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JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast Lesson #107-How the credit score is the most overrated measure of financial success in the personal finance world
Podcast: Play in new window | Download The role that the credit score plays in the financial industry What role should it play in your finances? What a credit score can’t do for your finances Build up other financial disciplines … Continue reading
Podcast: Play in new window | Download Sharing a revelation I had about FICO What the FICO score really is Don’t make financial decisions based on a product Making financial decisions based on what others tell us is important Quote … Continue reading
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHighlights of today’s show: The Credit Score lie The facts about the FICO What makes up your FICO score The alternatives to credit scores What to focus on instead of your credit score Don’t Be … Continue reading
The FICO score was invented to help determine one’s credit worthiness. However, somehow over the years it has morphed into something even bigger where we judge people based on whether or not they have a good credit score. The following … Continue reading
Friday Financial Tidbit-Credit cards are not evil. It is what you do with them that can get you into trouble.
What’s your view on credit cards? If you ask that question 100 times you will probably get 100 different answers. My friend Matt Wegner recently wrote a great article titled “Can you live debt free and still have credit cards?” … Continue reading
Last year around this time I did a podcast series on “Love and Money.” One of the shows focused on the differences between men and women. Usually we look at how our spouse views money differently from us and it … Continue reading
“Good is the Enemy of Great” ~ Jim Collins Good to Great This quote in Jim’s book Good to Great* is one of my favorite quotes because I have found it to be so true in my own life. How … Continue reading
Last year on a podcast, I debated the pros and cons of the FICO score. If you do not know, the FICO score is the most commonly accepted way for lenders to determine one’s credit worthiness. The difference between having … Continue reading
When it comes to personal finance, a lot of times we can get ourselves into trouble by not having the proper priorities. Our first goal is to take care of our family. In the Bible in I Timothy 5:8 it … Continue reading
The Fair Isaac Company and their FICO score has become the standard in the loan industry when determining whether or not to make a particular loan to an individual. I have written before about why I am not a big … Continue reading