Should Your Credit Rating Scare You?

By | Nov 30, 2011

Should Your Credit Rating Scare You?News from San Francisco Chronicle: Credit scores are an important fact of life: they dictate whether you can borrow funds, and what interest rates you’ll be offered for credit you qualify for. But, how does your credit rating affect your life without you knowing – and should it scare you? […]

why isn’t your credit score higher?

By | Nov 29, 2011

why isn’t your credit score higher?News from Baltimore Sun: Marlene Partridge and her husband have a six-figure retirement income, no debt and pay off their credit cards each month. Yet when the 62-year-old former teacher from Idaho saw her credit score a couple of years ago, she was disappointed that it wasn’t near perfect. “Are […]

Barclays software glitch damaged woman’s credit rating

By | Nov 28, 2011

Barclays software glitch damaged woman’s credit ratingNews from Information Age: 28 November 2011  Pete Swabey A woman’s mortgage application was denied after Barclay’s software made multiple credit history searches, damaging her credit rating A woman was denied a mortgage from Barclays Bank, having received preliminary approval, after the bank’s system made multiple searches on her credit […]

Do High Credit Scores Guarantee the Best Credit Cards?

By | Nov 28, 2011

Do High Credit Scores Guarantee the Best Credit Cards?News from Fox Business: If you’ve ever been turned down for a credit card, the Fair Credit Reporting Act requires the lender to tell you which part of your credit profile hit a sour note, whether it was a past bankruptcy or too many late payments. Since […]

Where to start when house shopping

By | Nov 27, 2011

Where to start when house shoppingNews from HeraldNet: Question: Now that housing prices have dropped, and mortgage rates are low, we have decided that we are finally ready to buy a home. What do we do first. Where do we start? Answer: The first thing you should do is find a good loan officer who […]

Cedar Rapids Residents Earn High Credit Scores

By | Nov 26, 2011

Cedar Rapids Residents Earn High Credit ScoresNews from KCRG: CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The hoards of zealous bargain hunters who lined up outside big box stores in Cedar Rapids this Black Friday coheres with the city’s growing image – proven through a recent study – of being a community of fiscally responsible residents. Cedar Rapids […]

Access Cibil credit score and report online

By | Nov 25, 2011

Access Cibil credit score and report onlineNews from Livemint: Credit Information Bureau (India) Ltd (Cibil) has now made it easier for consumers to get their credit score and report. On Wednesday, Cibil, the first credit bureau of the country, also became the first to give online access to credit report and score. Says Arun Thukral, […]

Are Credit Scores and Personality Linked?

By | Nov 4, 2011

Are Credit Scores and Personality Linked?News from PsychCentral.com: By Rick Nauert PhD Senior News EditorReviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on November 3, 2011 An emerging trend is for companies to use credit scores as an employment screening tool. New research suggests that using credit scores to screen potential employees is not supported by the […]

Credit Card Reward ‘Gotchas’

By | Nov 4, 2011

Credit Card Reward ‘Gotchas’News from KELOLAND TV: SIOUX FALLS, SD – The offers are piling back up in the mail. Credit card companies are once again sending out enticing offers to consumers to open their card and offering teaser rates and all kinds of rewards. But according to Consumer Reports those tantalizing offers can turn […]

Consumers have credit record rights

By | Nov 3, 2011

Consumers have credit record rightsNews from Akron Leader Publications: 11/3/2011 – West Side Leader      By Staff Writer Law You Can Use Q:  Why does having a good credit record matter? A: Unless you live in a “cash only” world, being able to get credit is critical to buying almost anything. Virtually all major purchases […]

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