Tagged With Credit Report

A good credit history is the gatekeeper to financial opportunity. Here are 3 expert-recommended ways to protect yours.

Here are 5 common credit myths I've heard after 22 years at Experian teaching people about it

If you lost your job and are struggling to make ends meet, it could be worth adding a note to your credit report

Every reason to check your credit report before the end of the year, even if your credit is excellent

How often should I check my credit report? Once a year probably isn't enough

My free Credit Karma app helped my credit score spike by 50 points overnight

Is Credit Karma safe? What you need to know before signing up

How to rent an apartment with not-so-great credit

What you need to know about your FICO score and how to build good credit

How to read a credit report to find out if you're in good standing

There are 2 free ways to safeguard your identity after a massive data breach like Capital One's: freeze your credit or set up a fraud alert

100 million Capital One credit-card customers have had their data hacked. Here's what you should do instead of freaking out.

After a Capital One data breach compromised 100 million card applications, here's how to check your credit to see if your personal info is being used by someone else

Making a quick phone call after checking my credit fixed a $12,000 error and increased my credit score by 100 points

What is a hard inquiry? It dings your credit score every time you want to borrow money, but it's not a bad thing

How to dispute a credit report error to improve your credit

How to get your credit report for free

How to request an increase on your credit limit to improve your credit score

What is a good credit score? It depends whether you're asking VantageScore or FICO

Freezing your credit after the Equifax breach won't prevent the most common type of identity theft -- here's what will