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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New Credit Advice: Dont Pay off Those Credit Cards!

Credit needed for real estate mortgage financing differs from credit... Read More

What Should I Do If I?ve Become a Victim of Identity Theft?

Identity thieves take advantage of everyday opportunities to discover your... Read More

SuperCharged Secret 4, Credit Card Utopia

YOU SCRATCH MY BACK, AND I'LL BUY SOME MORE BEER!Let's... Read More

Five Credit Card Billing Problems and How to Fix Them

It goes without saying that your first and best defense... Read More

Free Credit Reports Now Available From the FTC

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has set up a new... Read More

Credit Card Companies Are Out for Your Money

You're probably thinking "Tell me something I don't know" but... Read More

Free Credit Reports - How to Maintain Your Credit Profile

Maintaining your Credit ProfileEvery consumer should be maintaining their credit... Read More

Give Yourself Credit

The Beginning of the Credit Card EraIn 1951, Diners Club... Read More

The Advantages of Credit Cards

There are many evils associated with credit cards, but there... Read More

How to Save Money on Your Credit Cards

Credit card companies make their money on the 85% of... Read More

Minimize your Risk for Identity Theft

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

What You Should Know About Credit Counseling

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

Convenience Can Be Costly

You've just opened your credit card bill and attached to... Read More

Rebuild & Keep Good Credit Ratings by Understanding Your Credit Cards

Secured Credit Card is similar to a prepaid credit card... Read More

How To Eliminate Credit Card Debt

There is almost nothing more troublesome than having too much... Read More

How to Get Credit Reporting Agencies to Help You

The process of clearing credit can be laborious and frustrating.... Read More

Myths and Truth about Credit Scoring

Credit score is the key factor determining approval of almost... Read More

Avoiding Credit Card Traps

The next time you open your credit card statement, take... Read More

How To Read Your Credit Report

The Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act, signed into law... Read More

Errors on Your Credit Report: What You Should Do

There are times when you may be turned down for... Read More

Figuring Out the Ever Nebulous Numbers Called Credit Scores

Credit Score FactorsThe information contained on our credit reports affect... Read More

Dealing With and Repairing Bad Credit

Bad credit can be a burden for otherwise good credit.... Read More

UPS Delivers the Goods, Your Identity

Well now we add CitiGroup and UPS to the Identity... Read More

Building A Credit Report Lenders Will Love You For

Will lenders really love you for having a good credit... Read More

ChexSystems: Alternative Options for People Whove Been Checking Accounts

Individual banks elect to become members of ChexSystems, and to... Read More