Senators Take Another Stab At Eliminating Paid Medical Debt From Credit Reports

By | Feb 8, 2013

Senators Take Another Stab At Eliminating Paid Medical Debt From Credit ReportsNews from The Consumerist: (blue_j) This happens all too frequently: Someone with good credit suddenly incurs a large number of medical bills. Sometimes it’s too much money for the person to pay off in time, sometimes one bill will get overlooked and the debt […]

Credit-Card Debt Can Sink Your Credit Score

By | Dec 16, 2012

Credit-Card Debt Can Sink Your Credit ScoreNews from Businessweek: Your obligations to credit-card companies carry more weight on your credit report than bigger debts, such as home and student loans. That’s one of the findings from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new report (PDF) on the credit scoring industry. The study examined how Experian (EXPGY), Equifax […]

Fed Says Household Debt Declined 0.7% in Third Quarter

By | Nov 27, 2012

Fed Says Household Debt Declined 0.7% in Third QuarterNews from Bloomberg: Household debt in the U.S. fell 0.7 percent during the third quarter as a decline in real-estate borrowing outpaced rising student and auto loans, according to a Federal Reserve Bank of New York survey. Consumer indebtedness shrank by $ 74 billion to $ 11.31 […]

How Student Loan Debt Impacts Your Credit Report

By | Nov 23, 2012

How Student Loan Debt Impacts Your Credit ReportNews from Fox Business: With many students graduating college with significant college loans, it’s important they understand how this debt shapes their credit score and purchasing power in the future. While having a significant amount of student loan debt may limit grads’ discretionary spending and force them to […]

Report: Average credit card debt rises

By | Nov 20, 2012

Report: Average credit card debt risesNews from Marketplace.org: The credit report company TransUnion is reporting that average credit card debt per borrower grew five percent in the latest quarter. So, if Americans are starting to rely on their credit cards again, is that a good sign or a bad sign? “The uptick that we are seeing […]

Report: Debt agencies wrongly ruin credit reports

By | Oct 8, 2012

Report: Debt agencies wrongly ruin credit reportsNews from Coshocton Tribune: 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. Read […]

US credit rating under fire again, Moody’s warns lawmakers on debt

By | Sep 11, 2012

US credit rating under fire again, Moody’s warns lawmakers on debtNews from Fox News: America’s credit rating is once again at risk.  Moody’s Investors Service said Tuesday that it would probably cut its triple-A rating on U.S. government debt by a notch unless congressional leaders can strike a budget deal in the coming months to […]

Student credit card consolidation – Close the doors on your credit card debt

By | Aug 28, 2012

Student credit card consolidation – Close the doors on your credit card debtNews from The City Wire: If your revolving credit card debt is keeping you awake at night, you may be thinking about getting professional debt help. While credit card consolidation can be a beneficial tool to expedite your debt repayment procedure, it can even backfire […]

The Truth About How Medical Debt Really Impacts Your Credit Score

By | Jun 25, 2012

The Truth About How Medical Debt Really Impacts Your Credit ScoreNews from Business Insider: flickr/crucially How to De-Clutter Without Stressing 7 Ways to Save on 4th of July Festivities How Medical Bill Debt Impacts Your Credit Score Could You Be a Minimalist? The Cure for Medical Billing Errors It’s high time to explore the impact […]

Austerity Doesn’t Pay as Debt Markets Ignore Rating Cuts – Bloomberg

By | Jun 20, 2012

Austerity Doesn’t Pay as Debt Markets Ignore Rating Cuts – BloombergNews from Austerity Doesn’t Pay as Debt Markets Ignore Rating Cuts – Bloomberg: By John Detrixhe, Zeke Faux and Katie Linsell – 2012-06-18T23:45:43Z Britain is forcing Stephen Jobling and his stroke patients to defend the nation’s AAA credit rating. Staffing at the National Health Service […]

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