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FBI secretly demands a ton of consumer data from credit agencies. Now lawmakers want answers

Recently released documents revealed the FBI has for years secretly demanded vast amounts of Americans’ consumer and financial information from the largest U.S. credit agencies. The FBI regularly uses these legal powers — known as national security letters — to compel credit giants to turn over non-content information, such as records of purchases and locations, ...

Short Term Ways To Improve Your Credit Score That Are Lasting

04.02.2009 · Posted in Finance Articles

Today's complex society requires that all individuals have access to credit. If you have no credit history, chances are you will be turned down for job applications and will be denied the ability to get any type of loan for a house, car, etc. ...

Credit Bureaus – A Brief History

11.07.2008 · Posted in Finance Articles

For over a century, credit bureaus in the U.S. have served to help lenders and others make intelligent choices with regards to which people to extend credit to and which people to avoid. Today, the credit bureaus have grown into massive data warehouses that act a an integral component of today's credit driven society. ...

Credit Reports and What They Mean To You

09.12.2008 · Posted in Finance Articles

Some people find themselves with a messy financial situation and therefore credit reports are not a pleasant topic. However, credit reports provide you with the facts. And even if the information is undesirable it can be like a helpful guide on your road to financial recovery. Being well informed is important and ...

Some Strategies to Obtain a Home Mortgage

07.12.2008 · Posted in Miscellaneous Articles

Do you think it's tough to get a home mortgage loan? There are time tested strategies that helps you to fetch a home mortgage loan and it is not difficult to understand the methods to get that needed approval. ...

How To Build A Solid Credit Rating From Scratch

10.04.2007 · Posted in Credit Cards Articles

Building a solid credit rating from scratch is not as difficult as one might think. The reality is that you can establish a decent Credit Score in as little as 3 months and have a solid rating around the 12 month mark. From that point, if you maintain proper borrowing habits, you can have ...

Submitting Websites to Directories

09.02.2007 · Posted in Internet Marketing

Paying for your directory submission can be a waste of money. You can get just as good a result from submitting to free directories. Personally, I wouldn't recommend you pay for what you can get free elsewhere. ...

What the Heck is The Larry Rule ?

09.02.2007 · Posted in Credit Cards Articles

Larry Lindsey is probably not a name that you know, but he is an important figure in the history of personal finance. Currently, Mr. Lindsey is President Bush's chief domestic economic advisor. Prior to that, he was a Federal Reserve Board Governor. But neither of these distinctions are what make Larry Lindsey significant. Instead, it ...

How Credit Works

09.02.2007 · Posted in Credit Cards Articles

In order to acquire and maintain access to credit, one must have a working understanding of how credit works - namely, how credit scores are established and tracked by the three major credit bureaus. ...

How to Check Credit Reports

09.02.2007 · Posted in Credit Cards Articles

Businesses in the United States buy more than two billion credit reports every year. Since there are currently fewer than 300 million people in the country, this means that the average adult has his or her credit reports examined by someone about once every other month. ...