Notorious credit-monitoring companies might be able to weasel their way into the mortgage industry.
In this secret corner of the internet, credit card numbers are sold for $100 apiece.
It can happen to anyone.
Plus: Five big mistakes to avoid.
New credit data from Experian shows how Americans fare 10 years after the financial crisis.
Plus, should you ever pay to have your poor credit fixed?
Only 1.4% of the population that has a credit score has hit the top.
Are you creating a future opportunity or a future problem?
By the time your child gets a job, they should know to avoid these traps.
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It really comes down to how you manage your debt.
Don't pay a credit monitoring company for something you can get for free.
The new credit score from FICO will consider your banking activity, too.
Closed accounts in good standing stay on your credit report for 10 years.
One is your history and the other is your grade. But that's just the beginning.
These seemingly harmless behaviors can have big consequences.
Your relationship and wallet will be better for it.
Here's the lowdown on how your credit score is calculated.
He has four tips you can use to improve your own credit, too.