Seniors can take a proactive step against ID theft by placing a security freeze on their credit reports.
The national average FICO score is at an all-time high — and scores have been rising steadily for years.
Victims of ID theft who get free credit monitoring services won’t have to report the value of those services as taxable income, according to the IRS.
Is Facebook working on a plan that would let creditors use your social media connections to determine your creditworthiness?
Each year, criminals use the identities of 2.5 million deceased Americans to establish fraudulent credit accounts, according to data from ID Analytics.
Bankrate’s recent Money Pulse survey finds that the affluent pay more attention to their credit. You should, too.
The affected consumers include 19.7 million former, current and prospective federal employees who applied for a background investigation, and 1.8 million of their family members.
Here’s a tour of your credit report in four steps.
Time to change the password guarding your passwords.
Attention credit boycotters: Living off the grid could come back to bite you. You may think you’re being fiscally responsible, but this can actually be costly.