MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
I need help re-building my credit!
In college I got in over my head with credit cards and never satisfied several of the outstanding balances.The creditors stopped calling and sending letters a few years ago, but I know that eventually this will catch up with me.
How can I repair my credit so that my credit score improves and is acceptable?- Debt in Des Allemands
Dear Debt: The first thing you should do is obtain copies of your credit report and analyze it for errors.
If there are any errors have the credit reporting companies correct them.
Moving forward, you should consider these techniques:
1. Improve your payment history. Always pay your bills on time.
2. Keep debt to a minimum. Keep credit card balances low. Pay off debt, don't move it around. Don't open new accounts that you don't need.
3. Length of your credit history. Don't open several new accounts in a short period.
Send YOUR questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org or write: MONEYTALK, P.O. Box 1199, Boutte, LA
The odds said Zachary Hitt would never have the opportunity to attend his high...
Surreal was the word both Hahnville freshman gymnast Kamryn Ryan and coach Courtney...
Hahnville head coach Nick Saltaformaggio didn’t hold back his enthusiasm after his...
Joshua Magee of Hahnville and his new best friend Yellow the dog have both required...
When Blake Schouest was 12 years, his aunt brought him to the lab at MD Anderson...
Over 25 Years of Quality Sales, Service and Repairs on YAMAHA, MERCURY, EVINRUDE and JOHNSON Motors.
Soccer is his game, but college will be the gain - 1379 views
Bryson Marretta’s interest in math and science is what got him into robotics at Destrehan High School and what is directing him to soon study mechanical engineering at Mississippi State University.