Recently, VantageScore announced that it is updating its scoring model. One of the changes coming is the decision to drop paid collections accounts from the credit scoring model.
When an account goes to collections, it can create a negative mark … [Read More...]
Last week, the SpendSmart Payments Company announced that Justin Bieber will serve as its celebrity spokesperson for their new pre-paid debit card aimed at teens.
SpendSmart touts the card as an opportunity … [Continue Reading]
A clinical psychologist with nearly 30 years of experience, Dr. Shapiro is ready to answer questions, offer advice and share strategies to help you alleviate the mental stresses of money management. Send your … [Continue Reading]
Busting Some Myths
If you watch the Discovery channel as much as I do then, you're probably a “Mythbusters” fan. And, if you're as much of a fan as I am, then you've learned the truth about heated … [Continue Reading]
We’re so used to hearing about how we need to get rid of credit card debt, and how credit cards are evil, that we often forget that they can be great financial tools.
Yes, it’s important to pay off … [Continue Reading]
We all know that it’s important to teach our children about money. However, teaching them about cash might not be the way to go. In fact, suggests Stephanie Eidelman at Forbes, perhaps you should start … [Continue Reading]
VantageScore, the credit scoring model created by the three major credit bureaus, is rolling out a new version. The new version, dubbed VantageScore 3.0, is expected to boost the credit scores of many … [Continue Reading]
A new study indicates that some Americans find it difficult to get jobs due to the information contained in their credit reports.
CNN Money reports that a study conducted by the Demos think-tank suggests … [Continue Reading]
You applied for a new credit card, and you were approved! Whether you are a business or an individual, you may have the same impulse as others – go buy something! After all, there is must be something you … [Continue Reading]