Ways to Build Credit as a Student – U.S. News & World Report
- January 5, 2019
- By: Greenpath Financial Wellness
- Category: News
Featuring Chris Dlugozima, Education Specialist Establishing credit while you're in school can help make the transition into post-graduation life much easier. Good credit can help you qualify for lower interest rates on a student loan refinance, pass an employment background check or get approved for an apartment lease....
How To Read Your Credit Report
Although each credit report agency formats and reports this information differently, all credit reports contain the same categories of information.
Get Free Credit Reports
The Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act, allows you to order one free credit report a year from companies like Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion.
Credit Reports 101
We get asked a lot of questions about credit reports. That’s because millions of Americans like you are striving for financial wellness! Credit reports are important in helping to achieve this goal. But they can be confusing too. Here’s are the answers some common questions about credit reports: How long does information...
A credit report is a file about a person that shows personal information and account and payment data. These files are created by credit reporting agencies, and can help companies decide whether a customer is financially qualified for a product or service.
Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rate
As expected, the Federal Reserve raised the benchmark federal funds rate up a quarter point this week, ending a seven year stretch of nearly zero percent rates. So what does that mean to consumers? Credit cards Over time, interest rates could start to rise. It would be wise to start paying some extra attention, and...
Credit CARD Act
The credit CARD act ensures that your credit card company sends you a notice 45 days before they can make major changes to the terms of your card.
Using Credit Cards Wisely
Credit cards are important tools for many people. They are safe and convenient. Careful use of a credit card can improve your credit score. Learn how to be a smart credit card user.
4 Common Questions on Credit Reports
One of our most well-attended GreenPath webinars is on Credit Reports and Scores. Below are some of the most common questions on credit reports that our clients ask. What is a credit report? It is a history of your ability to repay debt over time. On there, you can find previous addresses and any previous names you’ve...
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