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Sean Michaels

Credit Repair Expert


Sean brings a decade worth of experience in credit repair to our company. Sean started his career working in an accounting department for a major credit card company. This was a natural fit, given his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting.

However, during his time working for the credit card company, he became aware of the challenges that many people face in their daily lives because they have a less than perfect credit score. He realized that his natural talents and insider look at the credit industry gave him the ability to help people improve their lives. This led Sean to begin a new career in financial advice and writing, with the goal of helping normal, everyday consumers get the most out of their hard-earned money.

His insightful articles provide in-depth information on credit repair. He has worked with hundreds of people like you and he knows what’s the best path to take to improve your credit rating.

Best Credit Repair Company Services for 2019

Best Credit Repair Company Services for 2019

Visit Profile Your Guide to Credit Repair Credit repair has become a burgeoning field ever since the recession began in 2008. Because many people were driven into debt by their credit practices, unscrupulous lenders and health care expenses, the industry has grown...

What Happens When You Stop Paying Your Bills

What Happens When You Stop Paying Your Bills

Visit ProfileYour inability to pay your bills on time can have an impact on your credit rating. This is a fact that everyone must deal with. After all, everyone has some bills to pay – no matter how big or small. Bad credit can create a ripple effect on your life, so...

Credit Card Consolidation

Credit Card Consolidation

Visit Profile facebookinstagramgoogle-plusCredit card debts, while not requiring any collateral, affect the financial wellbeing of many Americans today. Since lending institutions have relaxed their policies, a lot have been taking advantage of easy access to money....

How to Better Manage Your Debt: Credit Card Relief & Other Options

How to Better Manage Your Debt: Credit Card Relief & Other Options

Visit Profile Managing debt is an important skill. It’s the best way to keep your bills low and to make sure that you can save money to put towards things you enjoy. However, managing debt can be difficult. Many financial products are confusing. It can also be hard to...

Bad, Good, & Excellent Credit Score Ranges 2019

Bad, Good, & Excellent Credit Score Ranges 2019

Credit scores are extremely important in the modern age. They’re used for everything from approval and interest rates on financial products to home and apartment rentals and job applications. That’s why we’ll help you understand the different credit score ranges.

What Affects Your Credit Score?

What Affects Your Credit Score?

Your credit score is one of the most important numbers in your life. Therefore, it’s no surprise that so many people want to know what affects their credit score. The truth is that your credit score is the result of a number of different factors.

Debt Payoff Calculator: Repayment for Multiple Credit Cards & Loans

Debt Payoff Calculator: Repayment for Multiple Credit Cards & Loans

Visit ProfileSmart planning is the best way to get out of debt. However, in order to plan, you need to understand how long it will take you to pay off your various debts. Credit card debt is one of the largest sources of debt in the country. That’s why we put together...

Best Credit Card Debt Consolidation: + Bad Credit Loan Companies

Best Credit Card Debt Consolidation: + Bad Credit Loan Companies

 Visit ProfileBest Methods of Credit Card Consolidation Personal Loans Refinance of your mortgage Home Equity Line of Credit Balance Transfer Cards Retirement accounts Friends and Family Credit card debts, while not requiring any collateral, affect the financial...

Credit Restoration Services

Credit Restoration Services

No matter how your credit score was hurt, there’s always a path forward. One of the most common solutions to credit issues is credit restoration, sometimes called credit repair.

TransUnion Credit Report Dispute: Online Form, Phone Number & Address

TransUnion Credit Report Dispute: Online Form, Phone Number & Address

When negative information shows up on your credit report, and it shouldn’t be there, you have options. TransUnion is one of the “big three” credit reporting bureaus. This article will explain how you can check your TransUnion credit report. We’ll also go over how you can dispute false and harmful information on your report. Finally, we’ll give you all the contact information you need to protect your credit.

What is Considered a Good Credit Score Range?

What is Considered a Good Credit Score Range?

Your credit score is a solitary number that symbolizes your trustworthiness as a debtor when you apply for a loan. It’s also a gauge of how someone would view you if he intends lending you money.

