Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, July 07, 2015 6:05 am
By Jean Chatzky ·

Here’s a tour of your credit report in four steps.

Thursday, June 11, 2015 6:05 am
By Janet Reusch ·

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.

Wednesday, June 03, 2015 12:41 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

But there’s still some work to be done to get more Americans to recognize the importance of their credit report and score.

Friday, May 22, 2015 2:17 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

The three big bureaus will pay a fine and change how information is added, reviewed and removed from credit reports.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 6:05 am
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

A new study suggests young folk can still pay off other loans — and score more financing, too — despite those burgeoning balances.

Thursday, May 07, 2015 3:00 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

A new report finds black, Hispanic and low-income consumers are more likely to have no credit score.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 11:00 am
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

The analytics company is expanding its Open Access program, getting free credit scores to more Americans.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 7:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

More consumers are purchasing new and used cars with auto loans, and those loans are for higher amounts and longer terms.

Monday, April 06, 2015 6:28 am
By Jeanine Skowronski ·

FICO says it’s working on a new credit-scoring system for consumers with thin-to-no credit files

Monday, March 09, 2015 8:00 am
By Jean Chatzky ·

The answer depends on what you’re applying for.

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