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Every reason to check your credit report before the end of the year, even if your credit is excellent
Considering you can check your credit reports for free each year at AnnualCreditReport.com, there's no reason not to protect yourself.
You should get in the habit of regularly checking your three credit reports. Ideally, you'd do this at least once a quarter if not once a month.
After getting engaged, the author started paying down debt and raising her credit score. A feature on the Credit Karma app made a huge difference.
Credit Karma is safe to use and employs a few strategies to protect your data, including bank-level encryption and a dedicated security team.
It's not impossible to rent an apartment with bad credit, but it will likely take more money up front, a co-signer, or a roommate to do it.
What is a hard inquiry? It dings your credit score every time you want to borrow money, but it’s not a bad thing
A hard inquiry gives a lender a full look at your credit report, but may negatively influence your credit score as a result.
What is a FICO score? It's a number that can make a difference in your financial life — here's how to check it and what to look for.
Knowing how to read a credit report is an important part of having a healthy financial life. Keep track of your scores a get free reports annually.
There are 2 free ways to safeguard your identity after a massive data breach like Capital One’s: freeze your credit or set up a fraud alert
If you think your information has been stolen, you have two options to protect against future fraud: set up a fraud alert or freeze your credit.
100 million Capital One credit-card customers have had their data hacked. Here’s what you should do instead of freaking out.
Capital One reported that it was hit with a data breach affecting 100 million users in the US. Here's what to do, according to a financial planner.