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Can Unpaid Taxes Affect My Credit Score?

It’s one of the tax questions I’ve been asked more than once: Can unpaid taxes affect my credit score? Unfortunately, if you’re not careful, the answer is yes. Once upon a time, a friend quit his job and opened a business. In the first year, he ended up with a huge surprise profit. As a […]

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FICO to Release New Credit Scoring System

Credit and business analysis company FICO has announced a change to the well-known FICO Score, the most commonly-used measure of U.S. consumer credit risk. The new scoring system will be available beginning this summer. ) Using a new, multi-faceted modeling approach, which combines sophisticated in-house analytic technology with insights gained over 50 years of building credit risk models, […]

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