Credit Report

  1. How Bad Is My Credit Score?

    You've seen the number, but what does it mean? Here's how to assess your credit score ...
  2. Buying A House? Avoid These 7 Mistakes

    Owning your own home gives you a feeling of independence that renting can’t offer, ...
  3. How High Is A 'Good' Credit Score?

    How high a credit score do you need to get a home mortgage or buy a car? Read on ...
  4. Do Credit Inquiries Hurt Your Credit Score?

    There are two types of credit inquiries, but only one can lower your credit score. ...
  5. Are You A Target For Identity Thieves?

    The Americans at highest risk for identity theft and identity fraud aren't the ones ...
  6. Avoid Becoming An Identity Thief's Next Victim

    Use these 7 techniques to keep yourself under the radar and out of the way of identity ...
  1. Bank Credit Quality Trends

    The four largest U.S. based banks have all reported fourth quarter of 2009 earnings.
  2. A Background Check On Equifax's Economic Moat

    Equifax is moving into businesses with more dubious economic moats.
  1. How do balance transfers affect my credit score?

    Learn the ways a balance transfer can negatively and positively affect your credit so you can pay off debt while maintaining ...
  2. Does a cash advance hurt my credit score?

    Find out if a cash advance will hurt your credit score and how your credit report and requests for new credit can be affected ...
  3. What are the advantages of applying for a private student loan with a creditworthy ...

    Discover how adding a creditworthy cosigner to your private student loan application can help you realize more favorable ...
  4. What's the difference between a credit rating agency and a credit bureau?

    Learn how to differentiate between credit rating agencies and credit bureaus, two industries that distribute valuable risk ...
  1. 5 Ways Your Partner Can Ruin Your Credit

    Financial disagreement is one of the top reasons couples split, and often after one ...
  2. 7 Tips To Bounce Back From A Credit Score Disaster

    Find out how to repair bad credit in seven simple steps.
  3. 7 Tips For Closing A Credit Card

    Closing a credit card can help improve your credit score by freeing up your available ...
  4. 7 Tips For The Do-It-Yourself Debt Manager

    Take charge of your finances in seven simple steps.
  5. 6 Major Credit Card Mistakes

    Get your debt under control by avoiding these common pitfalls.
  6. Obtaining Credit In A Bad Economy

    Recessions can put the brakes on lending. Learn how to get the loan you need during ...
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