Q: A woman recently reached out to me, explaining that she was in the middle of a divorce, and that her spouse wasn’t paying a debt he agreed to pay... read more →
As a general matter, no one credit bureau report is “more important” than the others.
In today’s economic environment, they are all vitally critical to your personal finances.
Having a tax lien on your credit report can weigh down your credit score, and can even make it tougher – if not impossible – to do things like sell... read more →
Let’s assume that you have taken advantage of your federal right to see your credit files via www.annualcreditreport.com. Did you know that in addition to that once-a-year deal, you... read more →
I get a lot of questions on AskTheMoneyCoach.com from people who want to improve... read more →
If you are diligent about monitoring your credit report regularly and take steps to maintain a healthy credit score, you may be wondering how long negative information such as delinquent... read more →
Can your landlord repeatedly pull your credit report anytime he or she wants? A reader of AskTheMoneyCoach.com claims that their landlord is constantly pulling her credit report month after month.... read more →
Checking your credit report at least once a year – even if you don’t use credit cards or have any loans – can help you correct any mistakes that could... read more →