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Do you have an old eviction haunting you, and you can't seem to find a decent home to live in? The tenant-landlord relationship is an important one, one where both sides of the relationship need to feel comfortable that the relationship won't be violated or taken advantage of.

When you apply for a new house or apartment to rent, the landlord will typically look into past court records (which are accessible to everyone in the State of Wisconsin, on the Wisconsin Court Systems website). If a landlord or property manager sees past judgments on your record, they may see you as a risk and assume you do not have "paying your living expenses" as a top priority; Some Landlords will use this in their decision to not rent to you even when the eviction was old.  Here are some tips to consider to clear up your past so you can move forward...

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Topics: Rent to Own, Credit

The #1 Myth running wild out there about building credit is that you need a credit card or car note to build........................

If you finished that sentence with the word CREDIT you are correct, if you believe that myth you are soooooooo wrong.  Building your credit score does not always mean that you have to get into debt!!  But in order to meet our financial goals we must bite the bullet and learn how to work with the system to improve our chance of becoming a qualified borrower the banks can trust....

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Topics: Credit

Still struggling with a certain Milwaukee energy company? We are back to continue with five more WE Energies secrets to improve your budget and even your credit.  Some large companies have a way of making us feel forgotten about when we don't understand or don't feel as though we have access to their resources. But with some digging, we discovered 5 more secrets to help you get you back on top of your energy bills...

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Topics: Credit

If you're one of the many Milwaukee residents frustrated by WE Energies, we have some tips for you to make your relationship a little more manageable. In fact, there are some very useful services they offer to help your budget and with your credit if you know where to look.  Here are 9 secrets to help you master this important relationship and your utility bill today... 

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Topics: Credit

Attention to all those chasing that 850 FICO score... Length of Credit History is 15% of your score.  If you are trying to build your credit score...

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Topics: Credit, Homebuyer Education

Welcome to the forth edition of Credit Score Bootcamp. Last time we talked about the number one factor to repairing your credit score, this time we'll talk about the second biggest factor in your score: the amount you owe in debt.

Living within your means is easier said than done! If you give me a credit card with a $5,000 limit and I spend it, I assume I'm good as long as I pay the minimum due by the due date. Wrong Answer! 

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Topics: Credit, Homebuyer Education

Last week, we dug into how to fix your credit score. This week we'll take a dive into payment history continuing to find ways to repair your credit.  The best way, in my opinion, to make your credit score go up is by focusing on your payment history. Payment history represents 35% of your score and its the biggest factor of the credit score.

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Topics: Credit, Buying a Home, Homebuyer Education

Earlier this week we discussed part one of the Bootcamp on how to overcome credit obstacles and obtaining a mortgage.  

In part two we'll discuss how to fix your credit score.  Have you ever been tempted to respond to one of those advertisements that promises to fix your credit? I thought about it too because credit repair sounds like a good idea; until I found out that they want money. Let me be clear to all of my readers, the only way to improve a credit record is to...

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Topics: Credit

Learning the anatomy of a credit score is extremely important for anyone out there who is looking to obtain financing. During the next couple weeks, I will take you through the Pathways to Financial Empowerment Bootcamp to teach you various credit repair Milwaukee topics such as:

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Topics: Credit, Buying a Home, Homebuyer Education

First-time homeownership in Milwaukee is exciting. You may have many plans and dreams. This is a big financial responsibility, and you want to ensure you make the right decisions. Before you start looking for a home, take a step back and be sure you have thought through the process. Consider a few key things you may want to do first, before you set out to buy...

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Topics: Credit, Buying a Home, Homebuyer Education

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