Placing a security freeze can ice out fraudsters trying to get credit under your name.
Adding or becoming an authorized user can affect your credit in positive or negative ways.
Don’t let these common missteps trip you up on the road to good credit.
Even if you have good credit, approval of your credit card or loan app isn’t always a sure bet.
Experian Boost will now reward you for watching Netflix. Expect others to follow.
If you see these signs appearing on the credit horizon, you could be close to a higher credit score.
You can establish a credit history sooner than you think with these credit-building methods.
Filing bankruptcy doesn’t have to hold you back from rebuilding your credit.
Your credit score and information on your credit report matters to more people than you think.
An unsecured line of credit could help you get by in a pinch without placing your home at risk.
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.
Red flags on a pre-employment credit check can scare away the employer of your dreams.
Here’s how to keep your credit rating in good health, even in scary financial times.
A nonprofit credit counseling agency can help you pay off debt and manage money better.
If you have bad credit or no credit, getting a loan may be a challenge, let alone a loan with a manageable interest rate.
Getting your credit back on track is easier than you think. Here’s how to get started.
Just because you want that brand-new car doesn’t mean it’s good for your finances.
Made some money blunders in your youth? Here’s how to fix them now.
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.
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.
Your credit score can make your life easy or hard, so pay attention.
Not everything that comes with a good credit score is obvious.
Now that you’ve earned an excellent credit rating, here’s how to cash in on your good reputation.
The FTC and Equifax are settling a lawsuit regarding a data breach. Learn how to claim your free monitoring from the Equifax settlement.
I couldn’t get a credit card because I’m such a good person. But I figured a way around that.
Credit scores are complicated, and some people mix you up on purpose. We break it down for you in plain English.
Having poor credit can make saving money and buying a house more difficult. Believe it or not, it can also put a strain on your love life.
If you have bad credit or none at all, here’s how you can still get a credit card.
People sign up for them without knowing what they are and pay for it later.
Credit cards are powerful tools that can help you build excellent credit — but they can also sink your finances.
Some credit myths are just that – myths, and they do more harm to your credit than good.
Thanks to the worst data breach ever, we all get an amazing new crime-fighting tool.
And is it really worth the effort?
A missed payment is the No. 1 way to lose points on your credit score.
Not only is it possible, it’s an amazing way to live your life.
James Garvey discovered a clever way to help Americans do these two things at the same time — for almost nothing.
This spooky map looks at how long it takes to pay off the typical credit card debt in every state.
This month, Debt.com answers all your questions – in under a minute.
We give you five tips for how to repair your credit effectively after you go through personal bankruptcy to get you on the road to better credit.
Who wants to wait around 7-10 years for a bankruptcy penalty to expire? Learn how to rebuild your credit quickly after you complete your filing.