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5 Factors that Affect Your Financial Future

The concept of financial independence, might be understood by some but not the majority of the population. Even understanding the concept, most people find it difficult to earn and save enough to retire quickly and start living that comfortable life that they envision. Here are five factors that can significantly

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How Will Marriage Affect Your Credit Score?

Marriage is about becoming a team. You promise to share your entire life with your significant other when you tie the knot. You share a house, bank accounts and sometimes you might even share your clothes. But there’s one thing that you will definitely not be sharing. And that’s your

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How to Improve Your Credit? Top Factors that Impact Your Credit Score.

Credit scores play a pivotal role in our financial lives. Do you have any idea how to push this 3-digit number higher so you borrow cheaply and improve your lifestyle? Here are some areas that you might have missed when you were trying to figure out why that score of

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A Good Credit Score: How to achieve it?

‘Why should I maintain a good credit score?’ This might be a question that bothers you constantly or one that you don't even realize could be the difference between living well and living with your parents. Whether or not your credit score is good, depends on a few factors, all

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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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