Consumers increased their borrowing in March by the largest amount in nearly a year as borrowing on credit cards rebounded following two months of declines.
The score -- a huge shift from FICO -- will open up credit access to as many as 53 million consumers who do not have credit scores or credit reports.
Does income influence your credit score? Rent? Job history? Raises? Your inquiries? TransUnion finds that a lot of consumers don't know. How about you?
We've all seen the ads: Protect your credit for just $9.95 a month. Worth the money? Here are reasons why it's not.
The average interest rate increase will be 2.5 percentage points, and the minimum interest rate will be 12.99 percent. There are, of course, alternatives.
Great deals on balance transfers and low-interest credit cards will evaporate once the Federal Reserve raises rates.
Freezing your credit means your credit report can only be accessed with a personal identification number. You can thaw the freeze as needed.
Of the myriad choices, here are five of the best airline credit card deals to suit different travel styles.
Complimentary ongoing credit monitoring would pay dividends in different areas, including reducing the horrors of identity theft.
When a cashier asks whether it's debit or credit, the question may not mean exactly what you think it does.
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.
Fortunately, many trustworthy credit counseling agencies can help. Unfortunately, the debt settlement industry has many players who may leave you worse off.
When the cashier asked me how much money I make, I hesitated. I was applying for a department store card -- and she said that she had to key in a number.
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.
Credit unions should be respected for their ability to offer Americans an alternative to the mega banks. I had a different reason to join PenFed.
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.
Although many consumers are concerned about their personal data, 56 percent will still shop at retailers that experienced a data breach.
You spend 30 minutes a day on Facebook, so you surely have a minute or two more to scout out fraudulent use of your credit or debit card.
U.S. airlines are raising base fares on many domestic flights even though they are getting a windfall from lower fuel prices.
My credit card's billing dispute procedure stepped in and solved my problem when my order for a front door was misdirected and double-billed.
Staples is investigating a possible breach of payment card data, making it the latest U.S. retailer to become a possible victim of a cyberattack.
Even the president isn't immune from credit card issues -- like having your card declined while on a date with the first lady.
Starbucks says it will start letting customers across the country place orders ahead of time on their smartphones by next year.