JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Ally Financial will offer free FICO scores to customers. Discover already does so, and Citigroup has plans, too.
The law requires credit bureaus to show you your credit report for free -- but not your credit score. Here's a way to get around that for just a buck.
When credit repair is your No. 1 priority, working within a faulty system can be frustrating. Here are five common errors you should be aware of.
Some important aspects of your financial health aren't reported to credit bureaus and won't result in a bad credit score.
Specialty reports are one more way it seems that everyone is keeping tabs on you. They may hold the reason if you're denied insurance or an apartment.
Don't obsess about new credit. Avoid the issue altogether by checking for preapproved or prequalified credit.
There were at least 210,000 complaints about recurring charges for credit monitoring that couldn't be stopped. There's a $22 million settlement in the case.
Nicki Minaj may be used to exposing her personal assets, but one she didn't expect recently got published, causing her some big credit problems.
How much do you pay in interest for all that stuff over your lifetime? A cool new tool offers estimates and shows how better credit scores help lower costs.
Even the president isn't immune from credit card issues -- like having your card declined while on a date with the first lady.
Anna amassed $12,000 of credit card debt while unemployed, but she successfully turned her finances around later with a little help from balance transfers.
Not all plastic cards are created equal. Not all of them treat you the same, either. Millennials, we're especially speaking to you.
Americans still have a long way to go to get the real credit improvement they should strive for.
Seemingly minor issues on your credit report could hurt your credit. Check carefully -- you're among the 73% who actually check your credit report, right?
Americans are doing a better job of making timely credit card payments, even as many lenders extend credit to more people with less-than-stellar credit.
FICO's new change to its scoring model could help millions of Americans with unpaid medical bills in collections.
Delinquent debt is rampant among Americans, a new report finds, and some consumers don't even know that they're behind in payments and hurting their credit.
My credit score dropped 30 points even though I was doing everything I was supposed to. But it's what I wasn't doing that hurt me.
Even if you're vigilant about paying bills, a delinquent debt could be dragging down your credit score. Here's what you should know.
Acquiring -- and wisely using -- a credit card will help set college students up for a healthy financial future.