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Gerri Detweiler

Director of Consumer Education, Credit.com |  In Personal Finance, Managing Debt

Gerri Detweiler is Credit.com’s Director of Consumer Education. She focuses on helping people understand their credit and debt, and writes about those issues, as well as financial legislation, budgeting, debt recovery and savings strategies. She is also the co-author of Debt Collection Answers: How to Use Debt Collection Laws to Protect Your Rights, and Reduce Stress: Real-Life Solutions for Solving Your Credit Crisis as well as host of TalkCreditRadio.com.

How to Get (Even More) Free Credit Reports

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How to Get (Even More) Free Credit Reports

How to Get (Even More) Free Credit Reports

You may be able to get free copies of your credit reports in addition to those made available annually on AnnualCreditReport.com. I’m not talking about free-but-you-get-billed-if-you-don’t-cancel offers. These are additional free copies that credit reporting agencies are required to provide under state or federal law, if you qualify. The first trick is knowing when you… Read More

Fed Closes More CARD Act Loopholes

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Fed Closes More CARD Act Loopholes

Fed Closes More CARD Act Loopholes

Since the Credit CARD Act was signed into law on May 22, 2009, credit cards have become safer and their terms more straightforward—at least according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. But regulators continue to scrutinize the industry as some creative card issuers continue looking for ways to boost their bottom line. In its final… Read More

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