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Missed a Child Maintenance Payment? It will Negatively Affect your Credit Score from March 2015.

Missed a Child Maintenance Payment? It will Negatively Affect your Credit Score from March 2015.

From March 2015 details of individual parents child maintenance payments could be shared with the three UK credit reference agencies; Experian,... Continue Reading →
Top 5 Ways to Build Your Credit History from Scratch in the UK

Top 5 Ways to Build Your Credit History from Scratch in the UK

Maybe you just moved to the United Kingdom and need to establish a credit history, or, you may have had issues in the past with the UK credit rating... Continue Reading →
How Wonga Writing off Loans Affects your Credit Report

How Wonga Writing off Loans Affects your Credit Report

The popularity of payday lenders such as Wonga in the UK was skyrocketing until the FCA popped the payday loan industry balloon. More and more people... Continue Reading →
How to Get an iPhone 6 with Bad Credit

How to Get an iPhone 6 with Bad Credit

The iPhone 6 release date has been and gone. You know you want to be lined up outside the Apple Store, but will you be able to purchase your contract... Continue Reading →
Credit Geeks Forum launched after survey results

Credit Geeks Forum launched after survey results

Credit Geeks has launched a new forum dedicated to credit questions about your credit report and credit score. The forum was launched after our... Continue Reading →
Top 5 tips for getting a mortgage under the new lending rules in 2014

Top 5 tips for getting a mortgage under the new lending rules in 2014

Anyone who has applied for a mortgage recently will most likely be aware of the new rules in place introduced as part of the Mortgage Market Review... Continue Reading →
Experian Disputes Channel 4 Dispatches’ Claims

Experian Disputes Channel 4 Dispatches’ Claims

On February 24th, 2014 Channel 4 Dispatches’ Morland Sanders reported discoveries of security negligence and a general lack of accuracy at... Continue Reading →
Record Christmas Spend Puts Consumers Credit Scores at Risk

Record Christmas Spend Puts Consumers Credit Scores at Risk

Just had that credit card statement in the post for the christmas period? You are not alone and many families are at risk of negatively impacting... Continue Reading →
Payday loans negatively affect mortgage and credit applications

Payday loans negatively affect mortgage and credit applications

Payday loans continue to lend more to UK customers, but many consumers do not realise, even if they pay back their Wonga loan on time, it is likely... Continue Reading →
Credit Scores to be affected by rental payments via Experian

Credit Scores to be affected by rental payments via Experian

Experian is the first of the three credit reference agencies (others being Equifax and Callcredit) to include rent payments in its credit reports.... Continue Reading →

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