Credit Report Articles

Arm yourself with the knowledge to get, maintain and improve your credit score. Our informative articles offer tips to not only help you understand important issues pertaining to your credit score, but may save you money and a headache in the long run.

Know Your Credit Score

Know Your Credit Score & What it Can Do for You

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A credit score is a numerical value assigned to your person, which defines your measured credit risk; the higher the score, the lower the risk. Credit scores are used as benchmarks for lenders, banks

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How to Read Your Credit Report

Learning How to Read Your Credit Report

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All citizens of the United States are rightfully able to request a free credit report every year from the three big reporting bureaus. Equifax, Experian and TransUnion are lawfully obliged to provide

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How to manage your debt

10 Ways to Manage Your Debt

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Very few people manage to make it through life without accruing some kind of debt. For most of us, a mortgage is unavoidable and other types of credit such as auto loans and credit cards seem to become

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Identity Guard VS. Credit Karma

Identity Guard and Credit Karma Duke It Out

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While there are a number of different monitoring services to choose from, a side-by-side comparison shows that in all areas, IdentityGuard is a better credit monitoring service than Credit Karma. Whether

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Tips for Fixing Credit Reports

Top DIY Tips for Fixing Credit Reports

There and endless services and agencies online who promise to improve your credit score for you, for a fee. Whilst credit monitoring can be worth the money to the right people, most of us can opt to try

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Credit Score Myths

Maintaining a good credit score should be a prime concern for every American citizen. Not only does it put you in good stead for being accepted for loans, mortgages and credit cards; but it can also

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ID Theft Insurance and Protection

ID Theft Insurance and Protection

Identity theft is an unfortunate byproduct of the modern society, where we trade and transmit so much of our personal information electronically. Most of us have become more accepting of the need to

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Top 5 Credit Report Companies