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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A consumer is exasperated because when she closed a Kohl's account months ago, the rep marked her deceased - and Experian has been slow to fix the problem.
Here are four ways you can increase your credit limits, and how each method can affect your credit score.
To follow her success, learn how to overcome seven myths about credit scores and credit card debt. The truth will free you of the shackles of high interest.
A new study estimates that $16 billion worth of credit card rewards are never redeemed. Here's how to get your share and find cards with the best programs.
Summer is the perfect time of year to kick back and relax, but don't let that leisurely attitude extend to your family's finances.