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5 Deceptive Scams Small Businesses Should Be Aware Of
5 Deceptive Scams Small Businesses Should Be Aware Of

Posted: 5/6/2015

Small to medium-sized businesses, churches, and nonprofit businesses have been hit hard by unscrupulous scammers perpetrating various scams. Some common schemes that affect small businesses are office supply scams, domain registration plots, fake check tricks, charity cons, and directory listing scams. Business Consumer Alliance urges businesses and their employees to be on the lookout for scams and offers some identifying warning signs that can help you avoid them....Read more

Tags: scams, business tips, consumer tips

New Law Makes Freezing and Unfreezing Credit Free

Posted: 9/5/2018

New Law Makes Freezing and Unfreezing Credit Free

Identity theft is one of the top crimes worldwide. We have to contend with security breaches, hacks, scams, and so much more that make us vulnerable to having our information stolen. Federal laws exist that allow consumers to contact any of the three credit reporting agencies, Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion, to place a freeze on their credit file....Read more

Tags: credit reports, identity theft, credit freeze

Spotting Errors On Your Credit Report

Posted: 4/12/2017

Spotting Errors On Your Credit Report

Innacurate information on your credit reports can hurt your chances of getting a loan. Here are 12 common credit report mistakes and how to spot them....Read more

Tags: credit reports, infographics

Does Your Credit Score Matter?

Posted: 9/21/2016

Does Your Credit Score Matter?

Do you know your credit score? If you don’t, you may want to check it out, especially if you’re considering applying for a loan, credit, or even insurance....Read more

Tags: credit scores, credit reports, credit repair, Credit Education, How To Guide

How-to Guide on Credit Repair

Posted: 9/19/2016

How-to Guide on Credit Repair

If you find that your credit score is low or you have been turned down for a loan due to your credit, take a look at your credit report. Is all of the information accurate? Are there multiple entries for the same debt? Is the debt even yours? You may find that information in your file is not entirely accurate or that you are in need of credit repair....Read more

Tags: credit scores, credit reports, credit repair, How To Guide

How To Place A Credit Freeze

Posted: 10/6/2014

How To Place A Credit Freeze

Identity theft, security breaches, and unauthorized credit inquiries are just a few reasons you may need to consider placing a credit freeze on your credit report. A credit freeze, also called a security freeze, allows you to control access to your credit report. Read our guide on how to place a credit freeze to protect your credit....Read more

Tags: identity theft, consumer tips, credit reports, security breach, credit freeze, How To Guide