Tag: credit report
Knowing what’s in your credit report and being able to understand the information it contains is crucial to your financial success. From the latest on changes to credit reporting industry to helpful tips on how to use your credit reports to your advantage to achieve your goals, we cover today’s credit reporting news so you can be in the know!
Dec 02, 2016 | Meghan Stewart
Bad consumer credit caused by negative public records such as foreclosure actions issued during the Great Recession may still be holding people back.
Nov 21, 2016 | Meghan Stewart
The U.S. accounts for more than 1/3 of the total reported credit card fraud cases worldwide. Here’s what Americans can do to protect their identity.
Aug 17, 2016 | Meghan Stewart
More and more states are restricting employer credit checks as an unfair practice for job candidates hit by the Great Recession. Check out our map.
Jun 17, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks
You might think America’s youngest generation would be worse with credit, but it turns out they’re savvier about both credit reports and credit scores.
Credit Score, Financial Wellness
Jun 08, 2015 | Monica Victor
A credit report stained with black marks leads to paying more for products. Knowing your score but not monitoring reports only perpetuates the problem.
Credit Score, Identity Theft
Mar 11, 2015 | Michael Koretzky
Consolidated Credit helps you understand how new credit report regulations make it easier to fix your credit, especially when it comes to medical debt.
Credit Score, For Latinos
Sep 11, 2014 | Meghan Stewart
Lawmakers want to overhaul the legislation that governs consumer credit reports, but are the proposed changes really good for the average consumer?
Consumer Rights, Credit Score
Jun 18, 2013 | April Lewis-Parks
Errors on your credit report could be costing you money by causing higher interest on your credit lines. Here’s what you need to do to correct your credit.
Apr 23, 2013 | April Lewis-Parks
There are no documents that can paint you a more accurate and comprehensive analysis of your credit health than your credit report.
Credit Score, Debt Advice
Feb 12, 2013 | April Lewis-Parks
A Federal Trade Commission study showed that 5 percent of credit reports have mistakes that could lead consumers to pay more for loans, insurance and other financial products.