If you don't go by your first name, or if you've recently changed your name, you have all the more reason to check your credit report.
The option to buy on layaway for this holiday season may be a way to make sure you get the gifts you want to give without busting your budget. But what if you can't make the payments?
The traditional advice of using US mail is still the best in some cases. In others, you can get faster results by going online.
FICO demands $20 to see your credit score. What they're not telling you: The score your lenders are using to judge you may be entirely different.
Now that your rent payment history can affect your credit scores, your rental history matters more than ever before.
Young adults no longer expect to buy their first house right away. First they need good credit, a hefty downpayment and a stable job.
People ask about how to improve their credit scores all the time. Here's the step-by-step guide to boosting those all-important numbers.
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