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Audio: How Can I Take Better Care of My Credit?

February 2, 2016

Shaping up your finances with an early spring cleaning is a popular focus for folks looking to use tax season as a time to clear their books and start...

Paying Off Debt: How Do I Make Room in My Budget?

January 28, 2016

With the New Year well underway, it’s a logical time to ask yourself: how fit are my finances? The more debt you have, the harder it might seem to...

Audio: How Can I Plan for a Big Purchase?

January 27, 2016

If there’s anything stronger than just a chance this could be the year that you buy a new place or upgrade your vehicle, then the months leading up to...

Tax Time and ID Theft: Survey Results

January 22, 2016

Surprise – the start of 2016 means that tax time is already here. For many of us, it means looking forward to a much-anticipated annual tax return, or paying...

3 Steps to Greater Financial Health in the New Year

January 21, 2016

Ken Hevert of Fidelity joins to share wisdom on how to make 2016 your healthiest financial year yet. Learn the latest from their annual survey findings on financial resolutions,...

Credit Curious: Millennial Survey Results

January 20, 2016

We know that millennials have their own approach to many things, but how different could their thinking about credit be? Join our chat with three millennials – including Lauren...

Audio: Experian Etc. with Amanda Abella

January 19, 2016

Managing your finances isn’t something you’re born knowing about – and setting a budget for yourself is no exception. When your dreams suddenly start to include starting up that...

How to Request a Credit Report When You Are Incarcerated

January 18, 2016

Dear Experian, My fiancé is incarcerated and he wants a copy of his credit report. What can I do to help him get one? We have tried the www.annualcreditreport.com site...

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? ...

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