19,178 Identity Theft Victims Per Day - Are You One Of Them?

Identity theft statistics are shocking. And we are told that it will only become worse, before it gets any better. Are you likely to be affected? According to recent studies, up to 7,000,000 people become identity theft victims each year, in the United States alone. That's over 19,000 cases a... Read More

Credit Damage: Getting Compensated for Your Loss

Until recently lawyers for victims of credit damage had little possibility to collect for damages beyond medical treatment, lost wages and property loss. Insurance companies threw up their hands in sympathy, claiming victims can only be compensated for what can be measured - tangible goods and services. But, what happens... Read More

3 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score by 50 Points In Less Than 30 Days

In Less Than 30 Days. "What can you do to increase that set of three numbers on your credit report that can be so important with your financing?" I came across this question as I was surfing discussion groups the other day. Check out my answer: Dear Friend, Here are... Read More

To Repair Credit Is No longer Satisfactory - Learn How To Earn A Millionaires Credit In 30 Days...

To repair your bad credit does not necessarily mean that you now have a good credit, absolutely not. When most people have bad credit, they either purchase a credit repair book or seek a credit expert help. But before you do anything about your bad credit you need to understand... Read More

4 Steps to Creating Good Credit

As a consumer you've learned the importance of establishing a good credit rating with your lenders. Whether you are shopping for a new home or auto, or searching for the best deals on insurance, your credit worthiness will be judged by your credit rating or credit score.A bad credit history... Read More

Beware of Falling Minimum Payments

If you opened a credit card statement recently and were pleasantly surprised to find that your minimum payment due was lowered, don't be so quick to "jump for joy". What may appear as a small boost to your monthly budget is actually the rock that can weigh you down in... Read More

Convenience Can Be Costly

You've just opened your credit card bill and attached to your statement you find a "convenience check" included. It may already be filled out with a dollar amount such as $300, $500, or even $1,000. Your mind fills with ideas of what you could buy with this "instant" money. A... Read More

Credit Repair Scams

"Erase Bad Debt !""Remove Negative Items From Your Credit Report"You've probably seen these headlines and others just like it promising to clean up or "fix" bad credit. For someone who suffers from a bad or poor credit rating, these headlines are certainly an appealing offer.Imagine finally being able to buy... Read More

Debit Card vs. Credit Card, What Are The Differences ?

Ah, the "good old days". If you are a baby boomer, like me, then you probably remember how important it was to rush to the bank on payday. You had to get there before the teller lanes closed so that you could have your "cash allowance" for the week. Otherwise,... Read More

How Healthy Is Your Credit

There's only one way to discover the "health" of your credit. You need to examine your credit report. Your credit report is your "consumer identity" that potential lenders will use to judge your credit worthiness.Use these tips to give your credit profile the "tune-up" it needs for 2004.Tip #1- Check... Read More

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Minimize your Risk for Identity Theft

Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America. According... Read More

How to Avoid Credit Card Late Fees

Everyone hates late fees and being late will cost you... Read More

The Hazards Of Your First Credit Card

You probably don't need me to tell you credit cards... Read More

Credit Report ? How Your Credit Score is Determined

Most consumers are aware that they have something known as... Read More

It Takes Credit To Build Credit

Using a credit card wisely is an important step in... Read More

What Does Your Credit Say About You?

A credit report is more than just a snapshot of... Read More

What You Should Know About Credit Counseling

Credit counseling is a free service that many people with... Read More

Dont Trade Your Future for Todays DooDads

"Easy Low Down Monthly Payment," "Buy Now Pay Later," "You... Read More

Borrowing on a Credit Card

One of the easiest ways to borrow money of a... Read More

What Are The Most Common Credit Card Mistakes?

Now in a world with so many easy to get... Read More

Various Types of Credit Cards - Part 2

Several different types of credit cards offer several different options,... Read More

Credit Help for Real Estate Financing: Five Categories of Your Credit Score

1. Payment History -- 35%The number of accounts paid as... Read More

How You Can Avoid Becoming A Victim Of Identity Theft

To reduce or minimize the risk of becoming a victim... Read More

Trying to Land a Job? Poor Credit Scores May Hurt Your Chances

Many employers are now looking at an applicant's credit report... Read More

Maximizing Credit Card Rewards

In their quest to get you to sign up for... Read More

Read and Understand Your Credit Card Statement

Have you ever looked at your credit card statement and... Read More

Student Credit Cards 101

Almost all students have and use student credit cards. Some... Read More

Some Truth About Credit

Credit is currently and has been historically an integral component... Read More

Making Sense of Credit Card Fees

In addition to the APR (annual percentage rate) and the... Read More

Building Business Credit

Most businesses want to be able to borrow money when... Read More

What Are the Most Common Ways to Commit Identity Theft or Fraud?

It's the number one source of consumer complaints at the... Read More

Beware of Falling Minimum Payments

If you opened a credit card statement recently and were... Read More

5 Ways To Prevent Credit Card Late Fees

Paying a credit card late fee is the same as... Read More

Credit Help for Real Estate Financing: Credit Scores

When you buy real estate, lenders run all of the... Read More

Guide to Credit Terms

Listed below is a useful guide to credit card terms.... Read More