The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced on July 9, 2015 that 21.5 million Social Security numbers along with other personal information has been stolen from government databases. The hacks were discovered in April and June in two separate investigations.
Credit scores are mostly useless pieces of financial trivia that most people should not worry about day to day. Unless you have an auto purchase, home purchase, or mortgage refinance coming up, your time can be much better spent. It’s much
If you have a USAA credit card (like the USAA Cash Rewards® American Express®, no annual fee and up to 2.25% cash back on gas and groceries), you can now access free Vantagescore credit scores through the USAA.com website. The feature
In 2013 Discover completely revamped their lineup of credit cards. They cut down all of their offerings to a single card: the Discover it®. Having never owned a Discover card, I was intrigued that they took this bold move to
Short Answer: No, there are better credit cards out there. Here are the ones I use to get 1-5% cash back, no foreign transaction fees when I’m TDY, and access to airport lounges around the world. Long Anwer: The AAFES Military
Many times to be eligible for student loans (especially private loans) a cosigner with a longer and more established credit history is required. Sallie Mae is one of the largest providers of horrible debt slavery student loans and often requires
This question was recently posed on reddit.com, in the Personal Finance section. The questioner asked what credit score landlords are looking for and how he might improve that score. Unfortunately, he or she completely missed the point of the credit
The last time I watched cable (probably in an airport while I was travelling, I don’t have a TV or cable at home) I saw that freecreditreport.com was still doing those commercials with the annoying catchy jingles. While they may