Collection Agencies Giving Away HDTVs and iPods If You Pay Up

Tweet Nobody wants to deal with a collections company, but it looks like some may be pulling out all the stops. A friend of mine was telling me about this debt that went into collections a while back and he was always getting hammered by the collection company to try and pay. After months of […]

Are You a Credit Card Junkie? Learn How to Kick the Habit

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Tweet Are you a credit junkie? Millions of Americans are, including our favorite relative, Uncle Sam. We usually think of junkies as drug addicts or drug peddlers, but a junkie is any person who derives inordinate pleasure from or who is dependent on something. For many people, that’s buying things with credit. In other words, […]

How to Improve Your Credit Score

16 ways to improve your credit score

Tweet Do you need to improve your credit history? If you’re like the majority of Americans, the answer is yes. According to FICO, 60% of all people have a credit score less than 750. This means there is plenty of room for improvement for many people. (for more on what is a good credit score) […]