credit history

5 Ways to Protect Your Credit

Data breaches won't stop anytime soon, so now's the time to protect your credit before damage occurs. Here are some strategies to maintain your good name.

Time to Bury These Myths About Credit

Despite the combined efforts of personal finance experts, financial bloggers and news sites to educate consumers, some credit myths still refuse to die.

The 3 Most Common Credit Report Errors

When scouring your credit report for errors, pay attention to your address and credit limit information -- and don't gloss over simple details such as your name.

Could Your Credit Score End Your Marriage?

Couples with a greater disparity in their credit scores are more likely to break up, according to preliminary results of a study by Federal Reserve Board researchers.

6 Smart Moves to Boost Your Credit Score

Even if you're not planning on applying for a mortgage or credit card anytime soon, you need a good credit score. Here are some lesser-known strategies to help boost yours.