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 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.
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.
The writing is on the 'wall' - financial agencies may soon be using your online presence to help determine your credit worthiness.
When you freeze your credit, identity thieves can't take out loans in your name. But it's a drastic move. Is it right for you?
There are those who think credit cards are nothing less than a road to financial disaster. They're missing out.
A new FTC study and a recent segment on '60 Minutes' have many wondering if their credit reports contain errors that can damage their credit and whether those errors can be fixed.
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