Essays Tagged: "Credit history"

Credit and Your Consumer Rights

Credit and Your Consumer RightsIn the last couple months I have had a lot of issues pertaining to my ... e last couple months I have had a lot of issues pertaining to my credit. I have learned that a good credit rating is very important. Businesses inspect your credit history when they evaluate your appl ... n they evaluate your applications for credit, insurance, employment, and even leases. Based on your credit payment history, businesses can choose to grant or deny you credit provided you receive fair ...

(6 pages) 150 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Advantages of Credit Cards

Credit cards have affected people's lives in the 21st century. Many people use credit cards as an id ... s lives in the 21st century. Many people use credit cards as an identification tool. In my opinion, credit cards have many benefits if they are used wisely. Credit cards offer a safe alternative to ca ... re used wisely. Credit cards offer a safe alternative to cash, and an opportunity to develop a good credit rating. They also provide the consumer with more time to pay for his/her purchaser.Credit car ...

(2 pages) 64 1 3.5 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

This paper describes the crime of cyber crime and how to prevent it from happening to you.

be something that would only be known if they were involved in any police activity, looked at their credit report, or applied for credit. Their lives are ruined and sometimes very hard to get back.Bro ... nspirators used the information to make approximately $2.5 million worth of unauthorized charges to credit card accounts (www.cnn.com).CharacteristicsIdentity theft is the fraudulent use of someone's ...

(7 pages) 113 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Live With Credit Cards

The ability to buy on credit is an important thing, but no matter how good this all looks, credit has its advantages and d ... it has its advantages and disadvantages. It can help you but it can also hurt you. Buying on credit can be a convenient thing for anyone. Establishing and having good credit makes anyone a cred ... t thing for anyone. Establishing and having good credit makes anyone a credible person. In addition credit cards help track the way you spend your money. One of the greatest advantages of a credit car ...

(1 pages) 24 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Financial Profile

n can be from CIBC which provides a loan especially for students: The "˜CIBC Education Line of Credit'."¢ Full-time students can apply for an ELC of up to $40,000 "¢ Und ... y the interest, and only on the amounts you actually use "¢ The CIBC Education Line of Credit is then converted to a personal loan "¢ You can spread out your personal loan pa ...

(3 pages) 394 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Credit Cards

Credit Cards An American Way of Life Credit cards are quickly becoming a major problem for the Ameri ... are quickly becoming a major problem for the American people. It is so easy to get into debt with a credit card, and anyone with a mailbox and a pulse can get one. Many Americans can't get out of debt ... yone with a mailbox and a pulse can get one. Many Americans can't get out of debt and they run into credit problems; some even file for bankruptcy. The reason it is so easy to use a credit card is tha ...

(9 pages) 56 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Extending Credit to Teens through Credit/Debit Car

Teens are getting credit through credit and debit cards more then ever before. Credit cards companies are making it ea ... debit cards more then ever before. Credit cards companies are making it easier for teenagers to get credit. Now more then ever teens are in debt because they do not understand the responsibility that ... en ever teens are in debt because they do not understand the responsibility that comes with using a credit card. Credit cards are not a bad thing, but teens do not understand how to use them correctly ...

(5 pages) 23 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Identity theft

you were not expecting, DENIED. You have no idea what is going on because you know you have perfect credit. After some time consuming effort, you realize you are a victim of identity theft.B. The purp ... ox and/or your trash B. Minimizing your chances of being a victim a. Request a copy of your current credit report b. Properly dispose or destroy old bank statements, applications for credit cards, or ...

(2 pages) 53 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Disadvantages of Forming a Corporation

d in addition to hiring and firing employees. Since the corporation is a separate legal entity, any creditors that take action against the corporation can only satisfy claims against the personal prop ... capital and transferring ownership is also easier for a corporation. A lending agency looks at the credit history and rating of the corporation, not the owners, when making lending decisions. The cor ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

"Effects of Predatory Lending on Consumers" The purpose of this paper is to explain the negative effects of predatory lending on low-income consumers.

144Mrs. Gale Bruce27 April 2006��Sims iiOutlineThesis: The absence of an established credit history and a viable understanding of its financial impact can leave an unsuspecting consumer ... advantage ofvulnerable borrowers, such as minorities, the economicallydisadvantaged or the elderly.Credit is more readily available in the United States than everbefore.II. There are many unfair or a ...

(11 pages) 85 2 4.5 Apr/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Research Process Paper

utcome. The most important factor is knowing how much the individual can afford. Depending on one's credit score, income, and current monthly expenses will determine what the individual can afford whe ... n looking for real estate.Variables to be testedThree variables exist that this research will test, credit score, income and debt ratio. Individuals need to use their income wisely and be aware of how ...

(2 pages) 191 0 4.3 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

An Evaluation of Microfinance and its Impact on Traditional Financial Lending

study is to examine the idea of microfinance and the role that it plays in financial lending. Microcredit is the extension of small loans to the unemployed, poor entrepreneurs and others living in po ... nemployed, poor entrepreneurs and others living in poverty, which otherwise would have no access to credit. These individuals lack the collateral, a steady income and an adequate credit history to mee ...

(42 pages) 77 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Sentence (Identity Theft)

information to re-create themselves should receive a harsh punishment. Someone who gets a duplicate credit card made may not get as stiff a sentence. (Stephan, Pennington, Krishnamurthi, and Reidy, 20 ... aused but also for future inconvenience for the victim(s) to regain their good name and build their credit history back up. While paying restitution to the victim may not give them closure or help the ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Project Of Financial Crisis

threatens to throw the U.S. economy into a recession.The reason is that the banks lend money to low credit borrowers to buy flat and once the US economy turns down and housing prices drop, the borrowe ... economy?Subprime Mortgage CrisisSubprime MortgageA subprime mortgage is granted to borrowers whose credit history is not sufficient to get a conventional mortgage. Very Often these borrowers have imp ...

(8 pages) 61 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Finding An Apartment

ll as, a security deposit to be paid prior to moving in. Additionally, all landlords will require a credit report to see if any prior evictions exist and if bills are being paid on time. Subsequently, ... if any prior evictions exist and if bills are being paid on time. Subsequently, having an excellent credit rating will help tremendously in securing an apartment. When one has a budget complete, it is ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Financial Responsibility

tle debt as possible and to start building their future. Another issue that the article covered was credit cards, most financially responsible people would avoid them because of the temptation to spen ... ld avoid them because of the temptation to spend more than you actually have, which could lead into credit problems and debt. It is important for students to realize that student loans and credit card ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues