Credit Report

  1. How high a credit score do you need to get a home mortgage or buy a car? Read on for some actual numbers.

    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 ...
  2. There are two types of credit inquiries, but only one can lower your credit score. Learn the difference and act accordingly.

    Do Credit Inquiries Hurt Your Credit Score?

    There are two types of credit inquiries, but only one can lower your credit score. ...
  3. 13.1 million people experienced identity fraud in 2013, according to Javelin Strategy and Research’s 2014 Identity Fraud Study.

    Are You A Target For Identity Thieves?

    The Americans at highest risk for identity theft and identity fraud aren't the ones ...
  4. Identity thieves have many ways to steal and abuse your personal and financial data.

    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 ...
  5. 9 Ways To Improve Your Credit Score Today

    When it comes to finances, there are a number of goals that you might have established, ...
  6. A brief article explaining how long it takes to build an average good credit score from start.

    Build Your Credit Score

    Here are four good ways to build your credit score when you're starting from scratch. ...
  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 some examples of credit report errors that I can dispute?

    Discover how to get access to your consumer credit report, identify incorrect information, and communicate with creditors ...
  4. What are the best ways to rebuild my credit score quickly?

    Repair your credit score more quickly by talking to your lender, increasing the credit limit on your existing credit cards ...
  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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