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How To Freeze Your Credit After The Equifax Hack
Here’s how you can freeze your credit to avoid fraudulent activity. This is especially important after a hack like the one experienced by Equifax recently.
The Negative Domino Effect Of Running Up Your Credit
Have you ever had a situation where you had to utilize a great deal of your credit limit? If so, did you find yourself in a negative spiral of repercussions for utilizing credit? Here are some things that can happen when your balance starts to rise.
Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Credit Cards
Credit cards can be a useful tool if you do your research a make a plan for your spending. Here’s how to get the most out of your credit cards.
A Guide For Victims Of Tax Related Identity Theft
Being a victim of tax related identity theft can leave you scrambling to take the proper steps to set things right. Here’s are the things you need to do.
How Long Will A Negative Event Appear On My Credit Report?
While credit mistakes aren’t going to be the end of you, they can stay on your credit report longer than you might realize.
The Repercussions Of A Temporary Income Drop And Ways To Minimize The Damage
Many of us suffer from a temporary income drop at one point or another. What we don’t consider is how long it may take to bounce back from such a situation.
Should You Listen To Financial Gurus?
Financial gurus are telling you how to get out of debt, and what to do with your money and investments. The question is, should you follow their advice?
15 Numbers You Need To Know To Make Smart Financial Decisions
The Wall Street Journal lists 15 important numbers that everyone should know to make better financial decisions. Here they are, broken down by category.
Giving Gift Cards This Holiday Season? Go Electronic
A recent Bankrate report indicates that electronic gift cards are probably a better choice when you are giving to members of the younger generation.
How To Avoid The 3 Biggest Risks In Peer Lending
Know the risks and tools before jumping into the world of online loans, and you could join thousands of borrowers that are beating their banks.
3 Things You Should Know About Consumer Credit Sites
Consumer credit sites can be helpful, but you do need to be aware of their limitations. Here are 3 things you should know about consumer credit sites.
Can You Go To Jail If You Don’t Pay A Debt?
Debtor’s prisons were outlawed in the 1800’s, but you can still end up in jail today because of your debt. Here’s how to avoid ending up in the slammer.
Is It Possible To Live Without Credit? Or Is It Too Much Of A Pain?
Is it possible to live in our society without using credit, or is it next to impossible to live outside of that accepted credit scoring framework?