Frequently Asked Questions
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What is Credit?
Credit is the ability to borrow money or access goods or services with the understanding that you'll pay later. We use credit to buy lots of things, from houses and cars to groceries and clothing.
What is a credit score?
A credit score is a number between 300–850 that depicts a consumer's creditworthiness. The higher the score, the better a borrower looks to potential lenders.
What is a good credit score?
Generally speaking, there are five tiers of credit score. A good credit score is anything above 670.
What is a bad credit score?
Anything below 670 is considered poor or only fair credit.
What actions hurt your credit?
The following actions can hurt your credit:
Not paying bills on time
Filing for bankruptcy or foreclosure
Applying for too many credit accounts
Carrying high balances on your credit cards
Ignoring questionable negative items on your report
What is a FICO® Score?
Your FICO® Score is a three-digit number determined by the information on your credit report. While FICO® doesn't collect the data themselves, it's their algorithm that determines your score. Considering their score is used in 90% of all lending decisions, it's very helpful to know where you stand.
What is credit repair?
Credit repair is the process of addressing any questionable negative items that could be hurting your credit profile. If the bureaus and your creditors can’t verify these items are fair and accurate, they are required to remove them.
Can my credit be repaired?
iAM FINANCIALLY POISED, LLC can’t guarantee anything. But we can promise to help you work to address any unfair or inaccurate negative items hurting your credit profile.
Can I repair my credit on my own?
Yes! You just need to contact the bureaus and your creditors to address any errors on your credit. That being said, this process is time consuming and confusing.
What is a negative item?
How much does iAM Financially Poised cost?
iAM Financially Poised offer different services to match every budget. Learn more about our services.
Do you offer a Money-Back Guarantee?
Yes, if there are no deletions within 180 days, you will receive a full refund of any monies paid from the date you completed onboarding.
Does iAM Financially Poised, LLC assist with homeownership?
Of course, we have a licensed realtor on staff, Shannon Holmes, and we are also partnered with various realtors across the United States that can assist you with the homebuying process. We also are partnered with various mortgage lenders that will assist you with the home buying process as well.
Do you have a referral program?
Unfortunately, at this time we do not offer referral fees.
How do I communicate with my Credit Repair Specialist?
We take client satisfaction seriously, thus the best way to communicate with your designated specialist is via email. You may also send an email to our Customer Support Team if your question is urgent.
I had a great experience, how can I submit a review?
The best way to send a review is to send it directly to your Credit Repair Specialist. You may also submit a Google Review.
Will items that are removed come back?
Generally, no. However, if an item comes back after you graduate from the program, we will work to get it removed for you at no cost.
How can I speed up the process of credit restoration?
Paying your bills on time by setting reminders in your calendar of the due dates for all of your bills
Keeping your credit utilization below 30%
Not opening new accounts while in the program
Never close any accounts, including credit cards
Following the recommendations of your credit repair specialist
How long will I be in the program?
Our clients are typically in the program between six (6) to ten (10) months depending on the client's credit score(s) when they join the program.
How quickly will I see results?
Generally within 30-45 days after your first round of letters, Personal Information Request Letters, are mailed out. Although this is what generally happens, it's important to understand that credit repair takes time and a set timeframe isn't feasible to provide. Notwithstanding, the good news is that the sooner you get started on the credit repair journey, the sooner we can boost your scores.
Is there a package for couples?
Yes, we offer a discounted package (the audit fee) for couples. Couples enjoy receiving a $50 discount on the audit fee.
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