All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Credit Score’

Free Credit Monitoring Could Protect You Against Hackers

The recent Target hack has many people worried about the safety of using credit cards for shopping both online and in stores. If hackers are able to penetrate strong security systems such as those used by chain stores, what else are they capable of? The Target security breach leaked the credit card numbers and personal information of millions of customers. …

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Student Loans With Fixed Rates Could Help Lenders

The Fitch Group announced this week that it believes fixed-rate private student loans just might be the answer to kick-starting the loan industry. The company, though, does temper this advice with the warning that competition from variable-rate private loans and fixed-rate government loans could be a stumbling block. The Fitch Group is one of the “big three” credit rating agencies …

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Credit Score Myths Debunked [Infographic]

Looking to increase your credit score? Of course you are or you wouldn’t be reading this article. Buying power is an important part of credit health and surprise, it all depends on your credit score. What is a credit score? A credit score is a complex calculation of figures based on how much money you take in, how much money …

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