Do You Qualify for Any of January’s Class-Action Settlements?

January 8, 2021 Penny Matthews 0

The New Year brings new opportunities to seek restitution for wrongs committed in previous months and even years. Take a look at this month’s list of class-action settlements to see if any of these offers will let you add some cha-ching to your pocket as you ring in 2021. UnityPoint Health: Data Breach Anyone who […]

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How Is a Fraud Alert Different from a Credit Freeze or Lock?

January 7, 2021 Penny Matthews 0

Hackers steal more than 1 million records globally every hour. And improvements in technology make it easier—not harder—all the time for cyber thieves to access your personal and financial information. While identity theft is a scary thought, you aren’t helpless. ExtraCredit provides tools to help you not feel helpless. Sign up for dark web monitoring… Read More

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How to Contact a Real Person at a Credit Bureau

January 7, 2021 Penny Matthews 0

The information that credit bureaus collect affects just about every aspect of your life. Whether you’re approved for a credit card, get a good mortgage rate, can rent an apartment or even get a job – they all can hinge … Continue reading →

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Experian Credit Score vs. FICO Score

January 7, 2021 Penny Matthews 0

When you think “credit score,” you probably think “FICO.” The Fair Isaac Corporation introduced its FICO scoring system in 1989, and it has since become one of the best-known and most-used credit scoring models in the United States. But it isn’t the only model on the market. Another popular option is called VantageScore, the product… Read More

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