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Five Steps to Check Your Credit Situation Mid-Year

It can be easy to lose sight of your New Years financial resolutions by mid–year. When summer comes and all you want to do is relax, many people relax with their finances as well. If you’ve gotten off track or are not even sure where you stand, the finance experts at Equifax recommend that you […]

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Loans for Home Renovation: Do or Don’t?

Many homeowners that need to complete a home renovation debate taking out a loan or using their savings to cover renovation expenses. Two popular options for those not wanting to tap into their savings are a home equity loan or a home equity line of credit (HELOC). What’s the difference? A home equity loan is […]

Learn to Dispute Charges on Your Credit Report for After Shopping Season

After all is said and done with holiday shopping, even if you were very careful with credit card usage, staying close to budget and being a responsible borrower, there is still a chance for errors to end up on your credit report. Some of this may be errors, or it could be fraud, and it […]

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Do I Need Identity Theft Insurance?

You’ve probably seen advertisements for identity theft insurance. Have you wondered what it really is and if it’s something you need? The insurance pros over at the Equifax Finance blog recently covered the topic of identity theft insurance in the article, “ Do I need Identity Theft Insurance?” Here’s the rundown: Identity theft insurance is […]

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When Can You Buy a Home After a Foreclosure

Many Americans were forced into a foreclosure or short sale over the past few years due to job loss, decreased incomes and declining home values. The market is recovering now and homeowners who did fall victim to foreclosure or short sale may now be wondering when they will be able to purchase a home. The […]