Say you’ve got some extra money to pay off one of your major loans (mortgage, auto, credit card, collections). How do you get the most bang for your buck in terms of boosting your credit score? We’ve got the expert answer.
When it comes to protecting your credit from identity theft, you have options. You can do nothing. You can pay to monitor your credit reports. Or, you can freeze your credit reports. Each has their pros and cons.
When paying off your credit cards, conventional wisdom says you should always start with your highest-rate card first, but that may not be the best strategy if you’re looking to boost your credit score or maintain a generous credit limit. Learn here which pay-down strategy will work best for you.
An act is pending in Congress that would require credit reporting agencies to remove medical collections once they’ve been paid or settled as long as the amount was less than $2,500, but is it a good a idea?
The internet is full of promises when it comes to getting a peek at your credit score for “free,” but nearly all these providers will require a credit card number for a trial subscription. Here are a couple of services that don’t ask for any plastic.
A class action lawsuit was just filed against Consumerinfo.com, essentially Experian, because of the actions of FreeCreditReport.com and FreeCreditScore.com. As with all class action lawsuits, there is a large number of potential class members. Could YOU be a member of the class? Read on to find out.
A common misconception about auto refinancing is that it is similar to home refinancing in complexity and requirements. In fact, it is much simpler and less time consuming. Here’s what you need to know about auto refinancing and how to determine whether it could help you save.