Monthly Archives: April 2015

Consumers deserve more access to free credit reports, scores – San Francisco Chronicle

Consumers deserve more access to free credit reports, scores – San Francisco ChronicleNews from Consumers deserve more access to free credit reports, scores – San Francisco Chronicle: photo_prev_inline|article-gallery-6217587|article-gallery-6217587|0 photo_next_inline|article-gallery-6217587|article-gallery-6217587|0 continues on Consumers deserve more access to free credit reports, scores … Continue reading

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Your Credit Reports

Your Credit ReportsNews from CBS Local: BOSTON (CBS) – Credit reports are important. They are often the way a creditor, a potential employer, a landlord or an insurance company will judge you. Yet more than half of all consumers have … Continue reading

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6 tips for appealing a financial aid award

6 tips for appealing a financial aid awardNews from CBS News: This is the time of year in the college admission season when colleges and universities break the hearts of millions of applicants. Teenagers who are thrilled when they’re accepted … Continue reading

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What Is a Credit Score?

What Is a Credit Score?News from Motley Fool: Your credit score is basically your Money GPA. It’s a three-digit number that measures how you’ve handled money that you’ve borrowed.  The score is based on your credit history, which is contained … Continue reading

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Should I Pay To Check My Credit Score?

Should I Pay To Check My Credit Score?News from Investopedia: Should you pay for your credit score? Ideally, no, but the Fair Credit Reporting Act does allow companies to charge you to see your score so in some cases, you … Continue reading

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Free credit scores for everyone should be available soon

Free credit scores for everyone should be available soonNews from cleveland.com: CLEVELAND, Ohio — A dozen years after lawmakers forced the major credit bureaus to give consumers their credit reports free, there’s a new push for credit scores to be … Continue reading

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How Can I Find My Credit Score for Free?

How Can I Find My Credit Score for Free?News from Motley Fool: Thanks to the Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACT Act) passed on 2003, once every 12 months, consumers are entitled to free access to their formerly secret … Continue reading

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A way out of the maze of credit-report correction

A way out of the maze of credit-report correctionNews from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: WASHINGTON — Ever try to get a correction made to your credit report and feel like you’ve fallen down the same rabbit hole that frustrated Alice in Wonderland? Under … Continue reading

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Annual credit report

Annual credit reportNews from WJXT Jacksonville: YOUR CREDIT SCORE IS POSSIBLY THE MOST IMPORTANT NUMBER IN YOUR FINANCIAL PROFILE. A LOT OF WEBSITES OFFER FREE CREDIT SCORES. BUT THOSE OFFERS MAY COME WITH STRINGS ATTACHED AND MIGHT NOT BE HELPFUL. … Continue reading

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