When to turn in a friend for identity theft

If you know that someone is committing identity theft, it is your responsibility to turn them in. If not, you could face legal consequences…

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To stay or not to stay in a debt management plan

Once you’re back on your feet financially, is it better for your credit score to see a debt management plan through or pay debts off in a lump sum?

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No, your boss isn't contacted when applying for credit

When applying for a card, the issuer won’t verify your income with your boss, but you do need to be honest …

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Help! I'm being sued for ex-wife's debt

If you don’t remove your ex as an authorized card account user post-divorce, you may be in for a world of hurt …

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Paying off delinquent debt bumps up credit score

Unpaid debts stay on your credit report for years, but if you pay them off, your credit score is bound is rise …

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