5 Easy Ways to Create a Better Landlord-Tenant Relationship

Think fast: Are we in a renter’s market, or do landlords have the upper hand?

Part of 'Generation Rent'? Four Reasons to Ensure Your Rent Payments are Included in Your Credit Scores

Owning a home is the American Dream, but building the credit necessary to qualify for a mortgage can feel more like a nightmare. The same goes for obtaining a car or other loan, qualifying for...

Why Reporting Rent Payments to All 3 Credit Bureaus is Crucial

Reporting rent payments to credit bureaus — companies that gather and maintain individuals’ financial information and sell those reports to creditors and lenders — is a relatively new and powerful...

Victim of Identity Theft? 7 Things to Do to Get Back on Track

Identity theft is serious business.

Leveling the Credit Playing Field: What You Need to Know About The New Credit Access & Inclusion Act of 2017

There’s an imbalance in the modern credit reporting industry.

How to Protect Your Identity After a Big Data Breach

Are you one of the 145+ million people affected by the Equifax breach in 2017? When hackers exploited a flaw in a tool for building web applications to access information stored by Equifax, one of...

Rent Reporting to Build Credit: A Tenant’s Legal Right?

What happens when you don’t pay your bills – credit cards, utilities, cell phone, etc. – on time?

4 Reasons Why Credit Monitoring Should Be Your New Year’s Resolution

If you’re like 42% of the population, you’ve made a New Year’s resolution (or two, or more) about improving your financial outlook.

5 Ways to Rent Your First Apartment Without Credit

Credit ratings are key when it comes to renting an apartment, as most lease applications require that you provide a credit score. In fact, according to a report by TransUnion, nearly half of all...

How to Report Rent Payments to Credit Bureaus

Having a good credit score is the key to opening many important doors in your life: it helps qualify you for car loans, mortgages, credit cards, and more. A solid, positive credit track record...