Monthly Archives: January 2015

Is a free credit report accurate?

Is a free credit report accurate?News from WCBD: Offers for free things are usually followed by asterisks, tiny print, “buts” and “ifs.” That’s not the case with free annual credit reports. Credit report information can vary, depending on when you … Continue reading

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How to find your credit report for free

How to find your credit report for freeNews from SFGate: NEW YORK — Good news for those resolving to keep a close eye on their credit history in 2015: There’s no need to pay a dime to do so. It’s … Continue reading

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Consumer watchdog says credit reports for 1 in 4 Mainers are wrong

Consumer watchdog says credit reports for 1 in 4 Mainers are wrongNews from Bangor Daily News: Maine’s credit watchdog agency has published the latest in its series of consumer guides, this one focusing on credit reports and credit scores. A … Continue reading

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Don’t know your credit score? You can see it for free

Don’t know your credit score? You can see it for freeNews from Salt Lake Tribune: “As a consumer, the more options the better,” says John Ulzheimer, president of consumer education at CreditSesame.com. “For decades, the only way to get these … Continue reading

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Websites offer free credit score and reports

Websites offer free credit score and reportsNews from Columbus Dispatch: Your money The Bottom Line Ocean Prime in Dallas hosting happy hours for Buckeyes fans Other Business Features Local athletic mat manufacturer co-founded by Ukrainian immigrant … Read the full … Continue reading

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SPAIN: Accessing your free credit report

SPAIN: Accessing your free credit reportNews from Rapid City Journal: Q. I recently tried to pull my credit report at the free site. In the process of answering the questions about my personal identity, I was asked about an account … Continue reading

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Take 5 in 2015: Tips for financial fitness

Take 5 in 2015: Tips for financial fitnessNews from News@Northeastern: Con­sider these money man­age­ment tips from per­sonal finance plan­ning expert Coleen Pan­talone, an asso­ciate pro­fessor of finance in the D’Amore-McKim School of Busi­ness. iStock photo. You pur­chased every­thing on your … Continue reading

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Woman sues credit agency after misidentification

Woman sues credit agency after misidentificationNews from KIRO Seattle: A Seattle woman is suing Experian credit reporting agency for creating a mixed credit file, combining her information with another woman’s.   The other woman has the same first name, but has … Continue reading

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3 On Your Side: Getting Your FREE Credit Report

3 On Your Side: Getting Your FREE Credit ReportNews from CBS Local: By Jim Donovan PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — When was the last time that you checked your credit report? It seems with each new year, incidents of identity theft rise. … Continue reading

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