The federal government sues TransUnion for deceptive marketing that could lead consumers to pay for something that’s free – your credit reports.
Thinking about closing that credit card you never use? If so, your credit may take a hit.
Not paying off your cards at the end of the month can hurt your credit score and cost you more money.
Mainstream news coverage doesn’t tell the whole story. The reality: This new move might not help the people who really need it.
Just because you want that brand-new car doesn’t mean it’s good for your finances.
Your debit card may be convenient, but paying with it isn’t always a smart move.
A nonprofit credit counseling agency can help you pay off debt and manage money better.
Don’t let these common missteps trip you up on the road to good credit.
Getting your credit back on track is easier than you think. Here’s how to get started.
Your credit score and information on your credit report matters to more people than you think.
The period after a divorce isn’t just a time for emotional recovery – it’s a time for financial recovery, too.
Financial missteps in your 20s can make going bald or wearing mom jeans the least of your worries later.
Get the most from your credit card by steering clear of these common credit card missteps.
If you can’t get approved for a credit card, don’t give up. You may have other options.
You can establish a credit history sooner than you think with these credit-building methods.
Some credit myths are just that – myths, and they do more harm to your credit than good.
Not everything that comes with a good credit score is obvious.
Your credit score can make your life easy or hard, so pay attention.
If you see these signs appearing on the credit horizon, you could be close to a higher credit score.
Tired of your credit score holding you back? Take these steps now to start improving your credit.
Filing bankruptcy doesn’t have to hold you back from rebuilding your credit.
Even if you have good credit, approval of your credit card or loan app isn’t always a sure bet.
Adding or becoming an authorized user can affect your credit in positive or negative ways.
Here’s what you need to know so you don’t unwittingly lower your credit score.
Placing a security freeze can ice out fraudsters trying to get credit under your name.
Red flags on a pre-employment credit check can scare away the employer of your dreams.
Your credit history matters to more than just banks and credit card companies.
Should you take this step to keep fraudsters from getting loans and credit cards in your name?
Here’s what you need to know to remove inaccuracies from your credit report.
Rejection stings, but you can use the denial to help improve your credit.
An unsecured line of credit could help you get by in a pinch without placing your home at risk.
Just because one creditor didn’t find you creditworthy doesn’t mean you should give up.
Looking to improve your credit score? Focusing on these key factors may do the trick.
Still working on excellent credit? Take these steps to snare that coveted 800 score sooner.
Good news: Those negative marks on your credit report aren’t a life sentence.
Made some money blunders in your youth? Here’s how to fix them now.
Don’t let these factors knock points off your hard-earned credit score.
Want to start receiving higher credit limits on your credit cards? Try adjusting these factors.
Don’t make these credit card mistakes if you want to keep or improve your good credit.
Consumers can hit annoying snags when trying to order a free copy of their credit report.
These red flags of a lowered credit score could mean it’s time to take a look at your credit.
It all depends on how you use credit and what makes sense for your financial life.
Experian Boost will now reward you for watching Netflix. Expect others to follow.
Thinking about raising your card’s credit limit? Ask yourself these soul-searching questions first.
FICO’s new index offers banks and lenders new insight into your financial resilience potential.
Could they raise your score by 60 points or drop it by three? Boosting your credit score is neither tricky nor sexy. It takes organization and discipline.
Don’t allow your credit to take a hit from these crucial credit score components.
Here’s how to keep your credit rating in good health, even in scary financial times.
If you have bad credit or no credit, getting a loan may be a challenge, let alone a loan with a manageable interest rate.
Did your credit scores drop for no apparent reason? Use these wise tips to boost your scores quickly so an unexpected credit score dip doesn’t hurt your finances.