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40 Force: Credit Check

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — They’re pieces of your financial life that are critical to many dealings, and yet, many don’t understand them.

It’s your credit score and credit report.

What does the number mean? How do you make sure it’s accurate?

Tonight, we had a panel experts from Cambridge Credit Counseling here to take your calls and your questions.

If you weren’t able to get through, and would like to meet with someone to discuss your credit, you can contact Cambridge Credit Counseling at 800-527-7595.

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HELPFUL LINKS
Get Your Annual Credit Report
How to Get and Keep a Good Credit Score
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How to Get Your Credit Score
What is a Credit Score


  • snog

    Called a total of 92 times. Repeated busy signal. When I did finally connect, I was put in a queue. Alas, when id get to the end of the line, I was kicked off; this happened 3 times. Argh!!!

    I guess it was too good to be true to get a free credit score.

    I have an excellent credit history. I don’t have any debt; I pay my credit card off every month in full. I even earn points.

    Just wished there was a truly free manner in which to get one’s FICA score.

    Sigh.

  • johnanthony

    I’m the counseling manager at Cambridge. The volume was high so it seems we didn’t get to everyone. If you call us tomorrow at Cambridge 800 527 7595 we will provide you with the score and the report totally free of charge

  • johnanthony

    Anyone can get their free score anytime at creditkarma.com just so you’re all aware.

  • snog

    Thank you, Jonathan. I will call the number you provided later on today. Much appreciated!

    As for credit karma, yes, I’ve known about it and even used it, but understand that it isn’t a fair issacs score. It’s an approximation.