Monthly Archives: March 2015

3 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Credit Score

3 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Credit ScoreNews from Motley Fool: Your credit score can have an outsize effect on your financial life, as it factors into the rates you get on your mortgage, credit cards, and any … Continue reading

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Tips on how to repair your credit score

Tips on how to repair your credit scoreNews from Bay News 9: By Angie Moreschi, Consumer Wise Host Last Updated: Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 11:00 AM TAMPA —  Your credit score is an all-important number, especially if you’re in the … Continue reading

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The most important dates on your credit report

The most important dates on your credit reportNews from CBS News: By Gerri Detweiler/Credit.com If you’ve reviewed your credit reports recently you’ve no doubt seen many dates — many, many dates. Some are more important than others. And some are … Continue reading

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SPAIN: Consumers will benefit from credit reporting changes

SPAIN: Consumers will benefit from credit reporting changesNews from Rapid City Journal: Q. I’ve heard that the credit reporting agencies are making changes in the way they correct errors on credit reports. What will this mean for an average consumer … Continue reading

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Consumer Watchdog: It’s getting easier to dispute items on your credit report

Consumer Watchdog: It’s getting easier to dispute items on your credit reportNews from Wilkes Barre Times-Leader: Consumers scored a landmark victory this week as the big-three credit-reporting agencies agreed to make some long-overdue reforms in a settlement with New York … Continue reading

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Credit-reporting firm changes may affect you

Credit-reporting firm changes may affect youNews from The Detroit News: Alex Veiga, Associated Press 12:03 a.m. EDT March 16, 2015 Changes at three credit reporting agencies will include handling of disputes involving charge cards.(Photo: Elise Amendola / AP) CONNECT … … Continue reading

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Consumer Reports names best website for free credit score

Consumer Reports names best website for free credit scoreNews from KY3: Credit Sesame, Credit.com, Quizzle.com, and Credit Karma are just a few of the many websites that promise a free credit score.  Consumer Reports says there are hundreds of different … Continue reading

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Best ways to get free credit score

Best ways to get free credit scoreNews from abc7news.com: When it comes time to rent an apartment, buy a car, or buy a home — your credit score can make or break you. So what’s the best way to get … Continue reading

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Anthem unveiling credit monitoring plan Friday –

Anthem unveiling credit monitoring plan Friday –News from don’t rush to sign up: Plain … – cleveland.com: Anthem Blue Cross is struggling to appease unhappy customers in the wake of a massive data breach.Associated Press  Anthem Blue Cross says that … Continue reading

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Just paid for your credit scores? Big mistake

Just paid for your credit scores? Big mistakeNews from CNBC: If you’re paying to check your credit score, here’s a news flash: You’re overspending. More than 50 million consumers now have “free and regular access” to their credit scores, according … Continue reading

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