Campaign reminds consumers to check credit reports

By | Jan 30, 2013

Campaign reminds consumers to check credit reportsNews from The Oshkosh Northwestern: Reset your password Enter your email and we will send you a link to reset your password. Email Reset my password Cancel OK Resend Email You must have browser cookies enabled to view our site. It’s possible that your browser cookies are turned off. […]

When Does Closing a Credit Card Make Sense?

By | Jan 30, 2013

When Does Closing a Credit Card Make Sense?News from Minyanville.com: I got the following question via the Mint.com Facebook page. Question: “John, I have a question about credit cards. I have three cards: two Visas (NYSE:V) and one American Express (NYSE:AXP). I’ve been thinking lately that there really is no need for two Visa cards […]

Residents warned to watch for credit report ‘phishing’ scam

By | Jan 30, 2013

Residents warned to watch for credit report ‘phishing’ scamNews from Gaffney Ledger (subscription): By TIM GULLA Ledger Staff Writer tim@gaffneyledger.com While there’s no proof as of yet that any personal information stolen from the South Carolina Department of Revenue in a hacking attack last year is being used against state residents, scam artists apparently are […]

Credit report errors can ruin a refinance

By | Jan 28, 2013

Credit report errors can ruin a refinanceNews from OCRegister: Still living off credit cards? Can’t figure out how much you could or should spend? Need to save for retirement? Deborah McNaughton, a Placentia credit expert, financial coach and author of “Money Trouble: Surviving Your Financial Crisis,” is here to provide her financial advice. Q. We […]

How To Raise Your Credit Score 100 Points

By | Jan 27, 2013

How To Raise Your Credit Score 100 PointsNews from TheStreet.com: If you are preparing to apply for a new credit card or a loan, you’ll want to achieve the highest credit score possible. While FICO cannot provide an exact correlation between individual actions and specific points earned because there are so many variables in each […]

Ask Farnoosh: The Mystery of a Fallen Credit Score

By | Jan 26, 2013

Ask Farnoosh: The Mystery of a Fallen Credit ScoreNews from Yahoo! Finance: Jerry emails: Last July I had a credit score of 790… But due to a recent house purchase, car purchase and an overdraft fee, my bank said my credit score dropped to 660! I want to refinance an investment property to take advantage […]

Deciphering your credit report

By | Jan 25, 2013

Deciphering your credit reportNews from WALA-TV FOX10: Updated: Thursday, 24 Jan 2013, 10:26 AM CSTPublished : Thursday, 24 Jan 2013, 10:26 AM CST Corey Blake from New Horizons Credit Union joined us on Studio10 to talk about credit reports. Why is our credit report so important?Think of your credit report like a report card that […]

Data Highlights Link Between Credit, Mortgages and Income

By | Jan 24, 2013

Data Highlights Link Between Credit, Mortgages and IncomeNews from CNBC.com: Yet some of the results are not exactly what one might expect. Mississippi, with a household income in the low $ 40,000s, has a higher median credit score on Mortgage Marvel’s list than the national average of 684. Rick Allen, COO of Mortgage Marvel, cautions […]

ANSELMO MORENO: Commingled credit reports result in 800 score

By | Jan 23, 2013

ANSELMO MORENO: Commingled credit reports result in 800 scoreNews from Bakersfield Californian: Turning 18 is a milestone for most teenagers, and mine was no exception. I was finally legally able to engage in activities teenagers salivate for, such as getting my own apartment, opening my own bank account, obtaining a credit card, and most importantly, […]

Pull your free credit report to avoid financial turmoil

By | Jan 23, 2013

Pull your free credit report to avoid financial turmoilNews from Laredo Sun: Free credit reports available once a year from all three reporting agencies Monday, January 21, 2013By: Special to the Laredo Sun LAREDO, Texas – Better Business Bureau wants to make sure consumers don’t hit any unexpected bumps in the road this year, and […]

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