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  • Video: David Lazarus on debt help you don't need

     
    Be wary of any company that wants to charge recurring fees to help lower the amount of money you owe, consumer columnist David Lazarus say....
  • What to do if your identity is stolen

     
    Would you know what to do if your identity was stolen? You have more rights than you may know. If someone uses your name and Social Security number to open credit cards, drain your bank account, ring up large bills......
  • Obama isn't paying your electric bill

     
    The federal government wastes more money every day than I'll earn in a lifetime, but one thing Uncle Sam isn't springing for is your electric bill. Don't believe it if you get a text message, Twitter or Facebook message or......
  • Ways to stop identity theft

    Ways to stop identity theft
    Here are some quick and easy things to do keep you and your family safe from identity thieves. Shred. You can stop identity thieves by buying a quality crosscut shredder. Shred everything with your name, address and other personal information on it. This...
  • Free St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

    Free St. Patrick's Day Celebrations
    Check out the Free Stuff we found for you this week. (Updated 3/9/11) FREE ST. PATTY'S DAY PARTY: Enjoy free admission to the annual Shamrock the Block Party in Richmond's Shockoe Bottom Saturday, March 12. . Enjoy live music, children's activities and...
  • Don't stay a victim after identity theft

    Don't stay a victim after identity theft
    My identity was hijacked. Unfortunately, that's an all too common occurrence in Glendale. And unfortunately in this Internet age, names and numbers are all also too readily available. My first indication that something was amiss was when I received a...
  • Do multiple credit inquiries hurt FICO scores?

    WASHINGTON — In a marketplace where lenders are demanding record-high FICO credit scores — Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are averaging around 760 on approved mortgages this year — are you a little fuzzy about what can push your scores up or...
  • FHA rescinds tough new credit restrictions on loan applicants

    FHA rescinds tough new credit restrictions on loan applicants
    WASHINGTON — In a policy switch that could be important to thousands of applicants seeking low-down-payment home mortgages, the Federal Housing Administration has rescinded tough new credit restrictions that had been scheduled to take effect Sunday....
  • Steps to improving your credit score

    Steps to improving your credit score
    If you’re concerned about your ability to receive credit, or if you already know that you have problems with your credit, there are steps you can take to improve your credit worthiness. 1) Get an Accurate Picture The first step to improving your...
  • ¿Qué haces si tu historial de crédito ha desmejorado?

    En tiempos difíciles son cada vez más las personas que han tenido problemas financieros y no han podido mantener su crédito en la mejor forma. Si eres uno de ellos, te damos algunos consejos para ponerlo nuevamente en línea: No pagues a nadie para que...
  • Minimize the odds of becoming an identity theft victim

    Minimize the odds of becoming an identity theft victim
        What you can do to minimize the odds of becoming  an identity theft victim:     * Shred documents with personal information before throwing them away.     * Don't carry your Social Security card or write your Social Security number on a check....
  • FHA rule change on 'collection' accounts could hurt home buyers

    WASHINGTON — A little-noticed mortgage rule change that took effect April 1 could create hassles for significant numbers of home buyers who plan to use low-down-payment FHA financing this spring. The change affects anyone with one or more...