Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, August 01, 2014 3:41 pm
By Jeanine Skowronski · Bankrate.com

The TransUnion reports contain context and highlights to help users understand the state of their credit.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 7:00 am
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

Renters who want to become homeowners may improve their chances of getting a mortgage when their rent payments are reported to the credit bureaus, shows a recent study.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 10:28 am
By Polyana da Costa · Bankrate.com

Which would you pay first: credit cards bills or the mortgage?

Monday, December 09, 2013 4:08 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Are you still on budget? Take a few minutes to take stock of your holiday spending so far.

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.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 5:14 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

Americans place the same weight on paying home loans as credit cards, a new trend.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 5:06 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

The percentage of credit card holders at least 90 days past due on their accounts fell to its second-lowest reading.

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.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 5:12 pm
By Janna Herron · Bankrate.com

As the economy picks up speed, credit card delinquencies are dropping, according to a new report by TransUnion.

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