Tag: Credit

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What is a credit score?

In simple words, your credit score is a measure of your credit strength. It is actually a simple number that firms use to better understand the risk they are taking on when doing business with you. Usually, your ‘typical’ credit score is a number between 300 and 850, 300 being

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Your Credit Report Is Your Financial Resume

We’re all familiar with the concept of a resume. It’s a historical record of your work experiences and sums in very quickly what skills you bring to the table. What have you done in the past that’s relevant to make you the best possible candidate for the position you’re interviewing

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Introduction to Trifigo: Passion meets Purpose

Why did I leave the corporate world and venture to start my own company focused on helping others build their credit scores and reports earlier in their professional careers? Back Story  I am a first generation US citizen but when I came to live in this country, my only focus

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What is Bitcoin?

If you haven’t heard of Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies or block chain by now you’re probably part of a dying breed. Day by day it seems like media coverage of bitcoin only continues to grow. The attention of the entire country, and even the world seems to be fixated on Bitcoin. But

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Major Reasons for Bad Credit Scores: Part 1

Your credit score is a more integral part of your daily lives than most of us even know. This 'rating' like many we have received in our lives; think grades and employee ratings carries even more implications on our financial lives. From restricting or limiting access to capital (credit) or

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Why You Should Start Paying Attention To Your Credit Today

I have a question for you. Let's say that you are the winner of a raffle. You're then given the choice to either receive $100 today or $1,000 a year from now. What would you choose? In other words, are you someone who prefers instant gratification over delayed gratification? If you're

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Craft Your Credit Story with Trifigo

Thank you for stopping by and welcome to the first in the Blog Series for Trifigo, on helping millennial U.S. consumer better understand and improve their credit profiles and therefore their scores. There are many avenues for information as it relates to your credit scores, much of which only gives

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