Your credit score could see a significant rise, on the heels of an updated scoring model.
Although a recent study released by the Urban Institute reveals that 35% of Americans have accounts in collections, most consumers are not reaching out for help.
Small debit card purchases lead to overdraft fees, according to a new report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
It's important to reduce debt at a young age so you don't add significant stress to your life in the future.
Commercial lending standards are generally looser than they have been since 2005.
How do your credit scores and debts measure up against your neighbors'?
You might have medical debt on your credit report you are not even aware of.
According to the data in "Delinquent Debt in America," 77 million of us - 35% - have a debt in collection.
You may wonder if it's wise use a credit card to help you pay off your college debt.
As if learning about your credit report wasn't already confusing enough, now there are two companies offering information: FICO and VantageScore.
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