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2022 Tax season: everything you need to know

What do you need to have and when do you need to have it, plus the tax preparation software that’ll make it a breeze.

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Five New Year’s financial resolutions to start the year right

The year is coming to an end, and with that, it’s time to think about making a fresh start in 2022 by adding financial resolutions to your list. We’ve all fallen through the cracks of a too-long list of big goals that felt unattainable halfway through. But, fear not, we’ve put together a list of …


10 tips when considering a personal loan

Unsecured personal loans can be helpful financial tools to help pay for a large expense, consolidate existing debt, or simply give you extra cash when you need it. However, not all personal loans are created equal – and if you don’t pay attention, can actually put you in a worse financial position. With that in …

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Brigit vs. Kikoff

When you want to wave goodbye to bad credit, who are you gonna call? (Hint: it’s not Kikoff) We at Brigit did not invent the idea behind our Credit Builder tool, which helps you build your credit score without lifting a finger. But we have to be equally honest about the fact that we’re the …


Brigit vs. Credit Strong

Who’s the real deal? Brigit’s Credit Builder vs. Credit Strong. Bad credit doesn’t have to be your story. If you want to improve your finances and make life less expensive, finding a way to build credit fast is the way to go.  But which service should you pick? Let’s take a look at two credit …


Brigit vs. Self

Brigit and Self both say they’ll help you build your credit fast, but how do they compare? An analysis.  If you want to raise your credit score quickly and build credit fast, there are a lot of options out there. It can be hard to tell the difference between so many credit-building tools, so let …

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How to start rebuilding your credit

When it comes to your credit score, slip-ups happen and are sometimes out of your control. Debt collections, bankruptcies, or overdue bills can hurt your credit in the short term, but not all is lost.  Once you check your credit report and see where you’re at, it’s never too late to repair your credit score and start …

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How can I build credit if I don’t have credit history?

How to build credit without credit history is a catch-22. Brigit has a way out. Which comes first, credit history or a credit score? With Brigit’s credit builder feature, you’ll get both at once. If you’re one of the 26 million Americans with no credit history, you can start building a strong history today.  Your …

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Brigit vs. Secured Credit Cards

If you have a bad credit score, a secured credit card might look attractive. Here’s why Brigit’s Credit Builder has them beat.  Forty-five million Americans have no credit score, and millions more have credit scores below 580, considered to be  “poor” credit scores.  If you fall into this category, credit card companies won’t usually issue …

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Three ways your credit score can impact your life

Having bad credit can make life pretty challenging — and expensive. Whether you’re applying for loans, credit cards, jobs, or apartments, your credit score matters a lot. That’s why our killer new tool, Credit Builder by Brigit, has you covered.

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Brigit’s Credit Builder vs. the Competition

Bad credit score got you down? Building credit could be easier than you might expect with Brigit’s Credit Builder. Here’s how we compare with Self and Credit Strong.

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How is your credit score calculated?

What’s the right credit score range, how to build credit fast, and how Brigit can help.

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