The Evolution of the Credit Report

January 13th, 2014

Written by Alex Bach Like all things, credit reports had a beginning, too. And like most new  inventions, it started out somewhat clunky and only improved as the years went by. Take a look at the evolution of the credit report and see how far it has come. If you’ve got a question about your credit […]

Top 6 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

December 6th, 2013

Written by Alex Bach Bad credit can effect so many aspects of your life: your interest on future loans, cars, mortgages; your employment opportunities; and more.  And the impact from a low credit score can take a while before returning you to solid numbers. Don’t let your credit score get away from you. Not to worry, […]

Best Apps to Manage Your Credit

December 3rd, 2013

Written by Alex Bach Your credit score isn’t just a number you look at once a year or something you’ll need when you buy your next car. Your credit score is much more far-reaching, effecting your eligibility for renting an apartment or getting a new job. As credit plays such an important role in today’s society, […]

Best Wallets to Thwart Electronic Pickpockets

November 9th, 2013

Written by Jenn Cosgrove A new potential for fraud is on the rise: It’s easy, however, to protect yourself. The threat exists because of the radio-frequency identification chips (RFID) or Near Field Communication (NFC) chips that are starting to be embedded in credit and debit cards. A thief can use this “swipe to pay” technology […]