The Consumerist has a good highlight of (yes) another article about how credit repair agencies are ripoffs. I always wondered who would need these types of services, and even considered starting my own (in a split-second lapse of conscience). Perhaps … [Read more...] about Be your own credit repair service
CREDIT REPORT FOR CLEVER DUDE Name: Clever Dude SSN: 123-45-6789 Address: 223 Funnypants Alley, Knickerbuppy, MD 22222 Account Information: Creditor: King of Debt at We're in Debt Type of Loan: Credit Score Bumpage Account Status: … [Read more...] about Carnival of Credit Report Stories #4
Clever Dude (that's me!) will be hosting the 4th Carnival of Credit Report Stories next Wednesday, March 28th. Thanks Lulugal! If you have an article or story about credit reports, credit scores, monitoring or protecting your credit, or anything … [Read more...] about Get your credit stories in by midnight tonight!
It's a new year, and you know what that means? You get 3 free credit reports again! One from each reporting agency: Equifax, Experian and TransUnion. Get your free credit report(s) from the government site at: www.annualcreditreport.com But … [Read more...] about Don’t forget your free credit report!
Thanks to Shawn for reminding me about some web sites out there that help reduce that unwanted junk mail from your mailbox (the paper kind, not e-mail). I get at least 5-10 letters, mostly to me, some to my wife, each week stating "You're qualified … [Read more...] about Save a forest & protect your identity at the same time
Ok, so if your credit cards were filing cabinets, and each charge was its own folder, would you have 1 cabinet? 5 cabinets? 20 cabinets? How about folders? 1, 10, 100, or more? I admit it. I have a few cabinets. Right now, all my folders are in … [Read more...] about Got too much credit card debt? Rotate It!