Monthly Archives: November 2011

Keep Your Identity: Steps to take if you become a victim of identity theft

Keep Your Identity: Steps to take if you become a victim of identity theftNews from Naples Daily News: Skip Soper Our last article covered several topics, including identity theft crimes against the elderly and the epidemic of Social Security numbers … Continue reading

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Should Your Credit Rating Scare You?

Should Your Credit Rating Scare You?News from San Francisco Chronicle: Credit scores are an important fact of life: they dictate whether you can borrow funds, and what interest rates you’ll be offered for credit you qualify for. But, how does … Continue reading

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No More Free Infant Formula At RI Hospitals

No More Free Infant Formula At RI HospitalsNews from Salon: PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — New mothers in Rhode Island will no longer leave the hospital with a free goody bag of infant formula. To encourage breastfeeding, the state’s seven birthing … Continue reading

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Consumer Report: Credit score 101

Consumer Report: Credit score 101News from Today’s THV:   Facebook Google buzz … Read the full article . 101Domain.com Suffers Securty BreachNews from TheDomains.com: 101Domain.com has apparently suffered a security breach which “may have resulted in unauthorized access to your … Continue reading

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UNITED WAY: Understanding Your Credit Report, a free workshop

UNITED WAY: Understanding Your Credit Report, a free workshopNews from Middletown Press: By Kevin J. WilhelmSpecial to the Press It’s obvious to most of us that when you apply for a mortgage or credit card, your credit rating will be … Continue reading

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Three Iowa cities rank among best in USA for credit scores

Three Iowa cities rank among best in USA for credit scoresNews from Radio Iowa: On this big shopping day, Iowa’s three largest cities rank toward the very top of a new survey that lists metro areas based on their average … Continue reading

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Financial Literacy Month-BMO’s Tip of the Day: Consider Borrowing To Maximize …

Financial Literacy Month-BMO’s Tip of the Day: Consider Borrowing To Maximize …News from Stockhouse: Financial Literacy Month-BMO’s Tip of the Day: Consider Borrowing To Maximize Your Registered Retirement Savings Plan Contribution TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Nov. 25, 2011) – To mark … Continue reading

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When a Co-Borrower Has Poor Credit

When a Co-Borrower Has Poor CreditNews from New York Times: IN most cases it is easier to qualify for a home mortgage by applying with another person — be it a spouse or partner, or even a close friend or … Continue reading

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Consumers have credit record rights

Consumers have credit record rightsNews from Akron Leader Publications: 11/3/2011 – West Side Leader      By Staff Writer Law You Can Use Q:  Why does having a good credit record matter? A: Unless you live in a “cash only” world, … Continue reading

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Want To Ditch Your Bank? Read These Tips From Someone Who’s Done It

Want To Ditch Your Bank? Read These Tips From Someone Who’s Done ItNews from Business Insider: Image: Phoebe Stein Financial big wigs like Bank of America and Chase have eaten their fair share of crow in the last week, as … Continue reading

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