Credit Checks 101: the What, the When, and the Why

Not all credit checks are the same. Here's a rundown of how they can work both for and against you.

Posted on: August 01, 2019


Your Credit Score vs. Your Card Limits

How does one impact the other?

Posted on: August 01, 2019


What is Fair Credit?

Borrowers with a fair credit score have room for growth if they are willing to be persistent. 

Posted on: July 25, 2019


How to Reward Yourself for Good Financial Behavior

Treating yourself after hitting a financial goal doesn't have to mean spending some of that hard-saved dough!

Posted on: July 11, 2019


Can You Repair Bad Credit for Free? Yes and No.

If you are considering hiring a credit repair company to improve your score, you need to have all the facts before you make your decision. 

Posted on: July 09, 2019


Can You Fix Bad Credit as a 20- or 30-Something?

Millennials can often struggle financially, which is bad for their credit scores. But these tips can help build credit profiles worth texting home about!

Posted on: July 08, 2019


What to Do if You Think Your Identity Has Been Stolen

Having your identity stolen could jeopardize your credit rating and your entire financial future for years to come. Here's what you need to do.

Posted on: July 05, 2019


Am I Alone? The Number of People with Poor Credit in America

If you feel like you're part of a small minority of Americans who have poor credit, it might help to know that you're not alone—not by a long shot.

Posted on: July 03, 2019


Have Bad Credit? Here’s What That Means and How You Can You Fix It

Bad credit is usually caused by some combination of two things. And if you're going to improve your score, those two areas are what you'll need to tackle.

Posted on: July 02, 2019


How To Fix Credit Report Errors

An error on your credit report could be dragging down your credit score—and these errors are much more common than you might think!

Posted on: June 21, 2019