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What is a pre-approved credit card?
Your credit and finances are integral to your financial well-being. When handled properly, they can make your life easier. Whether you want to challenge a credit report error or improve your credit score, you can learn more here.
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How to dispute credit report errors in 5 steps
Credit report errors are more common than you think. Here’s how to dispute a credit report error fast.
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What credit score do you need for an auto loan?
A good credit score for an auto loan is 661+ but you can still qualify if yours is lower. Read on to learn how.
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What is a good credit score?
A good credit score is between 670 and the mid-700s. Scores over 760 are considered excellent, and a perfect FICO and VantageScore is 850.
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How to freeze your credit at all three credit bureaus
Learning how to freeze your credit is essential to preventing cybercriminals from damaging your credit report. Read our guide to begin freezing your credit.
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How to buy a house with bad credit
Learn how to buy a house with bad credit, including home-buying resources and credit-building strategies.
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How to lock credit at all three credit bureaus
Learn what a credit lock is, how to lock credit at the three major credit bureaus, and the reasons why you might want to do it.
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8 ways to improve your credit score
Learn how to raise your credit score using time-tested strategies and effective credit monitoring tools.
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How to check your FICO Score in 5 different ways
Our simple guide shows you how to check your FICO Score at 5 different places—for free. Then, learn how to increase your score.
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What is a pre-approved credit card?
Your credit and finances are integral to your financial well-being. When handled properly, they can make your life easier. Whether you want to challenge a credit report error or improve your credit score, you can learn more here.
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What is a home equity loan and how does it work?
Learn about the different types of home equity loans, how they work, and how you can qualify for one.
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5 steps to take immediately if your credit card is lost or stolen
If you lose your credit card, it's time to act quickly. Here are 5 steps to take if your credit card is lost or stolen.
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What is a credit report? + What’s on it & why it matters
A credit report provides an overview of your credit history. It includes current accounts, payment history, and more. Lenders use it to decide creditworthiness.
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Free credit reports: how to order yours
You can order free credit reports online, by phone or by mail. Here's how.
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How to rebuild your credit after identity theft
Find out 8 steps you can take to help rebuild your credit after identity theft.
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How to Place or Remove a Fraud Alert on Your Credit Report
If your Social Security number and other personal data is exposed in a data breach, it's a good idea to act quickly. Learn what do to help protect yourself from identity theft.
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How to Get Your FICO® Score for Free
You can get your FICO® Score for free in a lot of places, including these.
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How to Freeze Your Credit
Learn how you can help protect yourself from forms of identity theft by putting a credit freeze on your credit reports.
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How to Help Fix Your Credit Score With These 4 Tips
It's possible to fix bad credit. Here are four tips to help fix your credit score. Learn more from LifeLock.
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Does checking your credit score lower it?
Need a mortgage loan? Want to finance a car? Eying a credit card with great rewards? To get any of those, you may need to find ways to help fix your credit.
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How to dispute a credit report error in 5 easy steps
Errors on consumer credit reports can be a common occurrence. If you find something in your credit report that doesn’t belong there, here’s what to do.
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Are Debit Cards Dangerous?
If you find something in your credit report that doesn’t belong there, here’s what to do.
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How Do Credit Scores Work?
A look at the basics of credit scores, how they work, why they’re so important, and what you can do to keep them from plummeting.
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Credit lock vs. freeze: What is the difference?
If you’ve lost your wallet or noticed fraud on your accounts, you may have had to decide between a credit lock vs. freeze. Learn about the differences here.
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What is a good credit score?
A good credit score is between 670 and the mid-700s. Scores over 760 are considered excellent, and a perfect FICO and VantageScore is 850.
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What is a CVV number and where to find it
Discover what a CVV number is, its crucial role in securing card transactions, where to find it, and how it keeps your personal information safer.
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How often do credit scores update, and why hasn’t mine changed yet?
Credit scores update at least once a month. Read on to discover how to review your credit report each month to protect your identity and finances.
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Skimmers, PIN pads, and cameras
Financial scammers using the new tech to get their hands on your credit or bank card information
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How to dispute credit report errors in 5 steps
Credit report errors are more common than you think. Here’s how to dispute a credit report error fast.
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What are the 3 credit bureaus and how do they work?
The three major credit bureaus in the US are Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion. Learn how they work and what they do with data.
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What credit score do you need for an auto loan?
A good credit score for an auto loan is 661+ but you can still qualify if yours is lower. Read on to learn how.
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Data leak exposes millions of bank loan and mortgage documents
Data leak exposes millions of bank loan and mortgage documents. Here’s what you need to know.
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Credit Cards
Credit cards can be a blessing or a curse, depending on how you use them. From how many to carry to what happens when you lose one, learn more from LifeLock.
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Credit Reports
Credit reports can have a big impact on your life, affecting everything from finding a job to getting a loan. Find out what they are and what's in them.
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Fraud
Identity thieves can profit from your personal information by committing identity fraud in your name. Learn how to spot and help protect against identity theft.
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Data Breaches
If your information is exposed, a data breach can lead to identity theft. Learn what to do if you’re affected by a data breach.
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Identity Theft Recovery
If someone steals your identity, you could face costs and hassles. Find out what to do to help restore your personal and financial life, and your good name.
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