Score More Dates By Improving Your Credit

By | Feb 5, 2013

Score More Dates By Improving Your CreditNews from NPR: In the past, having a good credit score made you an attractive candidate for credit cards or loans. But did you know your credit score nowadays can also make you an attractive – or unappealing – date? Host Michel Martin finds out why a growing number […]

Jeff Gelles: Credit-reporting companies know more than they tell you

By | Feb 3, 2013

Jeff Gelles: Credit-reporting companies know more than they tell youNews from Philadelphia Inquirer: Jeff Gelles, Inquirer Business Columnist Posted: Sunday, February 3, 2013, 3:01 AM Quick quiz. Name a business you have to deal with whether you want to or not, isn’t a public utility, and isn’t the outfit that services your mortgage loan. Stumped? […]

Making money: Dating by credit rating, and more

By | Jan 12, 2013

Making money: Dating by credit rating, and moreNews from The Week Magazine: 3 top pieces of financial advice — from business resolutions to new rules for Roths Does Google play fair? Will Obama’s new lending rules make it harder to get a mortgage? Is Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner in trouble? N ew rules for RothsWashington’s last-minute […]

Banks Offering More Near-Prime Credit Cards

By | Jan 11, 2013

Banks Offering More Near-Prime Credit CardsNews from Fox Business: That blemish on your credit report isn’t the budget-killer it used to be. Lenders are increasingly offering credit to “near-prime” consumers as they look for ways to bulk up their bottom line. It’s a reversal from the recession, when banks regularly turned away potential borrowers with […]

Text, make calls, get your credit report and more for free

By | Jan 7, 2013

Text, make calls, get your credit report and more for freeNews from ABC15.com (KNXV-TV): Save money by not paying for things that you can get for free. Cell phones are a must have these days, but paying for the services can be a big expense. Lower that monthly bill by talking and texting for free. […]

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 […]

More white couples seeking mortgages

By | Sep 2, 2012

More white couples seeking mortgagesNews from The State: After a mortgage meltdown that plunged the nation into the worst recession in a lifetime, new tracking measures are in place to help regulators spot trouble before it escalates. New mortgage lending standards are offering for the first time a detailed snapshot of who is applying for […]

Credit scores are confusing, and the credit bureaus make them even more …

By | Aug 4, 2012

Credit scores are confusing, and the credit bureaus make them even more …News from Plain Dealer: Q: I just bought copies of my credit scores from Equifax and TransUnion. My score with Equifax was 672 and my score with TransUnion was 615. How can I have this wide of a gap? — S.D., Brunswick A: […]

More than a third of adults have no idea about partner’s financial …

By | Jun 18, 2012

More than a third of adults have no idea about partner’s financial …News from Metro: Sarah Jones had her credit rating destroyed after buying a house with her partner, who later lost his job Some 18 per cent don’t know how much debt, if any, their partner has, according to figures from YouGov. Ten per […]

New CoreScore credit report tracks more personal data than ever

By | Feb 18, 2012

New CoreScore credit report tracks more personal data than everNews from Michigan Business Review – MLive.com: Katie Selden \ Kalamazoo GazetteChris Palmer, a credit counselor at Greenpath Debt Solutions in Portage, discusses bankruptcy with a client on Thursday, Feb. 9. Debt counselors and poverty advocates are concerned a new credit score, CoreScore, will adversely affect […]

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