Tennessee Consumer Affairs says start 2013 smart by checking your credit report

By | Jan 13, 2013

Tennessee Consumer Affairs says start 2013 smart by checking your credit reportNews from Clarksville Online: Flash Flood Watch In Effect … [Click here for more information] January 12, 2013 | Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance’s Consumer Affairs Division is urging consumers to start the year off with a free review […]

Consumer Reports: 7 money stumbles to avoid

By | Jan 12, 2013

Consumer Reports: 7 money stumbles to avoidNews from Hartford Courant: Everyone makes money mistakes. But missteps or miscalculations can cost you a lot over the long term and could inadvertently hurt your family when you’re gone. Consumer Reports offers seven ways to correct your missteps or at least mitigate the damage they can cause. 1. […]

Consumer Tip: Start new year by getting credit reports

By | Jan 1, 2013

Consumer Tip: Start new year by getting credit reportsNews from Marin Independent-Journal: CONSUMER TIP start new year with CREDIT CHECK It’s a brand new year. Maybe it’s time to get your financial house in order. Why not order a copy of your credit report. It’s free. The federal Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACTA) […]

Know consumer credit rights to protect ratings

By | Dec 23, 2012

Know consumer credit rights to protect ratingsNews from Postnoon: Satya Vishnubhotla Any bank or financial institution should take necessary steps to update the inaccurate or erroneous data in credit reporting, upon request from a borrower. Teja is a senior bank employee working with a reputed multi-national bank in India. She rose through the corporate ladder […]

US October Consumer Credit Increased by 6.20%

By | Dec 8, 2012

US October Consumer Credit Increased by 6.20%News from Fox Business: U.S. consumers’ overall borrowing expanded in October at a quicker pace than in the previous month, a positive sign for the economy. The total outstanding dollar amount of credit card, auto and other loans excluding home loans increased from September by a seasonally adjusted $ […]

There’s a Chance Your Credit Report Is Wrong and the New Consumer Agency …

By | Dec 7, 2012

There’s a Chance Your Credit Report Is Wrong and the New Consumer Agency …News from Huffington Post: What do you regard as the most infuriating experience you ever endured — dealing with the cranky Patty/Selma clerks at the Department of Motor Vehicles? Driving behind slow-driving geezers? Watching Fox News? How about discovering you have a […]

Consumer credit reports can contain ‘red flags’ for lenders

By | Dec 5, 2012

Consumer credit reports can contain ‘red flags’ for lendersNews from Tulsa World: BankRate.com names six red flags in credit reports that scare off lenders. Late payments: Delinquencies are “huge influences” on credit scores, said Stephen Brobeck, executive director of the Consumer Federation of America. They make up 35 percent of your FICO score. Notations that […]

Consumer Credit Improvements In September Fuel Equity Market Gains

By | Nov 11, 2012

Consumer Credit Improvements In September Fuel Equity Market GainsNews from Seeking Alpha: Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking […]

Florida Consumer Advocate Hits Use of Past Credit History to Deny Claims

By | Nov 3, 2012

Florida Consumer Advocate Hits Use of Past Credit History to Deny ClaimsNews from Insurance Journal: Florida’s consumer advocate is calling for an investigation into insurers using homeowners’ past credit history to deny claims and cancel policies even though the homeowners have paid premiums for years. Florida Consumer Advocate Robin Westcott said some property insurers are […]

Consumer agency now accepting credit reporting complaints

By | Oct 29, 2012

Consumer agency now accepting credit reporting complaintsNews from Legal News Line: Cordray WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Beginning Monday, for the first time at the federal level, the Customer Financial Protection Bureau now accepts consumer complaints about credit reporting. There are many consumer reporting agencies in the United States, although the credit reporting market is dominated […]

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