Equifax Data Breach Alert!

On September 7, 2017, Equifax announced a major data breach that could affect 143,000,000 people.1  That’s almost half the nation.  Rest assured, we’ve got the details on what was stolen, how you can see if you’re affected, and next steps, so you can move forward with confidence. What was stolen? From mid-May through July, thieves […] Read More

Common Bills Affected by Your Credit

Late bill payments can hurt your credit score, and a low credit score, in turn, can lead to being charged higher interest rates for things you buy via credit, which can increase your monthly bills. It’s a vicious cycle that can best be avoided by paying bills on time, since your history of payments is […] Read More

Improve Your Credit Score by Raising Your Credit Limit

There are a few times when you may need a higher spending limit on your credit card: an unexpected expense, such as a car repair, trip to a hospital emergency room, or a broken washer and dryer set that you want to replace immediately, for example. But increasing your credit limit can help in another […] Read More