7 costly credit score myths

Your credit score can make a huge difference in your finances, from helping you qualify for loans and low interest rates to accessing utility services and renting the home you want. As much as people want to have good credit scores, theres a lot of confusion about how they work. The more you know about…

Watch Out for This Social Security Scam

The Better Business Bureau issued a warning Monday highlighting an email scam designed to trick recipients into divulging personal information, including names, addresses and Social Security numbers. The scheme involves an email from an account impersonating the Social Security Administration, Service Canada or an organization claiming to represent a government agency. The email says you…

Wells Fargo Is Now Offering a Free Credit Score

Wells Fargo customers will have free access to one of their credit scores and credit reports until Nov. 16, in conjunction with the American Bankers Associations annual campaign Get Smart About Credit. Its the third year of this promotion, according to a news release from Wells Fargo, and it requires customers to visit a local…

Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps down

Oracle boss Larry Ellison is stepping aside as chief executive after 37 years at the helm of the software giant. Mr Ellison, estimated to be the worlds fifth wealthiest man, becomes chairman and chief technology officer, remaining an influential presence at the company. Mark Hurd and Safra Catz have been named as successors, and become…

Can Your Spouse’s Credit Score Kill Your Mortgage?

Save for maybe the diehard financial romantics, it’s a rare wedding where “credit scores” share billing with sickness and health. But it might be time to update those well-worn marriage vows. From that moment forward, your spouse’s credit profile will play a big role in your collective financial future. That’s especially true when the time…

DFL seeks student debt relief

Some state leaders have pledged to extend options for student debt relief in the next legislative session and continue the University of Minnesotas tuition freeze. The announcement came from members of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor party and about seven weeks before Election Day, when voters will decide which party controls the state House of Representatives. While some…

Image of Asia: Walking apples and a phone in China

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Barack Obama’s credit card ‘declined’

President Barack Obamas credit card was declined at a restaurant in New York City last month, he said. It turned out I guess I dont use it enough, Mr Obama said. They thought there was some fraud going on. Fortunately, he said, First Lady Michelle Obama had a credit card on hand and paid for…