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How to Avoid the Holiday Credit Hangover

January 14, 2016

The frenzy of the holidays can reach fever pitch in the last few days of the year. Whether it’s the crush of confused travelers in an airport security line...

Getting Back on Track: My Journey from Credit Hell to Higher Ground

January 13, 2016

Financial blogger Thom Fox shares his credit origin story, and the lessons he learned early on. At age 20, a bright-eyed, naïve young man received his first credit card....

How I Destroyed My Credit (And What I Did to Turn Things Around)

January 7, 2016

Financial blogger Ash Cash shares his own personal story of early credit missteps – and how the hard truth found him. Learn how he saw the light and started...

Am I Saving Enough? Confirm Your Planning for Emergencies, Financial Goals

January 5, 2016

Financial blogger Thom Fox shares how a little forward thinking can help you stay on track toward your savings goals with enough for the rainy days along the way....

How to Obtain a RentBureau Report

January 3, 2016

Dear Experian, How do I get a free consumer report from Experian RentBureau? My landlord has found incorrect information on the service he uses. - TNY

How Can Cosigning Impact Your FICO® Score?

December 29, 2015

Financial blogger Thom Fox recalls the first time he needed a cosigner, and offers options to approach a cosign opportunity carefully. When I turned 19, it became apparent that...

Credit Monitoring and Fraud Protection

December 27, 2015

Dear Experian, I want fraud protection, but I also want to know my FICO score and have credit monitoring. Is there a program that I can get all of that? ...

Previous Mortgage Still Appearing on Credit Report

December 19, 2015

Dear Experian, We refinanced our home with a different lender and my credit report is showing I have two mortgages. How long will it take for the lender that was...

Audio: Fighting Holiday Identity Theft

December 17, 2015

Fighting fraudsters is probably one of the furthest things from your mind while decking holiday halls (along with exact metric conversions and political primaries), but don’t let good practices...

Audio: A Good FICO® Score and You

December 15, 2015

If you’re new to credit, you probably wonder what exactly it can do for you. You might be a few years away from your first big purchase like a...

Audio: How to Avoid Holiday Overspending

December 10, 2015

The holidays often seem to sneak up on us, which makes it easy to overspend. Need a few ideas to help make sure your holiday budget covers everything it...

Credit Counseling vs. Debt Settlement

December 7, 2015

Dear Experian, What is difference between credit counseling and debt settlement? - CKB

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