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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Credit Curious: Top Tips from Budgeting Experts

June 22, 2015

When your budget needs a tune-up, it usually means one of two things: either it’s been a while since you looked at it, or things have recently changed in...

Setting a Budget for Summer Travel: Survey Results

June 16, 2015

Taking a summer vacation is one of life’s simplest pleasures. Whether your travels take you to places foreign and exotic or domestic and serene, it is important to set...

Paying Off Student Loans to Enjoy Life After College

June 16, 2015

Financial blogger Thom Fox reminds us that everyone learns about the power of credit at some point. Discover how pursuing higher education later on gave him a different approach...

Your Credit and Housing: Survey Results

June 11, 2015

For many of us, buying a home is the single biggest purchase we’ll ever make. It also happens to be one of those crucial moments where it’s essential to...

Infographic: What’s Right When Your Identity is Stolen: Credit Freeze or Fraud Alert?

June 9, 2015

You discover that your identity has been compromised – what’s your next step? Maybe your information was part of a data breach, or your wallet was stolen. Either way, there are...

Establishing Credit as a New Graduate: a First-Timer’s Guide

June 4, 2015

Financial blogger Ash Cash shares his guide to getting familiar with credit basics. Learning the ground rules today can come in handy down the road. In today’s world, if...

What Are the 10 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make With Your Credit?

June 2, 2015

Good credit can literally open doors for you – like the doors to a new house or car. But bad credit can slam those same doors shut, lock them and...

Credit Scores are Not Included in Credit Reports

June 1, 2015

Dear Experian, I got my credit report, but where is my credit score? How do I get it? - JLE

Will I Qualify For That Car Loan?

May 28, 2015

New vehicles can bring new credit responsibilities. Financial blogger Ash Cash shares tips on what you’ll need to consider when planning ahead for a new car loan. Buying a...

Credit Myths Debunked: Learning About Credit Misconceptions

May 26, 2015

Conquering bad information is never easy. Learn how financial blogger Kem Washington learned credit truths for herself to build credit confidence. I knew little to nothing about the importance...

3 Must-know Facts about Credit and VA Loans

May 22, 2015

When you need to know more about what your service can do for you when it comes to home ownership, get clued in with these big ideas from Chris...

Video: What Do Lenders See When They Check My Credit?

May 21, 2015

What do lenders see when they request your credit report? It may surprise you to know that it may differ somewhat from what you see when you check your...