Credit card companies are constantly trying to make their services more secure and safer to use. However, credit fraud is still an unfortunate reality for many consumers. It is important to understand what it is, how it happens and how it may be prevented.
If you are able to obtain a security clearance, you will be eligible for a number of jobs that are out of reach for many candidates. But, unfortunately, financial issues may cause you to fail the background check that is necessary for a security clearance to be issued.
Unless you live in Massachusetts, Hawaii or California, your credit rating can have affect what you pay for car insurance.
You’ve probably heard plenty of horror stories about how people have ruined themselves financially by building up mountains of credit card debt. However, millions of consumers use credit cards every day without ever running into trouble.
At any given time, a used car purchase is going to make sense for a significant portion of buyers. And right now, choosing a previously owned vehicle over a brand new one may be the best move for even more consumers.
If you’ve been struggling with a large amount of debt, you may have considered taking part in a debt management program (also called credit counseling).