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Credit.com in the News 4/28/12

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Credit.com in the NewsThe experts from Credit.com contribute to a wide range of publications on subjects including taxes, identity theft, credit scores, credit cards and debt. Check out the recent hits…

Credit.com co-founder Adam Levin appeared on Fox and Friends to discuss the country’s new mortgage mess. He sets the record straight on what’s being done in Washington to protect consumers and lays out what further actions need to be taken to protect homeowners. @foxandfriends @Adam_K_Levin

While doing a media tour in Washington DC, Adam was asked by Liz Crenshaw at NBC News to explain exactly what factors control your credit score. Watch Adam and Liz breakdown the 5 components that effect your score. They also explain how to obtain your score and most importantly how to improve your score. @lizcrenshaw @NBCNews

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Our resident credit card guru Beverly Harzog spoke to Daniel Bortz at US News and World Report about the best and worst prepaid cards. Their list includes flexible option cards, cards with very high fees and of course a Lil Wayne endorsed card. @DanielBortz @USNews


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Beverly teamed up with Daniel again to bring his readers a piece with 6 surprising tips on how to boost your credit score. Most consumers are interested in raising their credit score, but a lack of information and a sometimes confusing system can set them back. In this piece, these two credit mavens clear up some misconceptions and will put you on your way to a higher score. @BeverlyHarzog @USNews

Beverly also spoke to Blake Ellis at CNNMoney about credit lenders increasing willingness to give credit to borrowers with average or low credit scores. Some of the factors cited for the new trend are that the economy is turning around and banks need to increase revenue. However, borrowers are told to keep in mind that although they may be let back in the credit club, it may cost them. @CNNMoney

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