Profile: Maxine Sweet is vice president of Experian North America’s Public Education organization and leads Experian’s consumer education, community involvement and corporate responsibility teams. Maxine is responsible for helping consumers understand credit reporting and how to use credit wisely.
I am an authorized user on my mother’s account. Will it affect me if she misses payments? Will it hurt my credit?
My student loans are affecting my credit. Why?
I need to lift the security freeze for 24 hours to buy a car. How do I do that?
How can a debt that was dismissed during a bankruptcy almost four years show up now on the credit report as derogatory? Can we appeal to have it removed from the credit report?
As National Protect Your Identity Week (Oct. 20–26) nears an end, think about how you can actively protect your identity. Here are several ways to use your credit report to identify unauthorized activity and stop possible identity fraud before suffering potential financial loss.
National Protect Your Identity Week is Oct. 20-27. Here are a few tips to help you protect your identity.