Credit education, plain and simple.

Between utilization rates and unsecured loans, interest rates and inquires, credit seems more complicated and confusing than ever. Fortunately, we're here to simplify all that credit-speak. So kick back, browse below, and find topic you need to learn more about. You'll come away with more confidence and a clearer understanding.

Why there are 3 credit bureaus
One of the most common questions we hear concerns the three credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion). The question is: “Why three?” It’s a good question, and one that invites a few follow-ups, such as “Do they all have the same information? Will my score be the same across the board?
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3 credit bureaus. 3 facts to know
You may already know TransUnion, Experian and Equifax are the three national credit bureaus. Simple enough. But knowing more about what they do, what they don’t do and what you can do makes it easier to navigate the credit reporting system—which can save you time, money and aggravation. Here are 3 credit bureau facts you may not know, but should.
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Getting regular credit checkups?
When it comes right down to it, you really do want to find out if something is wrong before it's too late. Identity theft is a great example. If someone is using your personal information—your name, address, credit cards, etc. — you want to find out as soon as possible. Credit Monitoring may not seem like something you need to do but it doesn't take long for someone to open accounts in your name, take out loans, or buy a car. A lot of damage can be done in a short amount of time.
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5 reasons credit monitoring is worth it
One of the most common questions we hear concerns the three credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion). The question is: “Why three?” It’s a good question, and one that invites a few follow-ups, such as “Do they all have the same information? Will my score be the same across the board?
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Why credit scores are like grades
You may already know TransUnion, Experian and Equifax are the three national credit bureaus. Simple enough. But knowing more about what they do, what they don’t do and what you can do makes it easier to navigate the credit reporting system—which can save you time, money and aggravation. Here are 3 credit bureau facts you may not know, but should.
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5 main credit score ingredients
One of the most common questions we hear concerns the three credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion). The question is: “Why three?” It’s a good question, and one that invites a few follow-ups, such as “Do they all have the same information? Will my score be the same across the board?
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Your credit report is a gallery
You may already know TransUnion, Experian and Equifax are the three national credit bureaus. Simple enough. But knowing more about what they do, what they don’t do and what you can do makes it easier to navigate the credit reporting system—which can save you time, money and aggravation. Here are 3 credit bureau facts you may not know, but should.
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How to read a credit report
You may already know TransUnion, Experian and Equifax are the three national credit bureaus. Simple enough. But knowing more about what they do, what they don’t do and what you can do makes it easier to navigate the credit reporting system—which can save you time, money and aggravation. Here are 3 credit bureau facts you may not know, but should.
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