When Do Credit Card Issuers Close down Inactive Accounts?

Although not everyone has a credit card, an overwhelming amount of Americans do. They use credit cards as a...

Errors on Your Credit Report? How They Happen and What You Need to Do

We all make mistakes. It’s true: we do all make mistakes. Maybe we turned left when we should’ve turned...

6 Tips to Avoiding Vacation Debt

After careful research, planning and budgeting, vacation time will be here before you know it. But wait! Before heading...

Ask FICO: Do More Americans Have Higher FICO® Scores? Yes!

Good news! Recent research by FICO finds that the average FICO® Score 8 in America reached 700 this past...

3 Strategies to Help You Save Money Now… and in the Future

#1 – Set your priorities. We’d all like to save money and tend to have similar reasons behind why...
Credit Cards
When Do Credit Card Issuers Close down Inactive Accounts?
FICO Scores & Credit Reports
Errors on Your Credit Report? How They Happen and What You Need to Do
Credit News & Current Events, Personal Finance
6 Tips to Avoiding Vacation Debt
Credit News & Current Events, FICO Scores & Credit Reports
Ask FICO: Do More Americans Have Higher FICO® Scores? Yes!
Personal Finance
3 Strategies to Help You Save Money Now… and in the Future

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Should I Transfer My Credit Card Balance to Another Credit Card?

If you’ve been stuck on the credit card debt treadmill for a while, struggling to make anything more than the minimum monthly payments, you’re probably looking for a way...

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FICO® Score versions deviate from one another because each is based on a unique FICO Score formula. An individual’s credit profile can impact the magnitude and direction of that deviation....