You've seen the ads guaranteeing to erase your bad credit history. Are these people for real, and are they worth it?
None of the drawbacks outweighs the peace of mind that comes with knowing my credit can't be hijacked by an identity thief.
They won't be your all-important FICO credit scores, but they'll shine some light on how lenders look at you.
The new CoreScore report and a new credit score based upon it will tap information the three major credit bureaus don't. Is it fair to consumers?
An hour of effort here and there before 2012 arrives can reduce your taxes, build your retirement savings and simplify your financial life.
Some people believe everything from where they live to the color of their skin affects their credit score. Here's what influences scores, what doesn't, and what you can do to improve yours.
New websites will report your rent-payment history to the credit bureaus for a fee. Paying rent on time could lead to higher scores.
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