Using Credit Reports to Stop Identity Theft

From stealing your mail and going through your trash to phony requests for personal information and ATM skimming, thieves have a number of ways to steal your identity. Stopping them can take a lot of work.  You can put a lock on your mailbox, shred your old bills, use a credit card with an EMV […] Read More

5 Ways to Improve Your Credit

Your credit score affects your ability to get a loan, get housing, and even obtain/maintain a security clearance.  Did you know that 62% of Americans have a credit score lower than 750?1 Improve your credit score with these five tips. Pay your bills on time, every time.  35% of your credit score is built on […] Read More

Millions Could See Credit Score Boost July 1

Millions of people could see their credit score automatically increase July 1, 2017, when the three major credit reporting agencies start removing tax liens and civil judgments from credit reports. Incomplete information from tax liens and judgments will be removed from credit reports, whether the information is wrong or not, through changes agreed to by […] Read More