5 Things You Need to Know About Bankruptcy

There’s no doubt about it: the word “bankruptcy” has a stigma attached to it – and not always for...

Do You Know the 5 Factors of FICO® Scores? Quiz Time!

There are 5 factors (categories of credit data), that make up your FICO® Score. These factors are: Payment History...

Save the Galaxy from the Debtorites. Test your FICO® Score I.Q. Play now!

Introducing Credit Galaxy, a fun and interactive educational game created by FICO, that informs as well as tests your...

The FTC’s “Ways to Build a Better Credit Report”

A quick background: The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is the government agency that enforces the Fair Credit Reporting Act...

What Questions Should You Ask Before Owning a Home?

Many people are surprised to learn that the majority of Americans (~64%) own their home (defined as the percentage...
Personal Finance
5 Things You Need to Know About Bankruptcy
FICO Scores & Credit Reports
Do You Know the 5 Factors of FICO® Scores? Quiz Time!
FICO Scores & Credit Reports
Save the Galaxy from the Debtorites. Test your FICO® Score I.Q. Play now!
FICO Scores & Credit Reports
The FTC’s “Ways to Build a Better Credit Report”
Financing & Loans
What Questions Should You Ask Before Owning a Home?

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The Importance of Credit Monitoring

With the consistent rise in identity theft and credit fraud, it’s more important than ever to know what’s going on within your credit files. Identity thieves keep finding new ways to steal personal information from unsuspecting consumers and right now…

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How the Revised Dodd-Frank Act May Affect Your ID Theft Protection Actions

Revisions to key components of the Dodd-Frank act have passed both the Senate and U.S. House of Representatives and have been signed by the President. The revisions include changes...

Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC): Facts to Know.

The first thing to know about a HELOC is that it’s not the same as a Home Equity Loan. This is important because many people confuse the two and,...