Ads Claiming to Help Improve Credit Scores Going Around

By | Jan 22, 2013

Ads Claiming to Help Improve Credit Scores Going AroundNews from KCEN-TV: (KCEN) — This time of year many Americans are feeling stressed about paying holiday bills. But watch out, you may now start seeing ads that claim they can turn around your credit score in no time. While it’s important to improve your financial health, […]

Error on Your Credit Report? Here’s Help

By | Dec 12, 2012

Error on Your Credit Report? Here’s HelpNews from Northdallasgazette: By Jason Alderman If you’ve ever tried to remove inaccurate of fraudulent information from your credit report and gotten the runaround, take heart: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is now on the case. In July 2012, the watchdog agency, formed as a result of the Dodd-Frank […]

Bankers Help Kids Gain Financial Literacy, While FICO Researchers Explain …

By | Oct 31, 2012

Bankers Help Kids Gain Financial Literacy, While FICO Researchers Explain …News from TheStreet.com: Bankers helped enrich the lives of more than 130,000 American children by participating in Get Smart About Credit Day during October. The American Bankers Association Education Foundation and its partner banks staged financial literacy events in over 450 communities. The sessions gave […]

Alternative Credit Data Can Help More Consumers Qualify For Home Loans

By | Oct 31, 2012

Alternative Credit Data Can Help More Consumers Qualify For Home LoansNews from Sacramento Bee: IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 30, 2012 — IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — CoreLogic®(NYSE: CLGX), a leading provider of information, analytics and business services, today announced the results of a report by CEB TowerGroup analysts that indicates using alternative data, such as unsecured […]

Which Bills Help you Rebuild Your Credit?

By | Sep 19, 2012

Which Bills Help you Rebuild Your Credit?News from Fox Business: Dear Bankruptcy Adviser,Is taking out a cellphone contract a good way to rebuild your credit after bankruptcy?— Chris Dear Chris,Re-establishing credit after bankruptcy is essential. You want to show future creditors that although you filed bankruptcy, you learned from your mistakes and are now a […]

Village Financial counselors help consumers understand credit reports

By | Aug 10, 2012

Village Financial counselors help consumers understand credit reportsNews from Alexandria Echo Press: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently announced that it would soon begin examining credit reporting agencies to confirm that they are producing accurate credit reports and that consumers have the ability to dispute errors on their reports. The purpose of a credit […]

Jeff Gelles: New regulation of credit-reporting agencies could help consumers

By | Aug 5, 2012

Jeff Gelles: New regulation of credit-reporting agencies could help consumersNews from Philadelphia Inquirer: For a generation, conservative politicians have complained about “job-killing regulation” as if the words were fused at the hip – a linkage that works better as rallying cry than as rational argument. Sensible rules of the road can help markets as well […]

Weak credit history? help at hand now

By | May 14, 2012

Weak credit history? help at hand nowNews from Hindustan Times: Ajit Jain (name changed), a mid-level executive at a law firm, was in for a surprise when he approached a private sector bank for a Rs. 95 lakh-home loan. The bank rejected his application on the grounds that Jain was blacklisted by lenders since he […]

Free credit reports can help monitor debt

By | May 4, 2012

Free credit reports can help monitor debtNews from WGAL Lancaster: Text Size: ASmall Text AMedium Text ALarge Text Credit reports can be obtained for free to help track debt. Banks and businesses check credit reports to see if people are worthy of a loan, a mortgage or a credit card. Credit reports should be checked […]

Don’t Fear Home Loan Credit Check; Seminar Shows How Banks Try to Help

By | Apr 25, 2012

Don’t Fear Home Loan Credit Check; Seminar Shows How Banks Try to HelpNews from LoanSafe: DECATUR (Source: Nicole Harbour Herald & Review, Decatur, Ill. (MCT)  — Sherry Cool and Malissa Munsterman, assistant vice presidents of mortgage loans at Hickory Point Bank and Trust, know looking at credit reports and applying for a home loan can […]

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