Wondering how to build credit from scratch (or worried because you haven’t started yet)? Here is what you need to know to build credit for the first time.
Q. I recently checked my credit reports and learned that they were reporting an old credit card as unpaid. Years ago, this account was charged of and had gone into collections. I eventually paid it off. I disputed this information with the credit bureaus. Transunion updated this item to “closed and paid” but Experian informed […]
Don’t fall for scams promising easy, overnight credit repair. If you want to fix your poor credit, you can (and should) do it yourself. Follow these six simple steps to do-it-yourself credit repair.
All worked up about identify theft? Don’t be. This post concludes my four-part series on identity theft in recognition of “Identity Theft Protection Awareness Week” which is coming up. It’s a revision of a post I did a while back originally titled “Identity Theft: How to Prevent it and Stop Worrying.” Some comments on the […]
Tired of worrying about your credit, and being punished for having a low credit score? The eight steps listed below will lead you to financial freedom. Some are easier than others, but by following even some of them your credit score will rise. 1. Be Patient This one’s so easy, you don’t actually have to […]