Monthly Archives: September 2014

Six Credit Report Tips For Homebuyers

Six Credit Report Tips For HomebuyersNews from Valley News: Whether you plan to buy a home in six months or a year or two, you’ve probably been told to request your free credit report to check for errors and to … Continue reading

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Column: Check your free credit report 3 times per year

Column: Check your free credit report 3 times per yearNews from Stevenspointjournal: Wisconsin 1:22 p.m. CDT September 23, 2014 Sherry Daniels(Photo: Contributed photo) 3 CONNECT … Read the full article . Home Depot Offering Credit Protection Following Security Breach: Here’s … Continue reading

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Home Depot data breach: 5 ways to protect your credit card information

Home Depot data breach: 5 ways to protect your credit card informationNews from The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com: NEW YORK (AP) — Data breaches at retailers aren’t going away but there are ways consumers can protect themselves from future heists of … Continue reading

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Top Websites For Checking Your Credit Scores

Top Websites For Checking Your Credit ScoresNews from Investopedia: While you can check your credit reports from each of the major credit bureaus – Experian, Equifax and TransUnion – for free once every 12 months at www.AnnualCreditReport.com, the free reports … Continue reading

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Column:Taking the mystery out of credit scores

Column:Taking the mystery out of credit scoresNews from Marshfield News-Herald: Claudine Konrardy 1:14 p.m. CDT September 11, 2014 Claudine Konrardy (Photo: Contributed ) 1 CONNECT … Read the full article . Is There Such a Thing As a Free Credit … Continue reading

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Three Tips for Finding Good Financial Help

Three Tips for Finding Good Financial HelpNews from Investor’s Business Daily: Where do you turn when you’re looking for financial advice? Whether you’re consulting a friend, an advisor or an online resource, Heather Pelant writes that there are several things … Continue reading

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Rep. Maxine Waters proposes sweeping changes to credit reporting law

Rep. Maxine Waters proposes sweeping changes to credit reporting lawNews from Washington Post: By Danielle Douglas September 9 at 9:58 PM Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif) (AP Photo/Bill Boyce) The top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee is proposing sweeping changes … Continue reading

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When Your Credit Report Says You’re Dead (and You’re Not), Act Quickly

When Your Credit Report Says You’re Dead (and You’re Not), Act QuicklyNews from NASDAQ: Imagine you’re applying for a new home loan, or about to buy a car. You’ve got great credit, or so you thought. And then the loan … Continue reading

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3 Sneaky Things Hurting Your Credit (That You Can Easily Fix)

3 Sneaky Things Hurting Your Credit (That You Can Easily Fix)News from DailyFinance: Jupiterimages.com When it comes to understanding your credit, it can feel as complicated as trying to solve a Rubik’s cube. Frustrated by this confusion, many consumers neglect … Continue reading

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Checking Your Credit Report

Checking Your Credit ReportNews from CBS Local: BOSTON (CBS) – I’ll bet every time I have suggested that you get copies of your free credit reports you have made a mental note to check yours. It’s on that To Do … Continue reading

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