Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 8:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Payments for used car loans are on the rise, while loans to credit-challenged car buyers are not being given as freely.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 6:00 am
By Tara Baukus Mello · Bankrate.com

Convertible drivers are more educated and more affluent than the average new car buyer.

Wednesday, June 04, 2014 11:21 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

More than one-third of all identity theft happens to people older than 50. Here are simple but effective ways to avoid it.

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.

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.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 5:35 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

A recent caper targeting famous people raises concerns about how easy it is to get someone else’s credit report.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 10:44 am
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Equifax confirms that four credit reports had been hacked through AnnualCreditReport.com.

Monday, February 11, 2013 4:09 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

A recent FTC study shows those correcting credit report errors got a lower interest rate on a loan.

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