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Britain Set to Spend Over £6Bn on Credit in Lead-Up to Xmas
Noddle (free for life credit report service) issues Christmas warning with fears millions will be paying off Christmas well into 2014 Study shows a third will rely on credit to get through the festive season and will spend almost £400 on credit cards, overdrafts and loans A third said they overspent last Christmas with 80% of those saying they had to make cut backs on things like food and …
Credit card companies offer free credit scores
Want to check your credit score? It might be included on your next credit card statement. The FICO score, which is widely used by lenders to gauge your financial health, should be checked before applying …
Free credit score helps consumers
Three credit card issuers – Discover, Barclaycard US and First Bankcard – have signed up to allow some 35 million cardholders to check their FICO scores every month at no cost. Besides those three credit card companies, more lenders are expected to sign up.
What to do when you find a lost credit card
Good Samaritans can actually make things worse if they take the wrong action. Read our surprising list of do's and don'ts for handling lost credit cards
How an Online Rant Can Hurt Your Credit
Merchants may not enjoy negative online customer feedback, but what can they do about it, fine you? And can negative feedback also hurt your credit?
Quicken Loans Named #1 Workplace in Michigan by Detroit Free Press for Fourth Consecutive Year
DETROIT, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Detroit-based Quicken Loans, the nation's largest online mortgage lender, and sister company Quizzle.com, a consumer technology debt management web business, have been named the #1 'Top Workplace in Michigan' by the Detroit Free Press for the fourth consecutive year. Quicken Loans has more than doubled its size since moving to downtown Detroit in 2010, and …
4 Tips to Protect Your Credit During the Holidays
How about the news that someone has used your information to open a credit card in your name? Fraud and identity theft have taken top honors the past few years when it comes to types of complaints submitted to the Federal Trade Commission. In 2012, fraud and identity theft accounted for 70 percent of total complaints, according to the Consumer Sentinel Network, an online database of consumer …
Firms offer free FICO credit scores
NEW YORK — Want to check your credit score? It might be included on your next credit card statement.
I'm Terrified of Ruining My Credit Score
“I’m terrified of ruining my credit,” a friend said to me recently. While it’s important to maintain strong credit, there are a few things to keep in mind.