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The Dark Web: What is it?! and how we can help you.

It’s pretty safe to assume that you, like most of the people on the planet, browse the internet on a regular basis. Whether you use it for work, shopping, or just for fun, the internet has become a necessity in our daily lives.  But do you know what the dark web is? And did you … Continue reading “The Dark Web: What is it?! and how we can help you.”

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Does checking your Credit Score hurt your Credit Score?

What a wonderful question, something I myself was not all too clear about either. When you check your credit score does it hurt your credit score? And who can check it?  Firstly, I think it’s important to know, what is a credit score?  The answer is fairly simple. Your credit score is a three digit … Continue reading “Does checking your Credit Score hurt your Credit Score?”

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What is ‘The Digital You?’

First impressions are important. Whether you’re meeting someone for the first time or applying for a loan, the first impression you make matters. At ScoresMatter, we want to help you make the right digital first impression, especially to lenders, prospective employers, or even new friends. What do we mean by a ‘digital first impression’ though? … Continue reading “What is ‘The Digital You?’”

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How to Manage Microphone Privacy Settings with iOS 14: A Quick Guide

Last week, Apple released iOS 14, and with it came a new indicator: a small orange dot that appears in the top right corner of your screen. This confused many people at first, but it’s really quite simple. Whenever you see this dot, it indicates that the particular app you’re using has access to your … Continue reading “How to Manage Microphone Privacy Settings with iOS 14: A Quick Guide”

How to Spot Cryptocurrency Scams: 3 Simple Steps

Last week, the Twitter accounts of Barack Obama, Elon Musk, and Jeff Bezos, and many other public figures all tweeted out similar messages promising to give back to their followers in these trying times. These messages included links to a bitcoin address claiming that anyone who sent money would receive double the amount back. The … Continue reading “How to Spot Cryptocurrency Scams: 3 Simple Steps”

How to Choose a Credit Card: Interest Rates vs. Rewards

When it comes to choosing credit cards, there are a lot of options to consider, and it can be an overwhelming process. With so many offers boasting up front rewards and discounts and other incentives, it can be hard to determine which offer is best for you and your unique financial situation. Two of the … Continue reading “How to Choose a Credit Card: Interest Rates vs. Rewards”

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