Every year, he makes a list and checks it twice. He notes who’s naughty or nice.
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/4275722518/in/photostream/”] For the next few weeks, Wells Fargo customers can get a free credit score by visiting any bank branch in the U.S.Since credit scores are typically sold by credit reporting agencies separately from reports (which are free once a year), Wells Fargo’s offer is great at face […]
Wonks love to speculate on what factors could make or break the 2012 election, especially in those eight all-important swing states.
Time to debunk another credit score myth: You have only one number to worry about.
Credit card companies are routinely blamed for giving college students more financial power than they can handle, and we have all heard horror stories about rampant debt on America’s campuses. Are these criticisms valid?
The Obama administration might have convinced colleges to get more transparent about the risks of taking out loans, but that doesn’t mean life after graduation will be any easier.
[credit provider=”Sparktography via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/sparktography/64946783/”] So, you’ve monitored your credit and suddenly something isn’t adding up. It may be a line of credit you never recall applying for, or that your bank reported a slew of late payments you know you made on time.Whatever it is, the next step is […]
If you’ve been complaining about soaring gas prices lately, just be glad you’re not hauling kids to soccer practice in Turkey, where fuel goes for more than $9 per gallon.
All but four major U.S. banks passed last month’s stress test, but what about the consumers buried by credit debt at home?
How much would it cost to live the way Don Draper does on “Mad Men” circa 1962? Credit Sesame ran the numbers and unsurprisingly, it’d be insanely expensive.
We finally got the last word on whether your crummy credit score can hurt your shot at getting a job (hint: it won’t), but that’s not the only credit myth making the rounds among consumers.
Right before the housing bubble burst and ushered in the 2008 foreclosure crisis, consumers were living in their homes for just six years on average.
Of the 40 fastest growing economies in the world, the US made a pretty poor showing, according to data complied by CreditSesame.com. Texas was home to the only two American metro areas to make the cut – Houston and Dallas.
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/5757699845/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Credit expert John Ulzheimer took to Credit Sesame’s blog today to debunk one of the most pervasive myths in the credit world: That an applicants’ poor credit score will somehow affect their chances at scoring a job.”I’ve often called the credit score and employment myth the unicorn […]
Not sure what where to take your date this holiday? Let Credit Sesame’s Date Decider do the hard work for you.
Ever wondered just how U.S. consumers got so hooked on plastic that we amassed a whopping $794 million in debt?
[credit provider=”Vivian Giang”] Credit may be a big part of most consumers’ lives, but that doesn’t mean everyone fully understands the industry.”For many people, credit is a weird thing,” says Todd Albery, CEO of credit education site Quizzle.com. He believes many consumers are intimidated by the notion that there is […]