Displaying articles for: July 2012

Watch Out for 6 Signs of Identity Theft

by ‎07-24-2012 12:33 PM - edited ‎07-24-2012 12:42 PM

main-image-idt-jul-lp.jpgIdentity theft can have a devastating impact on your life, affecting far more than just your pocketbook. Keep an eye out for these 6 warning signs that could mean your identity has been stolen. 


College Students: Study These Tips to Build Good Credit

by ‎07-16-2012 04:12 PM - edited ‎07-16-2012 04:17 PM



Is a friend or someone in your family going off to college soon?


Here's some credit advice to pass along to the college-aged loved ones in your life. 



One card is enough.

Students should establish a responsible credit history before adding additional cards. Browse good choices for student cards.







Celebrate Financial Independence

by ‎07-03-2012 10:49 AM - edited ‎07-11-2012 12:54 PM

 The Fourth of July means barbecues, the beach, fireworks and family – but take a moment this holiday to contemplate your financial freedom. Having a great credit score makes it easier to pursue the American dream, so follow these four easy steps towards cultivating a strong FICO Score and long-term financial health.




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