Best Way to Pay Off Credit Card Debt: Tips for Fastest Loan Help

Best Way to Pay Off Credit Card Debt: Tips for Fastest Loan Help

Visit Profile Steps to Pay Off Credit Card Debt Closely analyze your current financial situation Negotiate a lower interest rate Stash your plastic  Work on one credit card debt at a time Transfer your balance Set up a budget Choose a Debt Payment Strategy Seek help...

Credit Restoration

Credit Restoration

If you want to improve your credit standing and your financial situation, one of the first steps you can take is to use credit restoration or credit repair.

8 Tips for Escaping Debt

8 Tips for Escaping Debt

 Visit ProfileIf you’ve found yourself in a large amount of debt, you probably stress that you’ll never be able to escape it. Being in debt can be debilitating – it can prevent you from advancing in life. If you don’t manage to escape debt, you may never be able...

What Are the Credit Score Ranges?

What Are the Credit Score Ranges?

 Visit ProfileIf you’ve ever applied for a loan or a credit card, you most likely know what a credit score is. Credit scores tell lenders how trustworthy we are as borrowers – they’re the number one contributing factor to any lending decision in the United...

How to Build Credit

How to Build Credit

 Visit ProfileIf you have a less than perfect credit score, or you’ve never had any credit score at all, you’re probably wondering how you can start building your score. Building credit is one of the most important things you can do for your personal financial...

How is My Credit Utilization Ratio Calculated?

How is My Credit Utilization Ratio Calculated?

 Visit ProfileIf you’ve done some research into how your credit score is calculated, you’ve probably come across the term ‘credit utilization’. Credit utilization is one of your credit scores’ major factors. Credit reporting bureaus use your credit utilization to...

Five Ways to Find Quick Cash and More Savings

Five Ways to Find Quick Cash and More Savings

Visit ProfileIf you want to improve your chances of achieving financial freedom, you should start by finding ways to get your hands on some additional cash. You also need to improve your ability to save money if you want to create lasting changes to your finances. If...

Emergency Fund: What It Is and Where You Should Keep It

Emergency Fund: What It Is and Where You Should Keep It

Visit ProfilePersonal finance can be difficult. If you find that you struggle to maintain a budget, you’re not alone. But if you end up in a bad situation that requires a lot of money, it’s important that you have prepared yourself as much as possible. One of the best...

DCL’s Best Money Saving Apps

DCL’s Best Money Saving Apps

Visit ProfileSaving money can be difficult, but it’s important if you want to experience financial success in the future. If you’re considering a debt consolidation loan, it’s also important that you start exhibiting good saving behavior. Fortunately, financial...

Comparing FICO and Other Credit Scores

Comparing FICO and Other Credit Scores

Visit ProfileWhen you apply for a loan or credit card, you typically have to undergo a credit check. Credit checks allow lenders to have a full view of your lending history – it’s a great way for them to get a better idea of your chances of paying back their money on...

How to Improve Your Credit Score

How to Improve Your Credit Score

by: Emma Higgins Update: 10/2019 facebooktwitterinstagram Numbers have begun to define our lives. There are several numbers that your life simply wouldn’t be the same without: phone numbers, social security numbers, drivers license numbers, and more. However, one...

Repossessions and Credit Scores

Repossessions and Credit Scores

Repossession of property is something of a specter that haunts the financial imagination. There is a great deal of confusion regarding what repossession actually is and how it works. This confusion has created complications when it comes to understanding how different things affect your credit score.

P2P Lending and Credit Card Debt

P2P Lending and Credit Card Debt

Technology has advanced by leaps and bounds over the past two decades. Every industry has been affected by the increased connection, speed of communication, and data processing abilities computers offer. One industry that has taken full advantage of the tools modern technology offers is the financial industry.

Medical Credit Cards and Credit Scores

Medical Credit Cards and Credit Scores

Access to quality healthcare has been getting more expensive every year. This trend has lead to the rise of a new type of financial product, the medical credit card. These card offers seem to be at every doctor, dentist, and specialist office in the country.

