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?
You don't have to be looking to take out a mortgage or apply for a credit card for good credit to be important -- and it's worth your time to monitor it.
You could get turned down for your 'preapproved' credit card, and you might get a lower interest rate if you shop around on your own.
Shouldn't you get a little credit for being such a great tenant? Turns out, now you can.
You paid off that debt or disputed those errors on your credit report, but they're still there. Now what?
This step will put you in the catbird seat when you're financing the purchase of a new or used car. Otherwise you could be getting ripped off.
Just like the Egyptians in the Old Testament, people with poor credit scores face hardships and difficult scenarios.
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