1/16/2012 11:38:00 AMDiscover how to perform a mid-year financial review and see if you are on target with your personal finance goals.
1/16/2012 11:11:00 AMBefore you book your dream vacation, pack up these tips on ways to save money on your getaway.
12/1/2011 10:06:00 AMThe benefits of credit card rewards programs can be sweet, but before you get in over your head discover the pros and cons of rewards card programs.
12/1/2011 10:28:00 AMBefore you co-sign on the dotted line, discover your options for removing yourself as a co-signer from a student loan, car loan, credit card or mortgage.
11/29/2011 3:51:00 PMPlanning ahead for the holidays can help you limit your spending and avoid debt.
9/30/2011 4:22:00 PMLearn what a fraud alert is, plus when and how to use it. Here we discuss two types of alerts an initial alert and an extended alert.
8/16/2011 11:37:00 AMAvoid these common debt collection falsehoods when dealing collectors.
8/2/2011 2:20:00 PMUse creative ways to teach your teenager about credit and give them a hands on experience.
8/2/2011 2:15:00 PMOrganizing your finances and managing your credit responsibly can help you secure your first mortgage.
6/24/2011 11:15:00 AMConsider the repercussions of strategic default and understand how you can protect your credit score in the process.
6/24/2011 10:56:00 AMCertain financial transactions have no impact on your credit score.
5/26/2011 4:31:00 PMLandlords check your credit history to determine your financial responsibility. Do you know what they see?
5/19/2011 3:00:00 PMGet your documents and credit in order before submitting a refinance application.
5/12/2011 12:10:00 PMUse your credit report and score as a guide to stay on top of your finances.
5/12/2011 12:07:00 PMReview your credit report as you navigate different life events to gauge your credit standing, dispute errors and identify areas for improvement.
4/28/2011 3:00:00 PMHow various types of credit impact your credit report and credit score.
4/28/2011 2:33:00 PMYour credit report contains personal information, account details and public records details.
4/14/2011 2:27:00 PMBe aware of your rights and responsibilities when it comes to paying for college.
4/14/2011 2:24:00 PMRemove incorrect information from your credit report to raise your credit score.
4/7/2011 2:50:00 PMTrying to manage and repay debt is an ongoing effort. Use your credit report to measure your progress.
3/31/2011 2:22:00 PMA guide to weighing the pros and cons of filing bankruptcy, as well as the impact it will have on your credit score.
3/22/2011 3:44:00 PMPerform a credit check yourself and dispute any inaccuracies to keep them from hurting your credit score.
1/26/2011 10:44:00 AMLearn why it’s important to check your credit report and prepare before you apply for a mortgage.
10/19/2010 5:09:00 AM
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission will hear testimony on the practice of employers running credit checks to qualify applicants.
9/24/2010 2:06:00 AM
If your loan application was denied, check your credit report and correct any inaccuracies. Then ask for a second review of your application.
9/21/2010 2:28:00 AM
New legislation would prevent credit report damage caused by medical-related debt.
9/2/2010 2:49:00 AM
Identity theft criminals got everything they need when Social Security numbers were printed on the outside of envelopes in a recent data breach.
8/13/2010 7:35:00 AM
Amid national controversy over the use of a job applicants' credit information to determine hiring eligibility, the state of Illinois has enacted a law banning the practice.
8/6/2010 3:01:00 AM
As more recent graduates are finding their student loan repayment grace periods expiring and no job in sight, some are considering filing bankruptcy to discharge thousands in debt.
8/5/2010 3:04:00 PM
Many companies admit to examining an applicant's credit report to gauge their level of responsibility and trustworthiness, but what about honesty?
7/28/2010 2:15:00 PM
All of the publicity surrounding the prevalence of identity theft may make some Americans feel vulnerable, but one study reminds consumers that taking action can help them protect themselves.
7/27/2010 8:12:00 AM
There are many ramifications of bankruptcy that consumers may not be aware of until after they file, but most Americans initially understand that securing credit will be more difficult.
7/26/2010 2:31:00 PM
Under the current law, individuals planning on declaring bankruptcy are required to attend credit counseling sessions prior to filing. But many are questioning whether this law is necessary.