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19,178 Identity Theft Victims Per Day - Are You One Of Them?


Identity theft statistics are shocking. And we are told that it will only become worse, before it gets any better.

Credit Damage: Getting Compensated for Your Loss


Until recently lawyers for victims of credit damage had little possibility to collect for damages beyond medical treatment, lost wages and property loss. Insurance companies threw up their hands in sympathy, claiming victims can only be compensated for what can be measured - tangible goods and services.

3 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score by 50 Points In Less Than 30 Days


In Less Than 30 Days. "What can you do to increase that set of three numbers on your credit report that can be so important with your financing?" I came across this question as I was surfing discussion groups the other day.

To Repair Credit Is No longer Satisfactory - Learn How To Earn A Millionaires Credit In 30 Days...


To repair your bad credit does not necessarily mean that you now have a good credit, absolutely not. When most people have bad credit, they either purchase a credit repair book or seek a credit expert help.

4 Steps to Creating Good Credit


As a consumer you've learned the importance ofestablishing a good credit rating with your lenders. Whether you are shopping for a new home or auto, or searching for the best deals on insurance, your credit worthiness will be judged by your credit rating or credit score.

Beware of Falling Minimum Payments


If you opened a credit card statement recently and were pleasantly surprised to find that your minimum payment due was lowered, don't be so quick to "jump for joy". What may appear as a small boost to your monthly budget is actually the rock that can weigh you down in debt for a lifetime.

Convenience Can Be Costly


You've just opened your credit card bill and attached to your statement you find a "convenience check" included. It may already be filled out with a dollar amount such as $300, $500, or even $1,000.

Credit Repair Scams


"Erase Bad Debt !""Remove Negative Items From Your Credit Report"You've probably seen these headlines and others just like it promising to clean up or "fix" bad credit. For someone who suffers from a bad or poor credit rating, these headlines are certainly an appealing offer.

Debit Card vs. Credit Card, What Are The Differences ?


Ah, the "good old days". If you are a baby boomer, like me, then you probably remember how important it was to rush to the bank on payday.

How Healthy Is Your Credit


There's only one way to discover the "health"of your credit. You need to examine your credit report.

Top 5 Credit Misconceptions


We have all heard the rumors?from neighbors, relatives or friends. There are a wide variety of myths floating around about what you should and shouldn't do to improve your credit reports and credit scores.

Your Guide On Choosing a Credit Card To Suit You


Reach into your wallet or purse, pull out a card, swipe, and you're done. It is very easy to use a credit card.

4 Steps You Can Take If Your Online Credit Card Application Has Been Refused


Help! I've Been Turned DownYou received an envelope in the mail with a great offer for a low interest credit card. You read all the details, even the boring small print and decided that this card fit your needs to a tee.

7 Surefire Ways To Repair Bad Credit


Do you have a poor credit rating? If so, you are one of tens of thousands of Americans with the same problem. In fact, it seems that this has become a national 'disease.

5 Surefire Ways To Eliminate Credit Card Debt


Do you have enormous credit card debt? You are certainly not alone. According to research, the average family in the United States has $7000 in credit card debt and pays about $1000 in interest each year! Throw in a late payment or two, or an over-the-limit charge, and that number skyrockets.

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Here's what happens if you don't pay off your credit card debt - CNBC

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Orange County deputy arrested, accused of stealing cash, credit cards from crime scene - WFTV Orlando

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New president is named at Farm Credit Services - Omaha World-Herald

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