By law, you have a right to correct mistakes in your credit report that could be driving down your credit score, but credit repair services are often less than reputable and regulations on the industry are constantly changing. Debt.com has the latest news on credit restoration and the laws that regulate credit repair services. Here is what you need to know.
September 4, 2017 | Gregory Cox
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July 7, 2017 | Gregory Cox
A bad credit score could make dating more difficult
March 21, 2017 | Joe Pye
Users with Apple products have higher FICO ratings than other smartphone companies.
December 19, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Don’t go into 2017 making financial mistakes. Give yourself the gift of financial freedom.
July 25, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence
The impact credit scores now have on those seeking out employment
February 18, 2016 | Debt.com
You don’t look forward to tax time, but it’s a great time to focus your financial efforts.
June 2, 2015 | Jason Steele
When a computer says no, sometimes a human being says yes.
May 13, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader wonders: “There has to be a catch, right?” Nope, no catch — if you do it right.
April 1, 2015 | Brian Bienkowski
In Part 1, we teach you how to pay down credit card debt and how to avoid it in the first place.
March 25, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader wants to know why her credit score hasn’t improved, even though she’s paid off her major debts.
January 28, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader wants to know if she can haggle to reduce her credit card debt.
December 10, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader knows she’s in trouble, but Howard Dvorkin knows a way out.
May 1, 2014 | Lois Cahall
Here’s how one best-selling author and network guest host protects her personal info.
October 17, 2013 | Meghan Stewart
A quick search online might make you think do-it-yourself credit repair is easy. But what seems good in theory often falls apart when you put it into practice. So is DIY credit repair really worth the hassle or are you better off leaving the work to the professionals?