Credit Repair Kit For Dummies

Credit Repair Kit For Dummies

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Don't let your credit suffer needlessly from errors or outdated information. This work offers tools and tips for fixing a bad credit report. A bad credit report can hurt your chances at qualifying for loans and credit cards, and it can even get in the way when you want to rent an apartment or land a job. "Credit Repair Kit For Dummies" is your essential guide to managing your credit - from fixing mistakes on your credit report, to improving your credit going forward, to establishing manageable payment plans with creditors. This work helps you discover how to: protect yourself from identity theft; improve your credit score; assert your rights under the FACT Act; maintain great credit; and, investigate your legal options.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 185.4 x 233.7 x 27.9mm | 521.64g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0764599089
  • 9780764599088

Table of contents

Foreword. Introduction. Part I: Understanding Credit: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Chapter 1: The ABCs of Credit. Chapter 2: The Ins and Outs of Credit Reports. Chapter 3: Knowing Whether You Need Help and Where to Get It. Part II: Finding Out Where You Stand. Chapter 4: Getting Your Hands on Your Credit Report. Chapter 5: Making Sense of Your Credit Report. Part III: Doing Damage Control. Chapter 6: Cleaning Up Your Credit Report. Chapter 7: Keeping Bad Credit from Getting Worse. Chapter 8: Taking Charge of the Collection Process. Chapter 9: When All Else Fails: Declaring Bankruptcy. Part IV: Building and Maintaining Good Credit. Chapter 10: Getting Back in Good Credit Standing. Chapter 11: Budgeting for Your Future. Chapter 12: Applying Credit Strategies to Anything Life Throws Your Way. Chapter 13: Steering Clear of Identity Theft. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 14: Ten Ways to Make Your Credit Look Good. Chapter 15: Ten Signs That You Need Professional Help with Your Credit Problems. Chapter 16: Ten Tips for Avoiding Identity Theft. Chapter 17: Ten Signs Your Credit May Be in Jeopardy. Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Reduce the Damage of Identity Theft. Chapter 19: Ten Ways to Handle Financial Emergencies. Appendix A: Glossary Appendix B: About the CD Index.
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About Stephen R. Bucci

Steve Bucci is the President of Money Management International and former president of Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Southern New England. He is also the author of the nationally syndicated Debt Advisor column.
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