Busting the myths behind your credit score

By | Jan 20, 2013

Busting the myths behind your credit scoreNews from Salt Lake Tribune: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg If you had the credit card for a long time, closing it hurts even more because scoring formulas consider how old your accounts are, with older accounts being better because they have long payment track records. Perhaps no area of personal finance […]

Credit report myths and solutions explained – Eastern Arizona Courier

By | Jan 9, 2013

Credit report myths and solutions explained – Eastern Arizona CourierNews from Credit report myths and solutions explained – Eastern Arizona Courier: Posted: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 4:45 am Credit report myths and solutions explained by Greg Larson Eastern Arizona Courier | Your credit report is your reputation. Most people know that you will have to […]

5 credit myths to ditch in 2013

By | Jan 8, 2013

5 credit myths to ditch in 2013News from MSN Money: This post comes from Jill Krasny at partner site Credit.com. When one year ends and another begins, it’s hard not to look ahead and strive to do better. And when it comes to credit, we’re definitely creatures of habit. We resolve to spend less, but […]

Spending smart: Myths — and the facts — about credit scores

By | Jan 5, 2013

Spending smart: Myths — and the facts — about credit scoresNews from Tribune-Review: By Chicago Tribune Published: Saturday, January 5, 2013 Updated 2 hours ago Perhaps no area of personal finance is more confusing than credit. That‘s because some of the basic tenets of credit scoring seem illogical. How can a billionaire have a worse […]

Credit Score Myths

By | Jun 5, 2012

Credit Score MythsNews from Real Answers, Real Resources from American Financial … – Seattle Post Intelligencer: Finding accurate information about credit scores can be like looking for a needle in a haystack. Credit counseling agency American Financial Solutions offers real information about managing credit scores as well as where to find answers. (PRWEB) June 05, […]

The Truth About 7 Common Credit Report Myths

By | Apr 18, 2012

The Truth About 7 Common Credit Report MythsNews from Fox Business: Most people have a credit report, but how many actually know what goes into them? If you listen to educators at the top three credit bureaus — Experian, Equifax and TransUnion — the answer is: not many.  “People don’t understand what is actually included in […]

The truth about 7 common credit report myths – CreditCards.com

By | Apr 17, 2012

The truth about 7 common credit report myths – CreditCards.comNews from The truth about 7 common credit report myths – CreditCards.com: Credit Cards > Credit Card News > The truth about 7 common credit report myths Experts weigh on the most common credit report misconceptions By Kelly Dilworth Most people have a credit report, but how […]

Debunking Credit Score Myths

By | Oct 13, 2011

Debunking Credit Score MythsNews from DailyFinance:Your credit score has nothing to do with your age, gender or career. Yet nearly 60% of those who responded to a recent survey believe that employment history is a factor to nudging up a credit score. Another 39% of 1,006 people asked by Visa Inc. thought age played a […]

8 Credit Score Myths Debunked

By | Sep 18, 2011

8 Credit Score Myths DebunkedNews from ABC News: I have received thousands of questions and comments about credit scores in my 20+ years of working in the credit scoring business—and I realize there are a lot of misconceptions about credit scores and lending practices. Here are several common credit score myths that I see repeatedly […]

Debunking some common ‘credit score’ myths

By | Aug 19, 2011

Debunking some common ‘credit score’ myths News from Stirling Observer: Aug 19 2011 Each of us has a credit score, and all of us have our credit scored whenever we look to get a loan, a mortgage, an overdraft, a new credit card, a mobile phone contract, and even car insurance. Credit scoring dictates what […]

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