You've seen the ads guaranteeing to erase your bad credit history. Are these people for real, and are they worth it?
Credit scores and access to credit should improve this year. And expect your bank to push prepaid cards.
It has some nice features, but consumers who opt for a prepaid card could do better elsewhere.
They're banking on subprime and deep subprime borrowers for new business.
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?
This isn't really sticking it to the banks. In fact, many banks will profit from the influx of new transfers from the elite group of borrowers who will qualify for the offers.
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