A new infographic from Experian illustrates the generational gap that exists when it comes to credit scores.
An analysis of credit scores nationwide shows where to look for the rebound in consumer spending, borrowing and confidence.
Rest assured, changing banks shouldn’t have any effect on your credit score as long as you don’t apply for a new credit card at the same time you’re opening up a new savings or checking account.
You probably won’t go to hell for committing one of these “card”-inal sins, but the financial situation you will find yourself in afterwards can certainly cause some pain to your pocketbook.
Americans constantly estimate their financial situation, and they often do it incorrectly. MainStreet spoke to experts about some of the most common misconceptions we have about our money.
How good a particular score is depends on what model you use to view it, but generally, consumers can get a good idea of how much of a risk a lender will consider them by reading the score’s accompanying analysis.
Social networks are now being used by some lenders to evaluate whether you’re likely to pay them back.
Those intent on improving their credit score in 2012 may want to take advantage of Credit Karma’s free credit monitoring service.
Credit scoring models, though some do vary, tend to look at similar categories. Here, we explain what they mean to you.
In much the same way that credit scores predict how likely you are to pay your bills, a new generation of scores now rate the likelihood that you'll take your medications or redeem a specific coupon.