Medical Bills and Credit Repair

Medical Bills and Credit Repair

Medical debt is one of the fastest growing categories of debt in this country. People are having a challenging time paying for the health care they need for themselves and their families.

How Eviction Can Affect Your Credit Score

How Eviction Can Affect Your Credit Score

Housing is one of the basic necessities of life. However, the price of housing is close to historical highs in many parts of the country. Additionally, wages have remained flat and high-paying jobs are hard to come by. Therefore, more people are worried about eviction than ever before.

Credit Repair and Unemployment

Credit Repair and Unemployment

The economic ups and downs of the past few years have caused more people than ever to become curious about unemployment. Whether these individuals are dealing with unemployment or underemployment, or just want to be prepared for the worst, it’s important to realize how your credit is affected by your employment status.

Credit Repair and Renting a New Apartment

Credit Repair and Renting a New Apartment

Owning a home is getting more expensive all the time. Additionally, people are having a harder time getting a job that produces higher real wages. Therefore, the rental market is booming. However, one barrier to getting the apartment you’ve had your eye on could be your credit score.

Canceled Debt and Taxes – What You Need to Know

Canceled Debt and Taxes – What You Need to Know

Canceled or forgiven debt can be a huge boon to consumers. After all, everyone likes the idea of being released from their obligation to pay. However, one thing that people don’t often consider is that canceled and forgiven debt can count as taxable income.

5 Credit Repair Mistakes to Avoid

5 Credit Repair Mistakes to Avoid

Credit scores are incredibly important in the modern age. Credit scores influence many aspects of life, from your monthly bills to your ability to get a job and pay for those bills. Therefore, it’s no surprise that so many people are interested in credit repair.

4 Credit Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make

4 Credit Mistakes First-Time Homebuyers Make

Buying a home is an intimidating process for everyone. However, first-time home buyers are likely to be even more nervous than those who have gone through the process before. As a result, there are a few key mistakes that first-time home buyers make when they are shopping for the first house or first mortgage.

How Does Buying a Home Affect Credit?

How Does Buying a Home Affect Credit?

Homeownership is a dream that many people have. Buying a home can be the start of the foundation for the rest of your life. However, buying a home comes with many stressful elements. Moreover, a home is a huge expense, and it will influence many aspects of your financial future.

How do Student Loans Affect Credit Score?

How do Student Loans Affect Credit Score?

The cost of college has never been higher. Moreover, it’s becoming more difficult to get a quality job without a college degree. As a result of these two trends, more people than ever before are taking out student loans.

Holiday Debt and Credit Scores

Holiday Debt and Credit Scores

With the holidays approaching we thought that consumers would like some advice about how holiday debt can affect their credit score. The holidays are one of the biggest drivers for debt, as people want to give their families and loved ones the gifts that they will remember for the rest of their lives.

Credit Scores and Credit History

Credit Scores and Credit History

Everyone knows that there’s a mix of factors that are used to determine your credit score. Moreover, everyone also understands that your credit score is an important number. Your credit score influences whether or not you’ll be eligible for different types of financial products like loans and credit.

Credit Repair for Mortgages

Credit Repair for Mortgages

A house is more than a structure, it’s a place where you build your life with your family and friends. However, economic hardship and poor financial choices can make it seem as if you’ll never be able to afford a house of your own.

Credit Repair for Car Loans

Credit Repair for Car Loans

Everyone needs to have a reliable car in the modern age. So much of what we do requires that we travel distances that are only practically achievable by owning a car. However, recent economic troubles and other factors mean that many people have less than perfect credit. This bad credit history can create serious complications when you need to take out a loan on a new car. We’ll explain what happens when you try to get a car loan with bad credit, why it’s easier and better to get a car loan for people with good credit, and how credit repair services can help.

Credit Repair and Student Loan Forgiveness

Credit Repair and Student Loan Forgiveness

Student loans are the fastest growing source of debt in the United States. More people than ever are going to college, and the cost of college has soared to record levels. This has created a situation where the only way that college is an option for many people is to take out student loans.

