Financial Cents: Posts About Credit Reports

How Do You Contest Errors On Your Credit Report?

In order to fix errors on your credit report, you'll have to contact the credit bureau that created the report.

Posted on: April 11, 2018


Can You Have Bad Credit Even With a Good Income?

Yes, you can! Your credit score doesn't care about how much money you make, only how much you owe and whether you can pay it back.

Posted on: April 04, 2018


Start Your New Year Out Right: Get a Credit Check!

Checking your credit report with TransUnion, Experian, or Equifax is not only free, it's an important first step to getting your finances in order.

Posted on: December 27, 2017


12 Tips for a Bad Credit Makeover (Part 1)

Even if you think your credit score is beyond repair—there are steps you can take to better your financial future today!

Posted on: June 28, 2017


Have Bad Credit? Check Your Credit Report!

Wondering why your credit score is so bad? The information you need can be found on your credit report. Here's how to get it, understand it and improve it.

Posted on: June 01, 2017


6 Common Credit Myths Debunked!

Sure, credit can seem complex. But once you separate the myths from the facts, you might be surprised how manageable it all really is. Rod Griffin, the Director of Public Education for Experian, breaks it all down for you!

Posted on: January 27, 2017


Let’s Get “Creducated”!

Do you know your credit score? More importantly, do you know how to improve it? We spoke with Rod Griffin, the Director of Public Education for Experian, for a review of the basics of credit to help you live a better, more informed financial life now!

Posted on: January 20, 2017


Is Checking your Credit Score Bad?

There are two types of credit checks: hard and soft. But what's the difference and how does it impact your wallet? Learn the truth (and the benefits) here.

Posted on: November 18, 2016


What Does a “No Credit Check” Loan Really Mean?

If you have bad credit, getting a safe, responsible loan can feel impossible. After all, any legit lender is going to run a credit check. And once they see your score, they'll just turn you down flat, right? Wrong. Learn the details about no credit check loans here.

Posted on: November 17, 2016


5 Must-Know’s Before Applying for a “No Credit Check” Loan

If you need a loan, but your credit score has you nervous, you're probably looking for a "no credit check loan." Here are the 5 must-know's before applying for a "No Credit Check Loan".

Posted on: November 11, 2016