Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, February 11, 2016 3:33 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

The IRS, Federal Trade Commission and Social Security Administration are taking steps to protect consumers from identity theft.

Friday, October 23, 2015 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Seniors are often a target for identity theft. They tend to be less digitally aware, they trust more easily and are more civic- and family-minded.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 4:45 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

The growth of store credit cards is outpacing that of bank-issued credit cards, Equifax reports.

Monday, October 07, 2013 4:19 pm
By Steve Bucci · Bankrate.com

A new way to measure credit scores could help people with minimal credit history.

Thursday, August 29, 2013 4:57 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Credit card balances increased year-over-year for the first time in five years, according to Equifax.

Monday, August 19, 2013 3:47 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

An Idaho man is suing Experian for not deleting an allegedly erroneous public record on his credit report.

Friday, June 28, 2013 3:04 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Americans can now get their FICO credit score based on their Experian credit report at myFICO.com.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 5:42 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Another study shows the imperfection of credit reporting. Almost 1 in 4 encountered problems with their credit reports.

Thursday, April 18, 2013 5:17 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Equifax is educating consumers about identity theft through a newly launched website.

Thursday, April 04, 2013 4:53 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

A second report this week provides proof that Americans continue to stay cautious with their credit cards.

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