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  1. The Best Identity Theft Protection May Be Free

    With personal data breaches now a part of our daily lives, here are a few ways to ...
  2. How Credit Sesame Works and Makes Money

    Because the numerous services offered by Credit Sesame are free, it turns to referrals, ...
  3. Should You Increase Your Credit Card Limit?

    Should you ask for a credit limit increase? The answer is yes, and there are several ...
  4. The 5 Biggest Factors That Affect Your Credit

    Credit companies rely on these factors to determine whether to lend to you and at ...
  5. How to Raise Your Credit Score Quickly

    Here are the best tips for raising your credit score quickly.
  6. 4 Unexpected Things That Lower Your Credit

    It's important to maintain a good credit score. Discover what could be lowering it ...
  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. Can student loans hurt your credit?

    Paying student loans on time helps build credit; failure to do so, hurts it.
  2. How does your checking account affect your credit score?

    Learn how your checking account is related to your credit score, as well as what types of banking activities do and do not ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  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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