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SILVIA CERNEA

Now more than ever, your credit score can make life tough - or a whole lot easier

November 19, 2008

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Bryan and Trudi Sorge used two no-interest credit cards to pay for a new deck at their Pine, Colo., home, unaware the transaction would lower their credit score. "We thought why use the cash, this is easier," said Trudi Sorge. "But because we maxed them out, it brought our score down." When they tried to refinance their adjustable rate mortgage ... (Full article: 477 words)

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