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Thom Fox is a New England-based business adviser who, for more than 20 years, has helped individuals and businesses work to secure a brighter economic future.

Articles by Thom Fox

Synthetic Identity Theft: Can You Spot its Risk Factors?

October 7, 2016

Synthetic identity theft is harder to combat. Find out what you should be doing to protect your information.

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 or Debit: Which Is Better for You?

December 1, 2015

Financial blogger Thom Fox explains how credit and debit are used similarly, but differ in specific, important ways. The recent recession, or “economic downturn”, took a toll on families....

How Long Do Inquiries Impact My Scores?

November 17, 2015

As a business advisor, I work with a variety of people. When they find out I am also a personal finance expert, I get a lot of questions about...

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...