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Helping Children When their Parents Divorce; Improving your Credit Score

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PASWord Express Vol 14 Issue 2

Helping Children When Their Parents Divorce

Children’s initial understanding of parental divorce, thoughts and reactions to it, and their needs, depend on their age and developmental stage. As children mature, their feelings about the divorce will change with them.

Improving Your Credit Score

There is a score associated with your debt and debt-paying history called your Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO) score. In short, 35 percent of your score is based on your payment history; 30 percent on the amounts owed; 15 percent on the length of credit history; 10 percent on the type of credit used; and 10 percent on new credit (the number of accounts you have recently opened).