July 2011

How a Mortgage Modification Can Impact Your Credit Score

The way lenders report your payment history on mortgage modifications can have a significant impact on your credit score.

How Retail Credit Cards Impact Your Credit Score

Get an understanding for the differences and similarities between retail and traditional credit cards, as well as the implications for your credit score.

Protect Your Credit During Unemployment

Explore ways to keep your credit score healthy during unemployment.

The Damaging Effects of Missed Mortgage Payments

Missing a mortgage payment can significantly weaken your credit score.

Prepaid Cards and Your Credit Score

Prepaid products are an alternative to credit and do not have an effect on credit scores. So, if you want to build your credit consider a secured credit card.

Bounce Back From Bankruptcy

Counteract the negative bankruptcy mark on your credit report by employing responsible credit habits.