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  • You should be checking your credit report regularly

    by Faye Mergel
    You should be checking your credit report regularly

    Believe it or not, you should be checking your credit report on your own each year, especially if you are planning to apply for a new loan. This may seem as a waste of time for some but practice has shown that there is at least one mistake in one out of twenty credit reports. Those mistakes may be trivial but they also can be crucial in form of missed payments or a debt still listed as not settled. Checking … (more) August 20, 2014

  • Watch out for free credit reports and credit scores – they aren’t really free

    by Faye Mergel
    Watch out for free credit reports and credit scores – they aren’t really free

    Although there are a number of websites that advertise that you can check your credit report or get your credit scores for free, you must watch out. There is a catch here and even though they mention the word ‘free’ these reports actually cost money. You may take a look at some of these websites to see what they actually charge. Prior to checking anything you must know the basic difference between credit scores and credit reports. A credit report … (more) October 8, 2011

Credit Report Tips

As a consumer, you are faced with hundreds of different transactions, applications and deals per year. To cover for your expenses, credit cards are typically used to substitute for money. In case you can’t use cards and cash, you can use other payment options such as wire transfer. Completing transactions have become so much easier these days because of the internet. But whatever payment option you wish to use, there is one thing you need to know after all the … (more) October 28, 2011

Credit Report Advice

Thinking of checking your credit history but you have no idea how to get a copy? Well, here’s an article that can help you do just that! The passing of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) has mandated credit bureaus to issue at least 1 free copy of a citizen’s credit report. This way, all consumers can fight identity theft, stay informed and get fair treatment from their creditors. Getting a free credit report is now as easy as a … (more) October 3, 2011