Student debt is topping $1.4 trillion dollars.
The New York Fed says fewer kinds of missed payments are showing up on credit scores.
Home equity loans have become harder to obtain since the financial crisis.
Compared to other credit cards, a new report out this morning from creditcards.com suggests gas station credit cards often carry higher interest rates and fewer rewards. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
Mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac consider one credit score when determining the creditworthiness of mortgage applicants: FICO. Some members of Congress want to change that by adding a provision to a bank deregulation bill that would require…
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The Massachusetts senator thinks the credit-rating agency got off easy.
Most people say they care about credit card security. They just don’t take time to deal with it before it’s too late. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
Critics of the program have likened it to an Orwellian creation or an episode of the TV series "Black Mirror."
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From credit basics to great perks, "The Points Guy" Brian Kelly gives his best credit tips.
Americans’ credit scores are averaging way higher, around 700 according to a new report from FICO. Credit agencies are also cleaning up their rolls and getting old or bad data off people’s reports. Plus, many people who went into bankruptcy…