August 3, 2017

US senator steps in to help man clear credit report of errors

ASHLAND, MO (KCTV) – A Missouri man’s three-year quest to clear his credit report of errors is finally close to being resolved after a U.S. senator […]
July 10, 2017

Accuracy Problems on Credit Reports

Recently posted on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureaus website:  “Accuracy problems at consumer reporting agencies: Examiners continue to find accuracy problems at one or more of the […]
July 10, 2017

Debt Negotiation – Do It Yourself, or Have it Done For You

When you are in serious trouble because you cannot repay your credit cards or personal loans, you put yourself in jeopardy. Did you know that the […]
July 10, 2017

Do You Need An Alternative Identity Number?

You have probably heard the buzz at some point:  “there are ways to create an alternative tax identification number”.  So I felt it was important to […]
July 10, 2017

Congress Contemplates Reasons and Fixes for 40 Million Credit Report Mistakes

Congressman Lacy Clay and Donna Perkins photographed at an event August 5th as a fundraiser for Congressman Clay’s reelection.  At this event, Ms Perkins was representing […]
July 10, 2017

40 Million People in US Affected by Innacuracies on Their Credit Reports Says 60 Minutes

In an “industry sponsored” report provided to the federal government, Equifax, TransUnion and Experian claim that 95% of people in the US are “satisfied” with the […]
July 10, 2017

Red Flag Rules Part Two

Who must comply with the Red Flag Rules?  Banks, Credit Unions, financial institutions, and creditors if they have “covered accounts”.  Covered accounts means any entity which […]
July 10, 2017

Red Flag Rules of Identity Theft, Part One

What are Red Flag Rules?  This concept is not to be confused with “Red Lining”.  Red Flag Rules tell you how to develop and implement an […]
July 10, 2017

Your Kids & Credit – Part Two: Where to Start

It’s The Little Things. When kids get into the first grade, they are introduced to coins. They are taught their amounts, how to count coins, and […]
July 7, 2017

Your Kids & Money – Part One: Where To Start

As a responsible parent, it is important to teach your kids about the wonders and pitfalls of money management. But if you are in financial trouble […]
July 7, 2017

Father’s Day Credit Ideas

Father’s Day is so special, I’m thinking of my dad at the same time I am thinking about my son who is a dad.  How different […]
July 7, 2017

Creditors or Collectors May Be Violating Your Rights!

If you have ongoing debt problems, you probably are getting creditor or collector phone calls to your home, office, friends or family…which can be a real […]
July 7, 2017

Credit Restoration Myth #12: Paying Old Debts Removes Negatives

(Note to consumers:  This is the twelfth in a series regarding common misconceptions about credit repair or credit restoration.  The information contained is deemed to be […]
July 6, 2017

Credit Restoration Myth #11: My Score = My Getting New Credit

(Note to consumers:  This is the eleventh in a series regarding common misconceptions about credit repair or credit restoration.  The information contained is deemed to be […]
July 6, 2017

Credit Restoration Myth #10: Cash For Everything = Good Credit

(Note to consumers:  This is the tenth in a series regarding common misconceptions about credit repair or credit restoration.  The information contained is deemed to be […]
July 6, 2017

Credit Restoration Myth #9: Credit Cards Paid Off Each Month = High Credit Score

(Note to consumers:  This is the nintht in a series regarding common misconceptions about credit repair or credit restoration.  The information contained is deemed to be […]
July 6, 2017

Credit Restoration Myth #8: Applying For New Credit Will Drop My Score

(Note to consumers:  This is the eighth in a series regarding common misconceptions about credit repair or credit restoration.  The information contained is deemed to be […]
July 6, 2017

Credit Restoration Myth #7: My Privacy Will Be Affected by Credit Scoring

(Note to consumers:  This is the seventh in a series regarding common misconceptions about credit repair or credit restoration.  The information contained is deemed to be […]
July 5, 2017

Credit Restoration Myth #6: Minorities Get Short Changed By Credit Scoring

(Note to consumers:  This is the sixth in a series regarding common misconceptions about credit repair or credit restoration.  The information contained is deemed to be […]
July 4, 2017

Credit Restoration Myth #5: Bankruptcy Ruins My Credit for 7-10 Years

(Note to consumers:  This is the fifth in a series regarding common misconceptions about credit repair or credit restoration.  The information contained is deemed to be […]
July 4, 2017

Credit Restoration Myth #4: I Can Do Credit Repair Myself

(Note to consumers:  This is the fourth in a series regarding common misconceptions about credit repair or credit restoration.  The information contained is deemed to be […]
July 4, 2017

Credit Restoration Myth #3: Paying Off Old Debts Will Remove Negatives On My Credit Reports

