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 […]

How to Build Your Credit from Nothing in Six Simple Steps

By | Jan 19, 2013

How to Build Your Credit from Nothing in Six Simple StepsNews from Lifehacker: If you pay your bills on time and have been financially responsible, but have never had a credit card or taken out a loan, your credit history is a blank slate. Lenders use your credit report to make decisions about whether or […]

3 Surprising Findings From the Latest Study on Credit Reporting Agencies

By | Dec 26, 2012

3 Surprising Findings From the Latest Study on Credit Reporting AgenciesNews from DailyFinance: By Mandi Woodruff We’re still at least a year away from laying eyes on the FTC’s decade-long review of credit reporting agencies, but a new study from a consumer watchdog gives an interesting preview at what we might be in for. The […]

Four Credit Lessons Inspired From the Presidential Election

By | Nov 8, 2012

Four Credit Lessons Inspired From the Presidential ElectionNews from Huffington Post: Today is the presidential election — an opportunity for American citizens to have your say in the direction of the country by voting for your candidate of choice. In the weeks leading up to the election, we’ve seen a lot of press coverage — […]

How to protect yourself from identity theft (for free)

By | Nov 4, 2012

How to protect yourself from identity theft (for free)News from Fox News: It’s a bad time to be living in South Carolina if you value your privacy. A hacker struck the South Carolina Department of Revenue and stole 3.6 million Social Security numbers and data from 387,000 credit and debit card accounts. The sad part […]

A Low Credit Score Personal Loans: Financial to save lots of From Personal …

By | Sep 13, 2012

A Low Credit Score Personal Loans: Financial to save lots of From Personal …News from Twin Cities Indymedia: Submitted by Zadrupsan on Thu, 09/13/2012 – 13:41 What’s Additionally Relief of Educative Loans? Instant Loans These days – Do Away With Your Entire Financial Problems Are you facing any personal problem inside your life and require […]

Removing short sale, foreclosure from credit report possible

By | Sep 4, 2012

Removing short sale, foreclosure from credit report possibleNews from San Jose Mercury News: Many homeowners assume once they have a short sale or foreclosure, it would be very difficult for them to own a home again, let alone get a good credit rating. Certified credit specialist Julie Macc says the moment any negative or derogatory […]

Good Question: Employers can derive a lot from credit reports

By | Aug 13, 2012

Good Question: Employers can derive a lot from credit reportsNews from Pittsburgh Post Gazette: Question: I’m currently searching for a new job. It’s my understanding that most employers are checking credit reports before hiring. Why do they this, and how should I prepare? Answer: A recent survey by the Society for Human Resource Management found […]

Good Question: Employers can derive a lot from credit reports

By | Aug 12, 2012

Good Question: Employers can derive a lot from credit reportsNews from Pittsburgh Post Gazette: Question: I’m currently searching for a new job. It’s my understanding that most employers are checking credit reports before hiring. Why do they this, and how should I prepare? Answer: A recent survey by the Society for Human Resource Management found […]

Credit score: Can you remove settled debts from your credit history?

By | Jul 8, 2012

Credit score: Can you remove settled debts from your credit history?News from Christian Science Monitor: Credit scores can be affected by outstanding debt, even if it no longer exists. Navigating debt negotiations can be tricky, especially if you settled with a company for less than you owe. But a company can and will remove a […]

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