All posts by: Merrill Chandler

  Have you received an email from FICO about its black market website surveillance service? What does it mean? Should you be worried about someone in the dark net using your identity to set up fraudulent accounts or transactions? You...
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  What do banking relationships and romantic relationships have in common? You’d be surprised to know how being fundable is, in a lot of ways, being dateable. Join Merrill Chandler as he finally gets into a full discussion of a...
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  In the world of fraudulent applications and stolen identities, one of the things that the credit bureaus and lenders have put into place is a security freeze. It’s when they put a freeze on your credit profile if there’s...
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  There is no shortage of financial literacy resources out there, but do they really teach you what you need to know if you’re looking to get fundable as a borrower, especially in these tough times? In this episode, you’ll...
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  Getting a loan from a bank? You might want to look at their UCC lien policy first. What is a UCC lien and how does it affect your fundability? In this episode, Merrill Chandler takes a deep dive into...
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  We all have a creative side and a strategic side, and most of us tend to veer towards one or the other. To really succeed, however is to get in that place of genius, and genius all about being...
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  As we move through the stages of growth, we sometimes fall into the shiny objects trap. We chase the shiniest thing in front of us that we forget about where we want to go in the first place. If...
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  There is a new lender playbook that is radically different than any other recession or depression in the past – a new financial data that is completely opposite of what has ever existed in the past. In fact, there...
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  Getting a mortgage is painstaking work, but with the right broker at your side, things can be made so much easier. Today’s guest explains why it is essential to ask your mortgage broker some brutally honest questions so that...
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  When you get onboard into a marital relationship with someone, it only makes sense to have joint accounts, right? Wrong. As it turns out, there is absolutely no reason for a joint account, especially around revolving credit, and having...
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