Experian’s Credit Games – Skills Sprint (Part 1 of 3)

Put your credit knowledge to the test to test your fate and see how you fare. Audit your skills in our three-part challenge to try your luck!

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College Budgeting: What to Know When You Move Out of Your Parents House

August 24, 2016

Heading off to campus? Prepare now to keep a realistic budget intact that won't have you frustrated before finals.

What is the statute of limitations on debt?

August 23, 2016

Dear Experian, What is the statute of limitations on debt? I have an account on my report that was sold to a collection agency. Does the statute of limitations...

Pay for Delete: Is it a Good Idea?

August 18, 2016

Dear Experian, If I pay a collection debt, and the collection company says they will delete it from my credit report, does that completely remove all negative information regarding...

Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Early?

August 16, 2016

Dear Experian, Is it a good idea to pay off my mortgage early? What affect will that have on my score and how quickly will it go up? – LTD...

Audio: Cosigning a College Loan

August 11, 2016

Know a student in need? Learn the facts of cosigning before you discuss options to help support to their educational dreams.

How Long Do Settled Accounts Stay on a Credit Report?

August 11, 2016

Dear Experian, I settled and closed a delinquent account almost five years ago and the creditor is still reporting. How can they do that if the account is closed?...

Can a Late Mobile Phone Payment Hurt My Credit?

August 9, 2016

A missed mobile phone bill is considered a form of debt in your credit history. Discover how much these accounts can affect your credit.

How Long Does It Take To Build Credit

August 9, 2016

Dear Experian, How long does it take to build credit? – ALM Dear  ALM, Building a positive credit history takes time. There is no quick fix and no way...

What Are My Options For Student Loans?

August 5, 2016

If you’re considering attending a college, you may be wondering if you can get student loans without a credit history. Experian can help you learn how.

Audio: College Debt and Your Credit

August 5, 2016

College debt can be significant: discover how you can map a plan to always know where you stand.

Can I pay a lawyer to fix my credit?

August 4, 2016

If the information in your credit report is accurate and within the time frames to be reported, there is no one you can pay to get the negative information...

What is the difference between US credit reporting and UK credit reporting?

August 4, 2016

Experian is actually a British company and our global headquarters are in London, England. We have operations in almost 40 countries around the world. Our North American headquarters are...