Identity Theft Tops List of Tax Scams

Published: Tuesday, 17 Apr 2012 | 4:51 PM ET By: Scott Cohn CNBC Senior Correspondent     For Angela Beasley of Miami, tax time seemed especially promising this year. After doing her taxes with Intuit’s popular TurboTax software, she found she was due a refund of nearly $5,000. Anxious to get the money as quickly […]

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Credit history helps shape insurance premiums, but relationship between credit and claims a bit murky

George Altman, Capital Bureau MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Is a storm more likely to damage your home if you are late paying credit card bills? Most insurance companies think so, and they charge accordingly, according to industry experts. Spokesmen for State Farm Insurance Cos., the state’s largest property insurer, said that the company’s statistical models demonstrate […]

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Does a Good Credit Score Mean Cheaper Car Insurance?

It’s no secret that nowadays your credit score is almost as important as your social security number, but can having a good credit score lead to cheaper car insurance? Although insurance providers may not willingly divulge the information on exactly how your deductibles and premiums are calculated, but it’s almost a guarantee that your current […]

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Better Qualified Helps Toy Drive Become A Success

Christmas got a little better for a number of families this year with the help of Better Qualified and other businesses. The 2011 Help Across America toy drive’s success is evident by the smiles on the faces of the children.   To Find Out More About Help Across America visit their site at www.helpacrossamerica.com/ or […]

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Credit Scoring: A Consumer’s Perspective

It is no secret that insurance companies use the credit scores of individuals as one tool in the approval/disapproval process and in establishing premiums. Most courts allow this process as long as the scoring is uniformly applied to all insureds and is consistent with the purposes of the individual state’s insurance code. But just because […]

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NJ Credit Repair Company Helps Consumers Fix Credit in About Six Months

Better Qualified, a leading NJ credit repair company, can help restore personal and business credit in as little as six months. According to Better Qualified, many consumers have erroneous information on their credit report that is hurting their score.  The Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) conducted an independent study and found that 79% of credit […]

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How Bad Credit and Employment Go Hand-in-Hand

Better Qualified, a leader in credit repair services, says potential employers may turn down job prospects because of bad credit scores. Many consumers may not even realize that employers have the ability to access the credit history of applicants and current employees, adding to the importance of credit repair in today’s rocky economic and unemployment […]

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How Balance Transfers Impact FICO Scores

By Eva Norlyk Smith, Ph.D. October 25, 2011 Need money for a small home remodeling job, or to make much needed car repairs? Or do you simply want to use a 0 percent balance transfer offer to pay down high-interest credit card debt? Before you apply for that new balance transfer card, make sure you […]

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Better Qualified Teams Up With Identity Theft 911

Better Qualified has partnered with Identity Theft 911 to provide identity theft protection, management and resolution services as coverage enhancements to customers. This new program provides Identity Theft 911’s LifeStages™ Identity Management services to customers and their families at no charge, including 24/7 dedicated access to a fraud specialist for personalized support with proactive assistance […]

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