Proactive Steps You Can Take to Protect Your Identity When There Is a Credit Breach

Published on Jan 13 2014 // Credit Cards
A few weeks ago, people were stunned and outraged to hear of Target’s security breach that left millions of customers who shopped at Target in November and December in a vulnerable position for identity theft because hackers had stolen their credit card numbers. Now, it appears the news is much...

Five things you can do to improve your credit rating

Published on Mar 14 2012 // Credit Cards, Debt, Supporter
Five things you can do to improve your credit rating
There’s been a lot of fuss over credit ratings or credit scores in the past few years. This is largely due to the massive media coverage of payday loans. The press has generally portrayed these loans in a bad light and in so doing has left many people feeling wary about their credit score. Your credit...

GoFreeCredit.Com Review: Get Your Free Credit Scores

GoFreeCredit.Com Review: Get Your Free Credit Scores
Consumers looking to get a credit card, buy a home, or receive some other kind of monetary assistance have to look out for a pretty important document. It is called credit report. Credit statements are utilized by credit grantors to verify how you have handled previous credit obligations and to decide...

How To Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

Published on Apr 18 2011 // How To Guide
How To Protect Yourself From Identity Theft
The best way to guard against identity theft is to take care of your personal information. Imagine getting a $7,000 phone bill for a cell phone you don’t own. Or receiving heat and electric bills for an apartment where you don’t live. That’s what could happen if you are a victim of...

Time for some Financial Spring Cleaning!

Published on May 08 2010 // Personal Finance
Time for some Financial Spring Cleaning!
Spring is here. Time for some Cleaning. Along with the allergies comes the urge to spiff up and clutter down around the house. While you’re spring cleaning, But don’t limit your cleaning to your home or your backyard. Save some of that energy for the financial cleaning as well. Clean out...

What’s in a Credit Score?

Published on Oct 25 2009 // Personal Finance
You’ve heard the term plenty of times, but what exactly is a credit score and why is it so important? Your credit score represents an analysis of your credit history, and represents how credit-worthy you are. Lenders use the score to determine how much of a risk you represent, and to determine...
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