Carmen Wong Ulrich
Jan 24, 2014 We know that credit goes way beyond the plastic in our wallets -- from how much debt we carry to paying it off on time. Now, some credit agencies are looking into using our social media information in our credit reports.
Carmen Wong Ulrich
Jan 22, 2014 A recent study shows one in 10 job applicants have been rejected because something turned up in their credit history.
Oct 4, 2013 Fixing a mistake in your credit report can be frustrating and complicated. Here's a guide to help you know where to go and what to do.
Sep 4, 2013 They say be careful what you post on social media What you do on Facebook could affect your credit score.
Aug 2, 2013 What does your credit score say about what kind of consumer you are?
Louis Barajas - Small business and personal finance expert
Jul 1, 2013 Have you ever accepted a credit offer at the register? Or do you think store cards hurt more than they help? See what are experts say and weigh in.
Feb 19, 2013 Eric Schneiderman, the attorney general for the State of New York, says not enough has changed on Wall Street since the period before 2008.
Feb 15, 2013 The Federal Trade Commission released a report saying that 42 million consumers have at least one "potentially material error" in their credit reports.
Jul 20, 2012 Around 40 percent of credit reports have mistakes on them -- and it is a pain to get them fixed. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that it will start scrutinizing credit reporting agencies.
Jun 7, 2012 I am a graduate student in my mid-20s who has never had a credit card. While I have been able to get by without one, I have finally reached a stage in my personal and professional life where not having one has become a real inconvenience (when trying to reserve a rental car, for example). I would be grateful for advice on the cards, or kinds of cards, that I should seek or avoid for a first credit card -- as well as whether I'm likely to receive one, and (if not) what I can do to make myself a better candidate. Stephanie, Minneapolis, MN