Game of Credit

Credit is a skill that you build, and it's one that you can get better at. Ready to explore the ways credit can shape your road ahead? Play along and discover more.

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Civil Disunion: What to Know About Your Credit When Getting a Divorce

June 30, 2016

Do you know how divorce and credit are related? Discover a few of this writer’s top tips to keep a handle on your finances during divorce proceedings.

Infographic: Credit and Finance Checklist

June 24, 2016

Where on life’s credit checklist are you? See where you’ll want to be with our handy guide to getting started with credit and the life stages that follow.

Summertime Car Buying and Your Credit

June 24, 2016

Has your current ride reached its expiration date? See how you can be credit-smart about a vehicle upgrade before your next summer road trip.

Audio: Checking Your Report for Identity Theft

June 22, 2016

Need to look over your credit report to patrol for some identity theft concerns? Find out what to look for before you get started.

Can you have a creditor removed if they can’t produce verification of the debt?

June 21, 2016

You can dispute the information if you believe it is inaccurate, and if you have documentation that the debt is not yours, you should upload that as part of...

How do you remove child support once it’s paid in full?

June 21, 2016

Once the child support is paid in full the record should be updated to show “satisfied”. It is up to the legal authority in the state to remove the...

Is it legal to have bankruptcy on your credit report?

June 21, 2016

Declaring bankruptcy is a court proceeding and is one of the public records that will appear on your credit report. Credit reports will show when you declared bankruptcy, the...

If you apply for two credit cards in the same month, will it affect your credit score twice?

June 21, 2016

When you apply for a credit card an inquiry will be added to your credit report. An inquiry is simply a record that a lender has looked into your...

Getting Smart About Summer Spending

June 21, 2016

When the days reach their longest, it’s time for summer fun. From vacations to some treat yo’self splurges, there’s no more enjoyable time to linger and indulge.

Avoiding Summer Identity Theft: 5 Must-know Steps

June 17, 2016

While the details of flights, hotels and activities are top of mind for most travelers, many forget to take simple steps before they travel to protect their identity.

Video: Car Buying in the Digital Age – What Should You Know?

June 17, 2016

In just the past 20 years, the process of buying a car has changed more drastically than it had in the entire previous century.

Audio: Budgeting for Summer Fun

June 16, 2016

Need to chart a course for summer adventure? Make sure your budget is helping you stay on track.