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Most Americans fear fraud, but few took action.
A judgment can mean seven years of bad luck for credit. Will it prevent a home purchase?
You don’t have to close your card account to guard against fraud. You have options.
After a foreclosure, your credit record is affected for years. What if you co-signed?
Canceling a credit card can impact your credit score in these four ways.
A negative event on your credit report doesn’t define you. Here’s one story and how to rebuild.
If you file bankruptcy and jointly own a home and a car, your partner’s credit could be hit.
Your brother says it’s a bad idea to pay off your card when you make a purchase. Is he right?
Unemployed, but getting Social Security? Credit may not be the answer if you want to stay out of debt.
Your pending marriage might bind the two of you together, but it won’t merge your credit reports.
Ignoring medical bills could leave your credit in more pain than you went to the doctor for.