Tenants benefit when rent payment data are factored into credit scores
Published:Sun, 08 Mar 2015 05:30:53 -0700  
It's the great credit divide in American housing: If you buy a home and pay your mortgage on time regularly, your credit score typically benefits. If you rent an apartment and pay the landlord on time every month, you get no boost to your score. Since most landlords aren't set up or approved to......

Forget sexy abs. How hot is your credit score?
Published:Mon, 09 Mar 2015 04:45:23 -0700  
A majority of Americans prefer a partner who is financially savvy rather than good-looking. That's making credit score-based dating a hot scene....

The Changes Coming to Credit Agencies Won't Stop Hackers
Published:Mon, 09 Mar 2015 16:06:32 -0700  
The three big U.S. credit-reporting agencies have agreed to be more helpful. Errors in your credit history will now be easier to correct, and delinquent medical bills will take longer to hurt your credit ......

Stop paying for your credit score
Published:Sun, 08 Mar 2015 14:19:39 -0700  
A new report suggests it's superfluous to pay for credit reports, something most people are now getting for free....

Landing a hot date with a credit score
Published:Sun, 08 Mar 2015 16:17:13 -0700  
Americans prefer a partner who is money smart rather than good-looking. Credit score-based dating is now a hot scene....

Credit reporting agencies changing procedures
Published:Mon, 09 Mar 2015 22:06:20 -0700  
It's a massive overhaul that impacts anyone who has credit. Your credit score can impact your personal finances and all sorts of life changes- from buying a new house, to getting a job.Now, the nation's three largest credit reporting agencies - the ones who track that score - are changing part of the process. ...

Use Your Credit Card To Boost Your Credit Score
Published:Mon, 09 Mar 2015 09:46:54 -0700  
Misusing credit cards can blow your credit – but using them well can boost your score. How to grow a history, fix bad credit, make good credit even better....

How new changes by credit-reporting firms may affect you
Published:Mon, 09 Mar 2015 15:26:42 -0700  
The three big credit reporting agencies are making changes that could help steer some consumers clear of the credit dog house. Data collected by the agencies Equifax, Experian and TransUnion on hundreds ......

Credit Score Missteps to Avoid
Published:Sun, 08 Mar 2015 05:35:36 -0700  
If you're thinking ahead to some spring cleaning, you may want to put tidying up finances and your credit report on that list. In today's Consumer Watch, a look at some credit score missteps you may not even realize you are making. After digging out of winter, spring brings some opportunities to dig out of credit card debt. Maybe a tax refund will go toward putting a dent in an amount owed. But ......
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Tenants benefit when rent payment data ...
Published:Sun, 08 Mar 2015 05:30:53 -0700
It's the great credit divide in American housing: If you buy a home and pay your mortgage on time regularly, your credit score typically benefits. If you rent an apartment and......
Forget sexy abs. How hot is your credit...
Published:Mon, 09 Mar 2015 04:45:23 -0700
A majority of Americans prefer a partner who is financially savvy rather than good-looking. That's making credit score-based dating a hot scene.......
The Changes Coming to Credit Agencies W...
Published:Mon, 09 Mar 2015 16:06:32 -0700
The three big U.S. credit-reporting agencies have agreed to be more helpful. Errors in your credit history will now be easier to correct, and delinquent medical bills will take l......
Stop paying for your credit score...
Published:Sun, 08 Mar 2015 14:19:39 -0700
A new report suggests it's superfluous to pay for credit reports, something most people are now getting for free.......
Landing a hot date with a credit score...
Published:Sun, 08 Mar 2015 16:17:13 -0700
Americans prefer a partner who is money smart rather than good-looking. Credit score-based dating is now a hot scene.......