Expert advice on keeping your credit ...

Expert advice on keeping your credit score golden

There are 4 comments on the Newsday story from Mar 3, 2009, titled Expert advice on keeping your credit score golden. In it, Newsday reports that:

Back when property values were going nowhere but up, many lenders were more concerned about doing deals and less with credit scores, which range from a low of 300 to a high of 850.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Newsday.

Commie Stooge

Teaneck, NJ

#1 Mar 4, 2009
I disagree with the idea of not closing unused accounts.
Recently I was rejected for a Gulf Card; and the reason was that I had too much credit; not bad credit.
The days of people getting hundreds of Credit cards are over.
Banks and stores are closing unused accounts to prevent people from charging; then being unable to pay.
Card companies are laws unto themselves.
Just a Thought

Wantagh, NY

#2 Mar 4, 2009
I could have hit the roof when I read Suzie Orman's quote about the dangers of using home equity to refinance credit card debt. That statement is true for some cases and false for other cases. It's a way to general statement made by a media personality. Using home equity to finance credit card debt is a great idea if one could afford to make such a move. If one is not in danger of foreclosure or heavily weighed down with debt, it's a safe financial action to take if one could work out a long term payment plan to meet financial responsibilities. If one is one the edge of total fiscal failure, using home equity to finance credit debt is a dumb and dangerous idea. If one is fiscally healthy it is the quickest way to pay down debt. Nevertheless everyone is in different financial situations so it's a bad idea for some, and a good idea for others.

Since: Feb 09

Dayton, OH

#3 Mar 10, 2009
Stacy Francis did not reply to email asking for her source regarding credit score use by employers.


London, UK

#4 Mar 26, 2014
This is the first time I had ever applied for a loan. I couldn't have asked for anything more from the staff that answered any of my questions to the application process. Once this had all been completed the money was transferred quickly into my account. I will definitely be recommending 911PDAY .COM ( ) too my friends and family.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Mortgage Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Husband and wife plead guilty to mortgage fraud... (Apr '09) 9 hr Joe Balls 71
News Gingrich acknowledges Freddie Mac consulting fees (Nov '11) 12 hr swedenforever 778
News Trouble at the top for Hudson City Savings Bank (Nov '10) Mon billc793 19
News Congress should stop meddling and let Postal Se... (May '12) Aug 30 Mr_Awesome 23
News Twice Victims Of Mortgage Fraud, Family Faces E... (Jul '08) Aug 29 he knows 24
News Sean Rutledge Resigns from United Law Group (Dec '09) Aug 28 ddd 12
News Homeowners Insurance Can Cost You Twice as Much... Aug 25 Raylin Sutter 1
More from around the web