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Tips for getting the most of your credit card. Suggests do's and don'ts to manage your credit card account and help maintain a high credit score. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article
Date: 4/20/2017
Information on how to obtain your credit report, how credit scores are determined, how to verify reported information, and how to improve and maintain a good credit score. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article
Date: 4/20/2017
Federal law limits your liability if your credit, ATM, or debit card is lost or stolen, but your liability may depend on how quickly you report the loss or theft. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
Learn how to avoid holds on your money or credit. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
If you are one of the millions of Americans who borrows money, buys items on installment credit, or cosigns for another person's debt, you may want to know about the Federal Trade Commission's Credit Practices Rule. This article describes the Rule, which protects consumers in many ways. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
How to resolve billing errors on your credit card accounts. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
Answers commonly asked questions about your rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, which requires that debt collectors treat you fairly and prohibits certain methods of debt collection. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
If you're looking for credit, be wary of some 'gold' or 'platinum' card offers promising to get you credit cards or improve your credit rating. While sounding like general-purpose credit cards, some 'gold' or 'platinum' cards permit you to buy merchandise only from specialized catalogues. Marketers More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017
Your credit report contains information about where you live, how you pay your bills, and whether you’ve been sued or arrested, or have filed for bankruptcy. Credit reporting companies sell the information in your report to creditors, insurers, employers, and other businesses that use it to More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Tools Website
Date: 3/31/2017
This article provides information on obtaining a free copy of your credit report from each of the nationwide consumer reporting companies – Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion – once every 12 months. It also provides guidance on disputing incorrect information on your reports. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/31/2017