(Note to consumers:  this is third in a series on debunking credit repair and credit restoration myths.  The information contained herein is deemed to be accurate, […]
July 4, 2017

Credit Restoration Myth #2: Credit Bureaus Keep Derrogatories on My Credit Report for 7-10 Years

(Note to consumers:  This is the second in a series regarding common misconceptions about credit repair or credit restoration.  The information contained is deemed to be […]
July 4, 2017

Credit Restoration Myth #1: Information on My Credit Report Cannot Be Changed

(Note to consumers:  This is the first in a series regarding common misconceptions about credit repair or credit restoration.  The information contained is deemed to be […]
July 4, 2017

Pay Day Loans Resolved

Let’s face it…you got into a bind.  You needed a quick infusion of cash.  You went to a money broker, commonly called a Pay Day Loan […]
July 4, 2017

Business Credit Funding Suite is Here!

The business credit and funding suite is the most comprehensive funding system available in the world today.  Through the funding suite, business owners have unprecedented access […]
July 4, 2017

Is Business Credit A Real Possibility?

Business credit is a wondrous thing.  Most people don’t understand just how wondrous it can be!  Business owners can build an exceptional business credit profile for […]
July 4, 2017

Is Credit Repair A Scam?

There is so much negative information on the net these days regarding credit repair.  It’s hard to tell the good guys from the bad guys.  Articles […]
July 4, 2017

Joint Credit: Should You or Shouldn’t You?

When you are single and apply for a credit card, house or car, you are the only one responsible.  You are the one that affects your […]
July 4, 2017

ATM Charges & Bank Fees: Are You Fully Informed?

Back before 1988, there were no ATM charges.  Afterwards, a Nevada bank started charging a bank fee for withdrawals made on a bank other than its […]
July 4, 2017

Drowning in Student Loan Payments?

With more than one trillion dollars in current student loans, and climbing, there are literally thousands of students who are under water on their payments.  You […]
July 4, 2017

Do You Need Help Deciding On A Student Loan?

Did you know that students loans in our country are now more than one trillion dollars?  That is more than the total credit card debt and […]
July 4, 2017

Fair Access to Credit Scores Proposed Legislation

In 2013, a new law is being brought before Legislators to help consumers better review and understand their credit scores.   This new amendment to the Fair […]
July 4, 2017

Fighting Financial Elder Abuse

During National Consumer Protection Week, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced they are putting their attention on Financial Elder Abuse.  This is a national epidemic, […]
July 4, 2017

Help! A Creditor is Suing Me…What Now!

All too often in these economic times, consumers are getting hit with lawsuits from creditors.  Faced with mounting defaults on credit card payments, car loan payments […]
June 28, 2017

Miniscule # of Complaints About Credit Repair in 2012

The Federal Trade Commission[1], who along with the help of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, has long been the watchdog of the credit repair industry.  In […]
June 28, 2017

“60 Minutes" Expose on Credit Reporting

It’s official!  The state of our credit has made national news!  60 Minutes did an expose on the state of the nations credit histories for our […]
June 28, 2017

The Outrageous Cost of a "Fair" or "Poor" Credit Score

What most people don’t really realize is the “cost” of having a mediocre or poor credit score.  They go on their merry way paying whatever the […]
June 28, 2017

Credit Cards Dominate Consumer Reports – Credit Repair

Dec 13 2012:  By Nicholas Owens, Guest Columnist Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report details how the nation’s largest credit bureaus manage consumer data Credit cards dominate […]
June 28, 2017

Are You Underbanked? Try Second Chance Checking Accounts

There are at least two versions of the word “underbanked”: 1)   Those who have had a checking account closed by the bank.  This usually occurs when […]
June 28, 2017

Primary vs. Secondary Identity Data – Do You Know The Score?

Credit reports can be mysterious documents to read and understand.  In this section, we will dissect the document by sections so you can become more familiar […]
June 28, 2017

How Will the CFPB Affect Your Credit?

Did you know that at least 85% of credit reports in the United States have errors?  Do you understand what those errors mean to you?  Well, […]
June 28, 2017

A New Credit Report For Mortgage Lenders

It was announced recently that a new credit report would be available to the public and lenders.  In a partnership between Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO) and […]
June 21, 2017

Do You Have The “RIGHT” Score?

Some people don’t have that “right score” so they are denied rights that they normally should have, like getting a loan approved or a new credit […]
June 21, 2017

Credit Repair and Bankruptcy

Many people ask us “will bankruptcy completely screw up our credit report”?  The answer is, of course, complicated.  The short answer is “yes”, and the longer […]
June 21, 2017

Is Your Credit Score "High" Enough?

We are in a world where everything we do is out there on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and every other kind of social media. Our lives are […]

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