Credit Report Errors Can Ding Your Wallet and Life! What to Do
Errors in the information on your credit reports can hurt your financial and personal life. Errors can lower your credit score, resulting in paying higher interest rates on car loans, mortgages, and credit cards or in being turned down for a loan.
It's Holiday Time. Don't Let Your Guard Down
It's holiday time and for most people, their security and privacy are not foremost in their thoughts. Yet many hazards and threats are more prevalent during this season of the year. Shopping safely locally and online and safety around the home are important. Here are some tips and resources to help keep you and your family safe and your sensitive information secure.
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Millennials: All About (Your) Credit
I'm betting that you know what credit is: an arrangement for you to pay for something at a later date. "Okay, gimme the car today, and I'll pay you later." You've also heard of credit scores, right? But do you know how important that credit score is to the rest of your life?
From the Archives
With the Holiday Shopping Season Upon Us, Beware of Fake Apps
With more and more people using mobile devices for shopping, scammers have turned to apps to target consumers. Fake retail and product apps have been around for some time but are now becoming more widespread.
- Don't Get Caught by This Fake IRS Tax Form Scam
- What Everyone Should Do as a Result of the Yahoo Breach
- Internet of Things: All of Your Devices Are at Risk of Scammers, Malware, ID Theft, DDoS Attacks, Etc.
- What If? Planning Documents You Need to Manage Life's Events
- Working to Pay Down Debt? Avoid Debt Relief Scams and Bad "Services"
- Protecting Your Privacy, Your Identity, and Your Money
Who's Fighting For You?
Learn right here about consumer groups that tackle consumer issues for you. Each month, we'll feature a different group.
This month's featured consumer group:
A nonprofit community development loan fund and certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), PCG is operating as the first wholesale loan participation network in our industry. Our mission is to advance economic justice and opportunity. By partnering with other mission focused lenders and investors, we provide access to capital for low income people and communities.