Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Laziest Ways to Improve Your Credit

The Laziest Ways to Improve Your CreditNews from ABC News: There are people out there who expend a lot of energy in the quest for a totally meaningless perfect credit score, which I’ve written about elsewhere. Most people know it’s … Continue reading

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Policymakers should adopt Secure Act credit-reporting reforms

Policymakers should adopt Secure Act credit-reporting reformsNews from ConsumerReports.org: Your credit score impacts the interest rate on your loans, say for a car. Aleta from Mena, Ark., has had a hard time getting a decent rate on a car loan … Continue reading

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Amendment to Fair Credit Reporting Act to Impact Debt Collection

Amendment to Fair Credit Reporting Act to Impact Debt CollectionNews from ACA International: New legislation from Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), and Brian Schatz, (D-Hawaii), seeks to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) to protect consumers from inaccurate credit reports … Continue reading

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Worried about the Target credit monitoring deadline? Don’t be. But there’s …

Worried about the Target credit monitoring deadline? Don’t be. But there’s …News from The Plain Dealer: A credit freeze will block an ID thief from taking out these in your name.Associated Press  The data theft news just keeps getting worse. … Continue reading

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10 financial tips to cut clutter, bolster protection

10 financial tips to cut clutter, bolster protectionNews from Arizona Republic: Russ Wiles, The Republic | azcentral.com 6:20 p.m. MST April 19, 2014 Russ Wiles(Photo: File photo) Story Highlights Spring is a good time to follow several tips that can … Continue reading

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This Week In Credit Card News–Free Annual Credit Scores, Another Massive …

This Week In Credit Card News–Free Annual Credit Scores, Another Massive …News from Forbes: This Week In Credit Card News–Free Annual Credit Scores, Another Massive Data Breach? – Forbes … Read the full article .

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SHERROD BROWN Protecting your future by stopping credit report errors

SHERROD BROWN Protecting your future by stopping credit report errorsNews from The Clermont Sun: April 17th, 2014    Author: Administrator    Filed Under: Opinion Sen. Sherrod Brown By Sherrod Brown Your credit report has an enormous impact on your financial … Continue reading

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Your Credit Report

Your Credit ReportNews from CBS Local: BOSTON (CBS) – It’s Tax Day! But we’re talking credit reports today. The three large reporting companies, TransUnion, Equifax and Experian, will provide you with an annual free copy of your credit report, but … Continue reading

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Senate bill would require free credit scores, easier credit report fixes

Senate bill would require free credit scores, easier credit report fixesNews from Bob Sullivan.net: Americans would gain free access to their credit scores and new rights to challenge errors that keep scores low under a bill introduced in the U.S. Senate on … Continue reading

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7 Tips Financial Advisors Wish You Knew

7 Tips Financial Advisors Wish You KnewNews from Fox Business: Working with a professional financial planner doesn’t guarantee fiscal security. “There are a lot of people who come to us and are under certain circumstances and think they will be … Continue reading

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