Credit Report

  1. How Many Credit Cards Should You Carry?

    If you have ever wondered whether you should carry one, two or more cards, read on ...
  2. 4 Unexpected Things That Lower Your Credit

    It's important to maintain a good credit score. Discover what could be lowering it, ...
  3. 6 Major Credit Card Mistakes

    Avoid these pitfalls to keep your credit score healthy and your debt under control. ...
  4. Is My Credit Score Good Enough for a Mortgage?

    Your score is critical in determining not only whether you'll secure a loan for a ...
  5. Self Employed? 5 Steps to Scoring a Mortgage

    Convince lenders that you're a good bet despite your lack of a steady income.
  6. Credit vs. Debit Cards: Which Is Better?

    Be strategic about the card you choose
  1. What to Expect From TransUnion's Earnings (TRU)

    TransUnion is not the only company to have struggled after recently launching an ...
  2. Equifax Beats Q4 Earnings, Credits M&A (EFX)

    Factor in its average 12-month price target of $119, suggesting 25% gains, Equifax ...
  3. 4 Ways to Check Credit Card Accounts for Trouble

    Credit cards do offer some protection against fraud, but here are 4 reasons to be ...
  4. Meet The Company Behind Your FICO Score

    There are other credit scores that evaluate lending risk, but FICO is still the choice ...
  5. Bank Credit Quality Trends

    The four largest U.S. based banks have all reported fourth quarter of 2009 earnings.
  1. Does marrying someone with bad credit affect my credit score?

    Married couples generally maintain two separate credit records and histories. However, if you decide to take out a loan with ...
  2. How many free credit reports can you get per year?

    Obtain a free annual credit report online, by phone or via mail. These reports are offered through the Free Annual Credit ...
  3. Is it possible to get a free credit report from Equifax?

    Learn how you can receive a free credit report from Equifax, and discover what you need to do so you can view your free annual ...
  4. Do free credit reports affect your credit score?

    Find out whether your credit score is affected when you are using one of the services that let you check your credit rating ...
  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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