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3 Ways You Can Get Your Credit Score for Free
You're entitled by law to your free annual credit reports, which are incredibly helpful in managing your credit standing. But what about your credit scores?

Why credit monitoring will not help you after a data breach
The latest data breach involving credit and debit cards, this time at Jewel-Osco and sister supermarkets, has yet another retailer advising customers to check their credit reports and offering free credit monitoring.

Get a Free Credit Report More Than Once a Year
A new service from Credit Karma provides access to your TransUnion credit report any time at no charge.

Free credit reports can help monitor debt
Credit reports are a good tool for monitoring debt.

How credit unions help raise credit scores
In the aftermath of the Great Recession, many consumers are still regaining their financial footing. To help, credit unions are offering more tools aimed at rebuilding tarnished credit scores. These tools include low-cost secured loans, free credit counseling and online debt management courses.

How to learn for free online
Technology today provides many opportunities for learning for any age, whether apps for preschoolers, podcasts for parents on the run, or certificate courses for the busy professional. Here are four ways to learn online for free.

Disputing credit report errors
It’s unfortunate, but the credit bureaus don’t always have your information correct. In fact, a 2013 Federal Trade Commission study found that one in four consumers identified errors on their credit reports that might affect their credit scores.

My Biggest Credit Card Mistake: Experts Share Their Stories
If you've ever made a mistake with your credit card, don't feel so bad! Some of the top credit card experts have made mistakes, too. Here are their stories.

J.D. Power Reports: American Express and Discover Tie for Highest Rank in Customer Satisfaction
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — American Express and Discover—two credit card issuers with very different business models—tie for the highest ranking in credit card customer satisfaction, …

Why Your Credit Card Application Was Declined
NEW YORK ( MainStreet ) — Figuring out the myriad reasons why lenders deny credit card applications can be complicated, but consumers can boost their likelihood of approval.