Elisa Ortiz

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Elisa has been with Credit.com since 2014, when she started out as a paralegal. Since then, she's developed a passion for understanding credit and personal finance. She helps the Credit.com team deliver content for blog.credit.com.

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10 Reasons Why You Should Sign Up for Credit Repair Today
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March 6, 2023

Credit Repair

Survey: 27% of Americans Don’t Think They Need a Budget
Covering the cost of bills, food and shelter every month can be p... read more

February 26, 2023

Budgeting and Saving Money

Half of Americans Lose Money Every Year Due to This Tax Mistake
How Much Money Do You Lose to Taxes, and Do You Care? About half ... read more

February 6, 2023


What to Do When You Lose Your Job & Lessons You Can Learn
Losing your job is a stressful experience—on both a personal an... read more

April 29, 2021

Personal Finance

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What Is a Soft Credit Check?
Whenever you apply for anything—a loan, credit card, etc.—the... read more

December 22, 2020

Credit 101

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What You Need to Know About the New Apple Credit Card
UPDATE: Some offers mentioned below have expired and/or are no lo... read more

December 19, 2019

Credit Card Reviews