Credit Repair and Debt Collection

Credit Repair and Debt Collection

Everyone knows that sometimes bad things happen to good people. Almost everyone has been in a place where they’re having a hard time covering their bills. Unfortunately, this can lead to complications for the future, even if you’re only dealing with a temporary setback. One of the biggest problems that falling behind on your bills can cause is being sent to a collection agency.

Building Credit: Your Child’s First Credit Card

Building Credit: Your Child’s First Credit Card

There are several milestones that parents both look forward to and dread for their children. Graduating from high school means a child is ready to become an adult and go to college, but also usually means they’ll be leaving the house for the first time. Getting a driver’s license means a new sense of freedom, and someone else to run errands, but comes with a host of risks and expenses. One milestone that many parents don’t consider is their child’s first credit card.

4 Steps to Repair Your Credit

4 Steps to Repair Your Credit

Credit and credit scores can be a confusing aspect of life. However, the fact that they are confusing doesn’t make a credit score any less important. Credit scores are used to determine a great many things, from eligibility for loans and lines of credit and what kind of terms you get offered on financial products to things like employment and job offers.

The Advantages and Disadvantages of a Debt Consolidation Loan

The Advantages and Disadvantages of a Debt Consolidation Loan

Debt consolidation is the type of financial decision that comes with both advantages and disadvantages. When a person is in serious debt to multiple creditors, debt consolidation can seem like a good idea. It could result in a person making a single monthly payment....

Fast Credit Repair

Fast Credit Repair

by: Emma Higgins Update: 10/2019 facebooktwitterinstagram A bad credit score can upset the financial health of a person and ruin his/her dreams. Since a person’s financial health rides on the credit score, it is important to fix a poor credit score. A bad credit score...

How to Repair Your Credit

How to Repair Your Credit

by: Sean Michaels Update: 10/2019   facebooktwitterinstagram The word “Credit Score” means more than just a number. This number is probably the second most important number in the US, after someone’s social security number. A person’s financial life rides on the...

What are the Best and Worst Options for Debt Consolidation?

What are the Best and Worst Options for Debt Consolidation?

 Visit ProfileAlsos, If you are one of the millions of Americans drowning in debt, then you may be considering consolidating your debts. Handling multiple credit card payments, utility bills, medical bills and other debts can become overwhelming, and many people...

What to Do if You Can’t Repay Your Debt Consolidation Loan

What to Do if You Can’t Repay Your Debt Consolidation Loan

Visit Profile Some people may find it challenging to make their debt consolidation loan repayments on time, whether it is because they aren’t budgeting correctly or because they are faced with unexpected medical bills or other expenses. Defaulting on a debt...

Who are the Top-Rated Debt Consolidation Companies?

Who are the Top-Rated Debt Consolidation Companies?

Visit Profile facebook twitter Instagram Google+ If you are already drowning in debt, the worst thing you can do is fall for a scam that will damage your finances even further. In some cases, a debt consolidation loan in itself can have negative effects on your...

How to Budget Your Monthly Expenses

How to Budget Your Monthly Expenses

Visit Profile Budgeting your monthly expenses is one of the best things you can do for your financial health. Although it may sound boring, it is essential to managing your debt and expenses responsibly. Many Americans find themselves overwhelmed in credit card debt...

Who Can Help Me Decide if Debt Consolidation is Right for Me?

Who Can Help Me Decide if Debt Consolidation is Right for Me?

Visit Profile If you are struggling with your finances and barely keeping up with your minimum monthly payments, then you may be considering debt consolidation loans. It can be difficult to navigate this process, particularly if you are already overwhelmed with your...

How to Calculate Your Total Debts

How to Calculate Your Total Debts

Visit Profile If you are having trouble keeping up with multiple monthly payments, you may benefit from calculating your total debts and developing a plan to reduce or eliminate your debt.  For some, debt consolidation is the answer.  Others can eliminate debt on...

