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

In The News:

Did the Michael's credit card security breach hit your local store?
The Star-Ledger
A data security breach at hundreds of Michael's stores throughout the country was confirmed last week by the retailer, and may have compromised credit card information for those who shop at the crafts chain in New Jersey. The retailer said 29 stores in ...
4 Morris Michaels Stores Hit By Security Breach Obtaining Credit Card NumbersPatch.com

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Xapo Now Offers The First Credit Card Linked To Your Bitcoin Wallet
Bitcoin vault Xapo made news in March after launching an insured, secure repository for big BTC investors. The service, which has gone so far as to bury paper bitcoin keys in underground vaults, has become a big finance darling. Now it's going after ...

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3 Credit Myths to Stop Believing Today
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
Thanks to the Internet, you can find information on practically anything nowadays – from how to keep your azaleas from dying, to what time your favorite restaurant closes, to how credit scores work. However, despite the combined efforts of personal ...
The do's and don'ts, how to prime your credit score before you house huntMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
How To Get Your REAL Credit Score - The One That Lenders SeeThe Dough Roller

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Wall St. Cheat Sheet

The 4 Laziest Ways to Improve Your Credit
Huffington Post
There are people out there who expend a lot of energy in the quest for a totally meaningless perfect credit score, which I've written about elsewhere. Most people know it's important to have good credit, but they don't want to spend too much time ...
Your Money: Credit score not perfect, but still worth bragging about at ...The Star-Ledger
Answers to your 10 most pressing credit card questionsMSN Money
Cashing In: 5 Credit Card Fees to AvoidWall St. Cheat Sheet
Credit.com News (blog) -PR Web (press release)
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Business Insider

Here's How One Man Traveled To More Than 30 Countries Using Credit Card ...
Business Insider
While it's possible to earn credit card miles taking a commuter shuttle back and forth from New York City to Washington, D.C., that's not Dubash's preferred method. "A lot of folks fly around on cheap airfare, going from point A to point B to rack up ...

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How to check and maintain your credit score
The Birmingham News - al.com
First and foremost, Navigator Credit Union's Kathy Scarborough said consumers can never underestimate the power of forging and maintaining a strong and personal relationship with the decision makers at their financial institution of choice. The easiest ...
No Credit Check Auto Loans with Bad Credit and Guaranteed Approval up to ...DigitalJournal.com

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Business Insider Australia

Ondot Launches Remote Control for Credit Cards
A new app will allow users to control nearly every aspect of how their credit or debit cards are used directly from their smartphones. CardControl is a service that aims to reduce the prevalence of credit card fraud by letting users set controls that ...
This Startup Is Going To Revolutionize The Credit Card You Already Have In ...Business Insider
Ondot Raises $18M To Let You Take Complete Control Of Your Credit Card Via ...TechCrunch
Remote Control for Your Credit Card Protects You From TheftWired
VentureBeat -Fast Company -SFGate (blog)
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Credit.com News (blog)

How thieves steal credit info without you knowing
WJXT Jacksonville
4 Safe Credit Cards for TravelersCredit.com News (blog)

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Demystifying Credit Scores
Huffington Post
One of the few positive outcomes of the 2008 financial crisis was that it helped shine a light on the importance of understanding and staying on top of your credit profile. Along with that heightened visibility, however, has come a great deal of ...

Marriage and credit: 6 common myths
MSN Money
There is no such thing as a joint credit score reported by each of the three major credit bureaus. When you marry, the only modifications made to your credit profile will be your last name (if it changes) and perhaps a new address. In most cases, this ...

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How to Repair a Bad Credit Rating?The Right Way!If you... Read More

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Having a damaging credit record can hurt you in many... Read More

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Your credit rating affects many areas of your life. Opening... Read More

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1. Choosing A new credit cardThere are many reasons for... Read More

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Do you know why you should check your credit report?Of... Read More

Credit Verus Debt

Secured and unsecured debt - what's the difference?It's easy to... Read More

Will Inquiries Lower Your Credit Score?

What are inquiries?When you apply for credit the creditor or... Read More