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Credit.com in the News 8/4/12

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This week the experts from Credit.com contributed to a wide range of publications on subjects including travel, identity theft, credit scores and credit cards. Check out the hits…

Keeping a Secure ID While Traveling

On ABC Local 7 with Nina Pineda, Credit.com’s chairman and co-founder Adam Levin lends his advice on protecting one’s identity while traveling. @Adam_K_Levin @theninapineda

Does Your College Kid Need Credit?

The Boston Globe asks parents whether they will provide their college bound kids with credit cards. Adam Levin presses the importance of credit, noting that it’s needed to be successful in life, and that using it incorrectly can bring upon many failures. @scribblerdave @BostonGlobe

Free Credit Check & MonitoringBetter ID Security from Companies

After the Global Payments data breech, Adam Levin spoke to J. Scott Trubey at the Atlanta Journal Constitution about the need for companies to provide better identity protection to their customers. @ajc @FritzTrubey

The Recession and Consumer Protection

When ABC News asked the question, “Are we headed towards another recession?” Adam Levin pointed out that some of the regulatory offices like the CFPB are actually making progress in promoting consumer financial literacy and transparency. @abcnews

Personal Loans and Credit

Our resident credit expert, Gerri Detweiler explains to Veterans United how getting a loan could improve your credit score by consolidating credit card debt and increasing credit availability.  @GerriDetweiler @veteransunited

Picking a Good Card for Traveling

Gerri also shares the finer points of choosing the best card or cards to use while traveling with Kelli B. Grant at Smart Money. @kellibgrant

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