If you go by your middle name (or anything other than your first name), or if you change your name, it's crucial to monitor your credit reports.
Here's the ultimate guide to giving your credit score a boost.
The FICO scores millions of consumers buy each year are not what car dealers and mortgage lenders use.
Most people receive their first credit card mailings when they turn 18 -- but what happens when they arrive for family members who aren't even human?
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18- to 24-year-olds are less likely to have ever applied for auto loans, which could be having a negative effect on their credit scores.
Plenty of consumers don't even know credit scores are used to weigh credit and mortgage approval.
What do you do if your credit score has benefited from your role as an authorized user on someone else's credit card, and the cardholder wants to remove you?
Could a new era of credit bureau rankings do consumers more harm than good?
Lending standards for FHA-approved loans are back to 2006 levels ... but only for consumers with sterling credit.
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