How to Dispute Errors in Your Credit Report [Infographic]

How to Dispute Errors in Your Credit Report [Infographic]

According to a study by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), one in five consumers have a potentially material error in their credit report that paints them as a higher risk than they actually are. So effectively disputing errors in your credit report is a valuable skill. Here’s how to go about it:...

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Cosigning On A Credit Card Or Loan – Credit Building Blocks

Cosigning On A Credit Card Or Loan – Credit Building Blocks

Building credit can be challenging—particularly if you’re young, new to the world of credit, or if you’ve experienced credit issues in the past. You need a history of using credit responsibly in order to get credit, yet you need to be extended credit in order to establish a reliable credit history. So how do you get around this seeming Catch 22? One option is to add a cosigner. What Is a Cosigner? A cosigner on an unsecured personal loan—a loan based on creditworthiness instead of collateral, such as an unsecured credit card or student loan—is...

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Guide to Safe Online Shopping

Guide to Safe Online Shopping

Online shopping is, without a doubt, one of the most convenient ways to shop. No lines or crowds. No searching for a parking spot or...Continue Reading

Spending Money While Traveling Abroad

Spending Money While Traveling Abroad

What is the best way to take money abroad? From currency conversion to using a credit or debit card abroad, there are numerous charges and...Continue Reading

Leasing vs. Buying A Car: What To Consider

Leasing vs. Buying A Car: What To Consider

Ready for a new car? Whether it’s your first or your fifth, getting a new car can be an exciting prospect. But you’ll...Continue Reading

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

This material is for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified tax advisor, attorney or financial advisor. Readers should consult with their own tax advisor, attorney or financial advisor with regard to their personal situations.