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Articles About credit score
May 29, 2016
Is it Impossible to Achieve a Perfect Credit Score?
How hard is it to attain a perfect credit score, and is it even worth it? We talked with experts who told us what you need to know.
May 19, 2016
How to Save Money on Your Credit Cards With One Phone Call
Thanks to huge competition in the credit card industry, consumers can save tons of money on their credit card bills. All they have to do is ask.
May 16, 2016
Denied Credit? 7 Reasons Your Credit Card Application Was Rejected
Card issuers approved fewer than 60% of all credit card applications they received in 2014.
May 14, 2016
10 States Where People Are the Worst at Money Management
You'd think people with more money would be better at financial management. But that's not always the case.
May 12, 2016
What You Need to Know About Employers That Check Your Credit
Applying for a job sometimes means a credit check. This is what your employer sees, and what they won't find.
May 12, 2016
5 Things You Should Know Before Filing for Bankruptcy
Look at all of your options before taking the leap.
May 07, 2016
5 Ways to Improve Your Credit Without a Credit Card
For those who opt to live without credit cards, there are other options for building a healthy credit report.
May 07, 2016
How Your Credit Score Could Affect Your Dating Prospects
Are three digits holding you back from love?
May 05, 2016
Millennial Long-Term Debt: How a Generation Ended Up in a Rut
Millennials have a debt problem, everybody knows that. But how did it happen? We have answers.
May 02, 2016
The 7-Question Credit IQ Test: Can You Pass It?
How much do you know about credit?
May 02, 2016
3 Things That Can Destroy Your Credit Score
If you want to keep your credit score in tip-top shape, you'll have to keep a close eye on how you manage your money.
April 25, 2016
What Credit Score Do You Need to Rent a House?
Is there a certain credit score that will make it easier to rent a house? We asked a few experts to find out.
April 18, 2016
Which Debt Should You Pay First?
Not all debt is created equal; here's how you should prioritize your debt pay-off.
April 18, 2016
Buying a Car? The Credit Score You Need to Get a Good Deal
Unless you can afford an all-cash purchase, your credit score is going to have a major impact on whether you’re able to get a good deal on a car.
April 14, 2016
You Have No Excuse for Not Checking Your Free Credit Score
You need to know your credit score, and there are several free and reputable tools that can help you.
April 09, 2016
Money in Relationships: 5 Biggest Mistakes Couples Make
Don't make these financial blunders with your partner.
April 08, 2016
10 Things Credit Card Companies Don’t Want You to Know
The credit card industry is incredibly powerful. Cardholders and non-cardholders alike ought to know know just how powerful.
April 05, 2016
3 Reasons Why You Should Close a Credit Card
Sometimes it's OK to break certain credit rules.
March 27, 2016
Presidential Polls: Does Your Credit Score Predict Your Vote?
Forget foreign policy and social issues. When people head to the polls, money is often the biggest thing on their mind.
March 07, 2016
Facebook Knows Almost Everything About You, Except for This
Lenders who had expressed interest in mining Facebook data to help determine a person’s credit rating are backing away from the idea.
February 29, 2016
6 Good Financial Habits for 30-Somethings
Thirty may be the new twenty in terms of having kids, getting married, and owning a home, but hopefully you started saving earlier.
February 28, 2016
5 Ways to Pay Down Credit Card Debt Faster
Here’s how to put the smackdown on debt.
February 23, 2016
Many Americans Never Change Credit Cards: Is This a Bad Thing?
About 45 million people haven't switched primary credit cards in 10+ years. Here's why and what you could be missing out on.
February 22, 2016
Why Men Have Better Credit Scores Than Women
On average, guys have higher credit scores than women, according to personal finance website Credit Sesame.
January 05, 2016
The 3 Biggest Factors That Affect Your Credit Score
If you want to maintain excellent credit, you'll need to pay special attention to these three things.
December 28, 2015
What Happens If I Only Pay the Minimum on My Credit Card?
If you’re like the average consumer, you’re probably plodding around town with thousands of dollars of credit card debt shackled to your legs.
December 24, 2015
3 Credit Reporting Errors You Need to Watch Out For
Keep your credit in tip-top shape by keeping an eye out for these mistakes.
October 25, 2015
How Your Credit Score Can Help (or Hurt) Your Relationship
You might want to compare credit scores with your partner sooner, rather than later.
October 03, 2015
3 Steps to Get Out From Under Your Student Loan Debt
Student loans have you buried? Here's how to start digging your way out, and take control of your finances.
September 26, 2015
10 Car Dealer Scams That Should Be on Every Consumer’s Radar
The folks at CarBuyingTips.com went to the dark side and uncovered the ugliest auto dealer tricks ever. Here are 10 scams to avoid.