How to Avoid Additional Credit Card Expenses

How to Avoid Additional Credit Card Expenses

Visit Profile The average American has between 5 and 10 credit cards. That equals 5 to 10 different monthly payments, in addition to your rent, food, utilities and other payments. IN addition to those monthly payments, you are also paying interest on the account...

What Debts Can I Include in a Debt Consolidation Loan?

What Debts Can I Include in a Debt Consolidation Loan?

Visit Profile facebook twitter instagram google-plus There are many factors to consider before you decide to pursue a debt consolidation loan. If your debt is overwhelming and you are struggling to make just the minimum monthly payments, a debt consolidation loan in...

How to Avoid Defaulting on a Debt Consolidation Loan

How to Avoid Defaulting on a Debt Consolidation Loan

Visit Profile facebook twitter instagram google-plus If your debt is overwhelming and you are searching for options to reduce or eliminate your debt, then you may be considering a debt consolidation or other type of loan to help get your finances back on track. To...

Is Debt Consolidation the Best Way to Fix My Finances?

Is Debt Consolidation the Best Way to Fix My Finances?

Visit Profile If you are drowning in your debt and struggling just to make the minimum monthly payments on your credit cards, then you may be considering managing your debt by applying for a debt consolidation loan. If you are close to maxing out your credit lines or...

Do I Qualify for a Debt Consolidation Loan?

Do I Qualify for a Debt Consolidation Loan?

Visit Profile facebook twitter instagram google-plus Are you overwhelmed with debt and struggling to find a way out? If so, then you may be considering a debt consolidation loan. If most of your debt is due to credit cards or other debts with high interest rates, a...

Reputable Debt Consolidation Companies

Reputable Debt Consolidation Companies

Visit Profile  If you are thinking about pursuing a debt consolidation loan, the most important factor to begin with is to choose a legitimate company or organization who will help you overcome your debt and consolidate your multiple payments into one. Of course, once...

Should I Consolidate my Debt or File for Bankruptcy?

Should I Consolidate my Debt or File for Bankruptcy?

  Visit Profile Things to Consider when Consolidating Debt or Filing for Bankruptcy Find a Reputable Credit Counselor Debt Consolidation Loans Bankruptcy Disposable Income Other Options to Consider If you are struggling with your debt, you are not alone. Millions...

How to Reduce Your Debt Without a Loan

How to Reduce Your Debt Without a Loan

Visit Profile facebook twitter Instagram Google+ Let’s be honest, consolidating your debt without a loan is not going to be easy, although even with a loan, it still may not be as easy as it sounds. Debt consolidation or reduction loans can come with high fees and...

What to Know About Filing for Bankruptcy

What to Know About Filing for Bankruptcy

 Visit Profile Do you have multiple credit card payments each month? Are you barely making the minimum monthly payments on each card which is making it difficult just to pay for groceries and transportation? If you have a significant amount of debt and a...

Should you consolidate on your own or take out a loan?

Should you consolidate on your own or take out a loan?

Visit Profile facebook twitter Instagram Google+ This can be a difficult question to answer, but in any case, it really depends on your specific financial situation – how much you owe in total, what your interest rates are, and your ability to reduce your expenses to...

Why Should I Choose Debt Settlement?

Why Should I Choose Debt Settlement?

Visit Profile facebook twitter Instagram Google+ Wondering what a debt settlement is or if it is the right option for you? Some consumers find great benefit when using a debt settlement, but it can be a difficult process to navigate. Keep reading for more information...

Is it a Good Idea to Get a Debt Consolidation Loan?

Is it a Good Idea to Get a Debt Consolidation Loan?

Visit Profile facebook twitter Instagram Google+ Are you drowning in your debt? If so, you are not alone. Millions of people have been in the same position you are in, and there are options to consider that can help relieve you of your debt. The most important thing...

Are Debt Consolidation Loans Bad for your Credit?

Are Debt Consolidation Loans Bad for your Credit?

