credit monitoring

Keeping tabs on your credit score is a great way to help maintain good credit health. So people with Capital One credit cards will be happy to know that starting very soon, the bank will roll out free credit scores and a suite of credit-education tools.   The new offering is called Credit Tracker, and […]

  Credit monitoring is an electronic, subscription-based service for consumers who want to track their credit activity at the “Big 3″ U.S. credit reporting agencies — Equifax, Experian and TransUnion.   Credit bureaus, credit scoring firms and other companies typically sell credit monitoring services for a fee ranging from about $10 to $20 a month. […]

Checking your FICO credit score at least once a year is a good way to stay on top of your credit rating.   That’s why you may be happy to learn that myFICO.com – the consumer website of Fair Isaac, creator of the FICO score – is offering you the opportunity to get your FICO […]

I’ve long been a huge fan of credit monitoring – and now I’m strongly recommending it even more.   For years, I’ve written about the benefits of monitoring your credit: it helps you boost your credit score, spot identity theft, learn proper credit management and more.   And now there’s another powerful reason to start […]