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How Do You Know If Your Identity Has Been Stolen?

Identity theft will likely the number one complaint to the Federal Trade Commission in 2015. I can state that with some conviction because identity theft has been the number one complaint to the FTC for the last 14 years. The question most of us wrestle with is this…how do I know my identity has been stolen?

Why Improving Your Credit Score Can Save You a Lot of Money

It’s no secret that having solid credit scores is a great way to not only grease the tracks when you’re applying for credit, but it’s also a great way to save a ton of money on things that you’re going to have to finance.

Will Paying Off Delinquent Debts Improve My Credit Score?

Credit Score and Delinquent Payments

One of the most common questions I get from consumers is whether or not paying or settling defaulted debts will improve their credit reports and credit scores.

Why Do I Have So Many Different Credit Scores?

After getting inaccurate and conflicting information a reader wrote in looking for clarification and an accurate answer about why we have so many different credit scores. John Ulzheimer, credit expert for Credit Sesame, explains. “John, I’m confused about why I seem to be getting different credit scores from different sources.  I was able to get

Do Rich People Have Higher Credit Scores Than You?

There are a number of factors that make up your credit score, but how much money you have isn’t one of them.

How to Raise Your Credit Score 100 Points in Six Months

Can you improve your credit scores 100 points in six months? It’s an aggressive improvement in a relatively short period of time — but is it possible?

How to Improve Your Credit Scores Enough to Qualify for Rock-Bottom Mortgage Rates

In order to qualify for the sub-4% mortgage interest rates screaming at you from all those news articles, you have to have very good credit scores. Here’s how to get there.