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.
A new federal study shows that credit reports -- so important in our financial lives -- are far from infallible. Here's how to fix the mistakes.
If you can't afford to pay your taxes or take out a loan in anticipation of your refund, your credit scores could suffer. And beware tax-related ID theft.
Here's what you need to know about your personal liability when someone fraudulently uses your plastic.
Pulling copies of your credit reports will let you know if a crook has opened fraudulent accounts in your name and is destroying your credit rating.
Any one of these red flags should tell you that your personal finances are teetering on the brink of disaster.
A woman's former husband asked the bank to tell him if she was sufficiently creditworthy to refinance the house they had shared.
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