Trying to keep up with the Jones’ can be very expensive and an effort that could leave you bankrupt. Is it worth it?
If you feel that you have been denied credit based on discriminatory practices, you have rights that you should know about.
If you have bad credit and you notice anything on your credit report that appears inaccurate or out of date – dispute it!
Have you ever wondered how a loan officer arrives at a decision as to whether to lend you money? We discuss the factors that affect those decisions so that you can be prepared before you apply.
How to use your home’s equity for financing home improvements and remodeling.
Home equity loans and lines of credit are a must for homeowners. You need an available credit line to make crucial repairs or upgrades.
How did lending and financing begin? Here is a brief history of how formal lending came in to being, and how it has changed over the years.
Where did the first credit card come from? How was it used and who was allowed to use it? The history of consumer credit is very interesting, and in this piece we talk about the history of the plastic piece: credit cards.
Article about the earliest forms of credit and charge accounts…long before there were credit cards.
How did credit reporting come about? Here is a brief history of how the credit scoring system came into being, and how it has changed over the years.