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54: Building You: Your Credit Score with Philip Tirone

By Keith Weinhold

Today your are probably going to learn more about credit scoring than you ever have. We’re joined by 720 Credit Score’s Philip Tirone. Want more wealth? Visit and 1) Subscribe to our free newsletter, and 2) Receive turnkey RE webinar opportunities. Listen to this week’s show and learn: 01:33  A high credit score reduces your cost of capital, and maximizes your ROI. 08:28  You can have bad credit even if you pay your bills on time. 09:04  Credit scores matter for: property loans, car loans, insurance, employment, credit cards, more. 61% of employers run your credit report before hiring you. 10:21  Why credit scoring is a monumental scam. Yes, a scam. 11:45  You can have a clean credit report, yet poor credit score. 13:45  Many credit repair companies use illegal tactics. 15:03  46% of credit cards in your wallet do not report proper information to the credit bureaus. 18:28  You need 3 to 5 credit cards. 20:20  Get credit cards that: 1) Report to all three bureaus. 2) Report the proper credit limit. 21:03  Credit card utilization ratios. American Express often behaves differently. 23:30  FICO credit scores are the ones that matter. 26:07  U.S. vs. Canadian credit scoring Other developed western countries like Great Britain and Australia are similar. 27:10  The well-known pie chart at 28:10  Installment loans’ importance. 29:02  Credit utilization ratio “breaks” at 100%, 90%, 70%, 50%, 30%, 10%, and 0%. 31:57  Credit inquiries and how much they matter; controlling credit report errors. 33:50  If your credit score is already above 720, you could still be brought down by one error. 34:55  Collections. 36:42  Get free credit reports (not scores) annually here: 40:00  Why banks lack motivation to help you improve your credit score. Resources: - Philip Tirone’s company that helps clients rebuild their credit. or call (901) 217-4663 for Top-Notch Turnkey Rental Properties. or call (800) 611-3060. Your Premier Source for Turnkey Cash-Flow Investment Property. - that’s where to subscribe to our free newsletter, receive turnkey real estate webinar opportunities, and see all Events. Download the GRE Android App at Google Play to keep the GRE icon right on your phone’s home screen! We would be so grateful if you wrote a review! Here’s how to write one at: iTunes, Stitcher, and Android. To get a free GRE logo decal for your review, send: 1) A screenshot of your review. 2) Your mailing address to:

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