credit scores

Good credit score secrets

Even though it's more important than ever to be familiar with your credit score and what affects that crucial number, experts say a lot of Americans...

FICO Wants Banks to Tell You Your Credit Score

Would you trust your bank more if you knew your own credit score? The Fair Isaac Corporation, creator of the FICO score, thinks you would, and it's pushing banks to share that information with their customers.

Why aren't credit scores free anyway?

The New York Times reports on a topic that's long been a pet peeve of many financial-minded people: those pesky FreeCreditReport.com ads that are a...

Got good credit? Google wants you.

So you pop over to Google to find a flight to Albuquerque or an aquarium for your kid, and suddenly you're being hit with come-ons from luxury...

A few credit misconceptions cleared up

Apparently in honor of it being National Financial Literacy Awareness Month, a survey was recently conducted by TrueCredit.com, a credit consumer web...

How long does credit repair take?

We've been getting a lot of desperate comments from people who are seeing their credit destroyed as their personal financial lives take a nose dive....