How to Fix the Most Common Credit Report Errors

How to Fix the Most Common Credit Report Errors

You’ve probably heard about the importance of checking your credit reports regularly. It’s wise to stay current on the status of your credit so you know how well you’re doing managing it. However, an equally important reason for checking your credit report is to make sure the information contained within it is accurate. The information in your credit report comes from multiple sources, including most if not all of the entities currently extending you credit. Beginning in July of 2017, stricter rules on public record collections require each citation to include name, address, and Social Security number,...

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How Much Do You Know About Credit?

How Much Do You Know About Credit?

Did you know it’s not possible to have a credit score of zero? If you didn’t, you’re like over half of the respondents asked this question in a recent survey. This question was one of 24 true/false credit questions we ran by roughly a thousand of our card members to get a better idea of their levels of credit knowledge. Some of their responses demonstrated impressive credit savviness, while others made it clear that we—and other content creators—need to do a better job of educating our readers on certain subjects. What follows are 24...

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The Differences Between Credit Scores, Reports & Reporting Agencies

The Differences Between Credit Scores, Reports & Reporting Agencies

As credit scores have become more available and accessible, consumer interest in them has grown—but so has consumer confusion. Most people don’t understand...Continue Reading

3 Reasons Credit Cards Can Be Better Than Cash When Traveling

3 Reasons Credit Cards Can Be Better Than Cash When Traveling

Do you plan on vacationing abroad soon? If so, consider using a credit card instead of cash as much as possible when traveling in other...Continue Reading

Is There a Best Day to Pay Your Credit Card Bill?

Is There a Best Day to Pay Your Credit Card Bill?

If you were hoping to learn that, say, Wednesday is the best day to pay your credit card bill, we’re sorry to disappoint you....Continue Reading

How a Loved One’s Death Could Impact You Financially

How a Loved One’s Death Could Impact You Financially

The loss of a loved one is a time for mourning, but it’s also a time for making difficult choices. One of those decisions...Continue Reading

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