Recent Posts in Credit Score Category

  • Do Credit Bureaus Report Judgments & Tax Liens?

    || 9-Oct-2017

    When it comes to obtaining personal loans, your FICO credit score is perhaps the single most important determining factor. Credit scores are calculated based on information that appears on your credit report. Due to recent changes, millions of consumers stand to see an improvement in their credit rating.(1) The three leading consumer credit bureaus, Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion, have all made ...
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  • Steps To Protect Yourself from Equifax Data Breach 2017

    || 4-Oct-2017

    Given the recent headlines regarding the credit reporting agency Equifax, its is understandable to be concerned about the status of your credit and the security of your personal information. While it is easy to ascertain that the Equifax data breach is bad for the American public, understanding the personal implications of such a breach may prove to be more difficult. In the following article we ...
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  • Attorney Simon Goldenberg Teaches Secrets To Credit Repair

    || 6-Jun-2017

    New York, New York: On May 23 rd, 2017, Simon Goldenberg, Esq. presented Credit Repair: A Primer for Lawyers, a Continuing Legal Education program with Lawline. Broadcast live online and recorded at Lawline’s Studio in lower Manhattan, the program offered viewers strategies on correcting credit reporting issues. Credit Repair: A Primer for Lawyers is now available for on-demand viewing at ...
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  • What Are the Effects of Filing for Bankruptcy?

    || 28-Sep-2016

    Filing for bankruptcy can be a frightening prospect. While bankruptcy can be an excellent method to get creditors off your back and hit the reset button on your financial situation, many are deterred from filing due to the negative social stigma and general abundance of false notions regarding the process. While there are certainly many myths surrounding bankruptcy, there are several both positive ...
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  • How to Increase Your Credit Score Quickly

    || 5-Sep-2016

    How to Improve Your Credit Score – Fast! Although the exact algorithm used to calculate a FICO credit score isn’t available to the public, we do know that the scores are based on the following factors: 35% - Payment History (Positive and Negative Payment Notations) 30% - Amounts Owed (Utilization Rate) 15% - Length of Credit History 10% - Mix of Credit (Installment Loans, Revolving ...
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  • Effects of Filing for Bankruptcy

    || 16-Aug-2016

    Bankruptcy can seem like an intimidating prospect when viewed from a distance. But when you get up close to it and work with a trusted bankruptcy attorney, some of the mystery will fall away and you will see it as the beneficial financial procedure that it really is. You should also be able to see the positive effects that a successful bankruptcy filing can cause. Three notable effects of filing ...
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  • New York City Debt Relief Lawyers

    || 7-Jul-2016

    If you’re looking for relief from your debts then you might already know how stressful the collection process can be. Regardless of whether you’re saddled with overwhelming credit card debts, business loans, or large student loan payments, you’ll want a seasoned attorney to help guide you to a fair resolution. At the Law Office of Simon Goldenberg, PLLC, we help New Yorkers get ...
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  • How Can I Repair My Credit & Raise My FICO Score?

    || 15-Jun-2016

    Banks and lenders decide who they should give money to and how much interest should be applied on that loan based on credit and FICO scores. The higher someone’s credit score, the more likely they are to get that money and for less interest. This is also true when making a significant purchase with a credit card, such as an automobile. If your credit score is high, you will technically pay ...
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