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The Credit Line: Boost Your Credit, Checking Account Traps, and Credit Myths Busted

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Tune in to this week’s installment of Credit Line Radio, hosted by Credit.com’s chairman and co-founder Adam Levin on Los Angeles’ KFWB 980 AM this Saturday, May 7, at 9 a.m. PST/Noon EST.

The show is co-hosted by L.A. radio personality Jeff Levy.

Hi-Tech Ways to Boost Your Credit

There are a number of mobile and other types of apps designed to help you boost your credit score and take control of your finances in general.

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Guest: Mark Frauendfelder, BoingBoing.net

Common Misconceptions About Credit

Vantage Score and Consumer Federation of America recently collaborated on a survey which, among other things, documents some of the most common misconceptions about credit. They’ll discuss some of the most common myths and answer questions from callers.

[Related: Credit Scores and Consumer Awareness]
Guests: Stephen Brobeck, executive director of CFA, and Barrett Burns, CEO of VantageScore

What You Don’t Know About Your Checking Account Could Hurt You

As the credit card industry becomes more regulated, banks have tried to make up for the losses by tacking on fees to checking accounts. For a consumer, determining how and when these fees are applied can be difficult to say the least. A recent survey found that the median length of checking account disclosures is 111 pages. We have an expert on hand to explain the lay of the land and take questions.

[Related Article: Time for a CARD Act for Checking Accounts?]
Guest: Gerri Detweiler, Credit.com

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