Impatient People Tend to Have Worse Credit Scores, Study Suggests

STUDY By:  David Andrew Updated: December 7, 2016 BadCredit.org publishes personal finance studies on the latest trends in the subprime marketplace. Our articles follow strict editorial guidelines. Impatience can lead to many problems like extra stress, high blood pressure and a quick temper. A new study suggests you can add a poor credit score to the list. People that are more impatient tend to have worse credit scores than patient people, according to a recent study out of Columbia and Stanford...

FICO Credit Score Changes: 4 Things to Know

GUIDEBy: John UlzheimerPosted: April 1, 2020 Our popular “How-To” series is for those who seek to improve their subprime credit rating. Our articles follow strict editorial guidelines. When you apply for a new loan or credit card, a lender will check your credit score as part of the application process. Different brands of credit scores are available, but the most-used scores by lenders in the United States are the FICO branded scores. As such, when FICO announces that it plans to...

5 Decisions Sure to Sink Your Finances

CONTRIBUTOR Motley Fool Staff  The Motley Fool PUBLISHED APR 12, 2020 10:00AM EDT It doesn’t matter if you’ve just finished high school or hold a PhD in economics — everyone makes financial mistakes. If you’re lucky, the mistakes are small enough that you can learn from them and move on. If not, you can spend years trying to dig your way out of a financial hole. In the hope that we might save you from some of your own financial mistakes,...