Monthly Archives: August 2014

Here Are Your Rights on Credit Report Errors

Here Are Your Rights on Credit Report ErrorsNews from TheStreet.com: NEW YORK (TheStreet) — According to a 2013 report from the Federal Trade Commission, 5% of U.S. adults experience errors on their credit reports — errors that the FTC says … Continue reading

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Get A Free Credit Report That’s Actually Free

Get A Free Credit Report That’s Actually FreeNews from Motley Fool: I’m sure you’ve all seen the TV commercials advertising free credit reports. The truth is that most of these are actually trying to sell credit monitoring services, and require … Continue reading

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How To Scrub Your Credit Report Clean Of Costly Errors

How To Scrub Your Credit Report Clean Of Costly ErrorsNews from Forbes: There are all sorts of errors that can sneak onto your credit reports — an account that’s not even yours, a “late payment” that was actually made on … Continue reading

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Texas auto lender fined $2.75M for credit errors

Texas auto lender fined $ 2.75M for credit errorsNews from USA TODAY: File photo shows Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray during a 2013 meeting with USA TODAY’s editorial board.(Photo: H. Darr Beiser – USA TODAY) 135 CONNECT 12 … Continue reading

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How to place a free fraud alert on your credit report

How to place a free fraud alert on your credit reportNews from KLTV: (KLTV) – In light of the news about Longview Regional Medical Center and Woodland Heights Medical Center in Lufkin being hacked, KLTV has some steps you can … Continue reading

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New to U.S.? A Primer on How to Create, Build Credit History

New to U.S.? A Primer on How to Create, Build Credit HistoryNews from Fox Business: Dear Opening Credits, I have just been to the United States and know almost nothing about credit scores and reports. I have a couple of … Continue reading

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Financial tips by experts to help prepare in case of a national disaster

Financial tips by experts to help prepare in case of a national disasterNews from The Oakland Press: The recent unprecedented floods in parts of Metro Detroit have made people learn a lot of lessons the hard way. One of the … Continue reading

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Get a Free Credit Report More Than Once a Year

Get a Free Credit Report More Than Once a YearNews from Kiplinger Personal Finance: Consumers are entitled to receive a free credit report annually from each of the three major credit bureaus: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion. It’s the law. These … Continue reading

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How to improve credit score where better credit is due

How to improve credit score where better credit is dueNews from USA TODAY: Sharon Epperson, CNBC 9:03 a.m. EDT August 10, 2014 A Visa credit card is tendered at opening of the Superdry store in New York’s Times Square.(Photo: Richard … Continue reading

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Top Places To Get A Free Credit Score Or Report

Top Places To Get A Free Credit Score Or ReportNews from Investopedia: When’s the last time you checked your credit report? Chances are you haven’t done so in a while. The National Foundation for Credit Counseling’s 2014 Financial Literacy Survey … Continue reading

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