TransUnion Launches Credit Monitoring App for iPhone

More consumers are banking, keeping track of their finances and making purchases with their smartphones, so why not monitor your credit reports as well. TransUnion, one of the three major credit bureaus, hopes to expand its base of subscribers who

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  • 4th Sep, 2013

Improve the Security of Your Online Banking

Online banking is an excellent way to save time as well as cash. Most big banks now offer online banking or, at minimum, access to your account information online, and for the daring consumer: some banks are only accessible online,

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  • 28th Aug, 2013

5 Reasons it’s Time to Refinance Your Mortgage

There are lots of excellent reasons to refinance. With flexible rate, lower price, and 0 percent down options, conventional loan programs like 30-year or 15-year fixed-rate mortgages do not always enable us to match our fiscal targets. Now, even lowering

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  • 28th Aug, 2013

How to Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft Threats

Did you know that  there are 10 million victims of identity theft in the U.S. each year alone . That’s an astounding 27,400 cases every day or 1,140 people every hour who have their identity stolen What’s even more upsetting

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  • 23rd Aug, 2013

Credit Card Secrets the Banks Don’t Want You to Know.

You’re probably unaware of it, but the credit card companies can use some sneaky tactics on occasion to try and squeak out a few more days of interest charges every month.  This may not seem like much over a short

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  • 23rd Aug, 2013

How to Apply for a Credit Card with a Cosigner

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Before February 22, 2010, very few restrictions stopped a person from getting credit cards. Most adults with decent credit and some form of income could receive approval without much effort. It wasn’t surprising to see consumers with three or more

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  • 14th Aug, 2013

5 credit issues that won’t damage your credit score

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Depleting your banking account and losing your employment will not immediately change your credit score for the worse. Neither will not paying your rent. Actually, you might be in jail facing homicide charges, but providing your debts  were paid on moment,

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  • 15th Jul, 2013

How to Pick the Best Cash Back Credit Card

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Opening a brand new cash back credit card is a fantastic method to begin getting a little something back for the purchases you make. If used prudently, you can earn points for every dollar you spend and redeem them for

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  • 10th Jul, 2013

Getting Your Credit Reports & Scores

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While you’re cleaning up your debt, order copies of your credit reports, which are free, and your credit scores, which cost about $15, since the information contained in them will directly affect the interest rates you’re offered on credit cards,

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  • 28th Jun, 2013