Can a divorce hurt your credit? If you are going through a divorce, take steps to protect your credit.
Establishing a good credit history early in life is very important. Take the opportunity to teach your kids to be fiscally responsible so that they may develop good credit and be positioned for the big things later on.
Information about the Federal PLUS loan program available to parents attempting to help finance their child’s college education…
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.
As part of our section on consumer credit historical perspectives, we have compiled a brief history of credit unions. For history buffs, this is quite interesting as credit unions date all the way back to the 1800’s…
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.