVICE OF THAT NATURE SHOULD ONLY BE OBTAIN BASED UPON YOUR OWN INDIVIDUAL CIRCUMSTANCES, FROM A QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL YOU HAVE PERSONALLY VETTED AND HIRED.

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If your local or state association has a consumer education program this would be a great place for you to promote that.  If you don’t – what about promoting a local program that is offered to help consumers improve their credit score and be on the way to future homeownership.  If you do that, then this email and the press release can be drafted to talk about your association’s program or a local program that you sponsor.  Otherwise, you can do an email to your members that promotes the video based around credit scores.

Credit scores matter to prospective homeowners. Learn more on how to save money on interest at http://youtu.be/tknVlYyOkJk or by attending (insert information about your program, or the program you sponsor.)

INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS NOT TO BE RELIED UPON AS LEGAL, FINANCIAL, INVESTMENT, ACCOUNTING OR ANY OTHER FORM OF PROFESSIONAL ADVICE. ADVICE OF THAT NATURE SHOULD ONLY BE OBTAIN BASED UPON YOUR OWN INDIVIDUAL CIRCUMSTANCES, FROM A QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL YOU HAVE PERSONALLY VETTED AND HIRED.

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Credit scores matter to prospective homeowners. Learn more on how to save money on interest at http://youtu.be/tknVlYyOkJk

INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS NOT TO BE RELIED UPON AS LEGAL, FINANCIAL, INVESTMENT, ACCOUNTING OR ANY OTHER FORM OF PROFESSIONAL ADVICE. ADVICE OF THAT NATURE SHOULD ONLY BE OBTAIN BASED UPON YOUR OWN INDIVIDUAL CIRCUMSTANCES, FROM A QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL YOU HAVE PERSONALLY VETTED AND HIRED.

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Credit scores matter to prospective homeowners. Learn more on how to save money on interest at http://youtu.be/tknVlYyOkJk

INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS NOT TO BE RELIED UPON AS LEGAL, FINANCIAL, INVESTMENT, ACCOUNTING OR ANY OTHER FORM OF PROFESSIONAL ADVICE. ADVICE OF THAT NATURE SHOULD ONLY BE OBTAIN BASED UPON YOUR OWN INDIVIDUAL CIRCUMSTANCES, FROM A QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL YOU HAVE PERSONALLY VETTED AND HIRED.

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If your local or state association has a consumer education program this would be a great place for you to promote that. If you don’t – what about promoting a local program that is offered to help consumers improve their credit score and be on the way to future homeownership. If you do that, then this email and the press release can be drafted to talk about your association’s program or a local program that you sponsor. Otherwise, you can do an email to your members that promotes the video based around credit scores.

Credit scores matter to prospective homeowners. Learn more on how to save money on interest at http://youtu.be/tknVlYyOkJk or by attending (insert information about your program, or the program you sponsor.)

INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS NOT TO BE RELIED UPON AS LEGAL, FINANCIAL, INVESTMENT, ACCOUNTING OR ANY OTHER FORM OF PROFESSIONAL ADVICE. ADVICE OF THAT NATURE SHOULD ONLY BE OBTAIN BASED UPON YOUR OWN INDIVIDUAL CIRCUMSTANCES, FROM A QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL YOU HAVE PERSONALLY VETTED AND HIRED.

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