Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, August 03, 2016 3:39 pm
By Mike Cetera ·

Lenders appear to have varying policies when it comes to repeat customers, but pretty similar ones when it comes to credit checks.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 10:12 am
By Mike Cetera ·

Why you should consider checking your credit score more often than you do.

Saturday, June 25, 2016 5:55 am
By Tara Baukus Mello ·

Find out why car leasing is at its highest level on record.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 5:10 pm
By Mike Cetera ·

A low credit score can increase loan interest costs by hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars annually.

Friday, June 03, 2016 1:46 pm
By Mike Cetera ·

Here are 5 pieces of bad credit advice Trump University employees handed out — all in an alleged effort to coax people to pay thousands of dollars for investing courses.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 4:49 pm
By Mike Cetera ·

American credit card holders are simply using too much of their available credit. Here’s why that can hurt your credit score.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 4:17 pm
By Mike Cetera ·

The federal government has just issued long-awaited recommendations for how to protect both borrowers of and investors in personal loans. Here are 4.

Thursday, April 28, 2016 3:53 pm
By Mike Cetera ·

A new Equifax survey of American consumers reveals some of the misconceptions we have about credit.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 1:30 pm
By Mike Cetera ·

Fintech lenders may be thought of as catering to customers with damaged credit, but new data suggests they’ve become powerhouse lenders to consumers with fair to good credit scores.

Monday, April 11, 2016 4:12 pm
By Mike Cetera ·

Comedian John Oliver takes a decidedly NSFW whack at the big 3 credit bureaus and the number of errors contained in consumer credit reports.

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