 Visit Profile Millions of Americans are drowning in debt.  Many of us are working more and making less, which can make it difficult to get ahead of your expenses and actually save money instead of scraping by from check to check. If you are thinking about...

What is a Debt Consolidation Loan & Does it Work? + Pros & Cons

What is a Debt Consolidation Loan & Does it Work? + Pros & Cons

  Visit Profile Household debt in the United States has reached record heights. Total household debt climbed to $12.73 trillion as early as the end of first quarter of 2017. This, for the record, is $50 billion higher than the worse marks reached during the 2008...

Understanding Your Debt Options

Understanding Your Debt Options

 Visit ProfileSince financing institutions started to relax lending policies, Americans became more likely to borrow money than ever. This has resulted to troubling trend. By the end of this year, household debt is expected to total to $12.73 trillion which is...

The Unsecured Debt Guide

The Unsecured Debt Guide

Visit ProfileWhat are the Types of Unsecured Debt Credit card debts Personal and business loans Student loans Medical loans Unpaid house bills In a perfect world, people won’t need to borrow money. However, the reality is that no matter how efficiently individuals try...

VA Debt Consolidation Loan Companies: Veteran Programs & Services

VA Debt Consolidation Loan Companies: Veteran Programs & Services

Visit Profile Benefits of a VA Debt Consolidation Loan Easier and less rigorous process Longer repayment terms Zero monthly mortgage insurance premiums No prepayment penalties High loan-to-value ratio Military veterans who are struggling with debt may be looking for a...

Prosper Debt Consolidation Loan Review

Prosper Debt Consolidation Loan Review

Visit ProfileIf you would like to reduce the number of loans that you pay each month, then you might be wondering about the benefits of a debt consolidation loan. By consolidating your debt, you will only need to make a single payment, and managing your budget will...

Freedom Debt Relief Review 2019: Is it a Scam? How Does it Work?

Freedom Debt Relief Review 2019: Is it a Scam? How Does it Work?

Visit Profile The plan offered by Freedom Debt Relief can be an excellent alternative to debt settlement programs. As it is one of the biggest debt settlement companies in the U.S today, most people often consider Freedom Debt Relief as one of their top choices when...

CareOne Debt Consolidation Loan Reviews

CareOne Debt Consolidation Loan Reviews

Visit Profile CareOne Debt Relief Services is located in Columbia, Maryland. The company's founder struggled with debt in the past and used that experience as inspiration to start this business. According to the site, the company offers a refund guarantee if customers...

LendingTree Debt Consolidation Loan Reviews

LendingTree Debt Consolidation Loan Reviews

Visit ProfileAlthough loans can provide you with many benefits, debt can get out of control quickly if you are not careful, and it's often too late to take action by the time that people notice the problem. If you are having trouble keeping your monthly bills under...

American Debt Consolidation Loan Reviews

American Debt Consolidation Loan Reviews

Visit Profile The inability to pay your various bills on time can cause a feeling of desperation. Some would resort to additional borrowing to make partial payments to the outstanding bills, only to find themselves deeper in debt. Uncontrolled borrowing brings a...

2019 Avant Debt Consolidation Loan Review

2019 Avant Debt Consolidation Loan Review

Visit Profile Are you one of those who have problems getting a loan because of your bad credit rating? Fret not as Avant is here to help you. It was created to assist people with low credit scores and would like to consolidate debt. This might be for everyday expenses...

Clearone Debt Consolidation Loan Reviews

Clearone Debt Consolidation Loan Reviews

Visit ProfileIf you would like to reduce the number of loan payments that you are forced to make each month, then you are probably going to get a debt consolidation loan. Depending on the amount that you can receive, you can pay off your other debts so that you will...

Military Debt Consolidation Loans (MDCL): Bad Credit Debt Relief

Military Debt Consolidation Loans (MDCL): Bad Credit Debt Relief

  Visit Profile There are special recognitions given by many institutions to those who wore the uniform and served our country. These recognition ranges from substantial services like financial instruments that are dedicated to those who are on active duty or...