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Tim Langevin

In Personal Finance, Identity Theft

Credit.com team member and personal finance contributor, Tim Langevin studied journalism at Columbia College, Chicago and graduated with a degree in Integrated Marketing Communications. Tim shares his unique insight on finding the best bargains and tips to help consumers stay on budget and in control. Have a question for our experts? Email them at CreditExperts@Credit.com.

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (11/18/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (11/18/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (11/18/11)

This week our favorite blogs have given us helpful tips for keeping up healthy credit scores and even getting free vacations out of it.  As always, if you enjoy any of our favorite bloggers, we encourage you to follow them on Twitter for regular updates. And don’t forget to follow Credit.com at @CreditExperts. View From… Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (10/28/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (10/28/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (10/28/11)

This week we give you several reasons to care about credit, including saving thousands from low mortgage rates, securing your most personal data and receiving payments on your smartphone. Your credit knowledge, savvy and scores will dictate your financial future and there’s no better time to keep your eye on the ball than now. As… Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (10/14/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (10/14/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (10/14/11)

New protection acts that grant us more financial security are on the rise. Our children have a better shot at preserving their identity and some job applicants with bad credit may have a better shot of snagging a job. Layaway is back in a big way and credit cards are getting a surge of popularity…. Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (10/7/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (10/7/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (10/7/11)

Since Bank of America’s new payment card fee captured headlines this week, we’re bringing you helpful ways to get around this new phenomenon. We also feature a feel-good story from a credit union that’s bucking the trend to their advantage.  With fees on the rise and lending still uncertain, it can’t hurt to do your… Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (9/30/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (9/30/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (9/30/11)

Times, they are a-changing. Credit card companies are in application overdrive and some debit cards will carry a monthly charge. Yet through the winds of change, some things remain true: Practicality and persistence are great assets, and it pays to remain alert. As always, if you enjoy any of our favorite bloggers, we encourage you… Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (9/23/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (9/23/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (9/23/11)

As most tuned-in adults do, you may have concerns about your financial security. We understand, and have included several ways to protect yourself and reap rewards with wisdom, not just with worry. Sometimes it pays to play by the rules and sometimes it pays not to play at all. Finding your balance is always the… Read More

Credit Line Radio Question: Retirement, Credit Card Use and Credit Scores

Credit Cards

Credit Line Radio Question: Retirement, Credit Card Use and Credit Scores

Credit Line Radio Question: Retirement, Credit Card Use and Credit Scores

On The Credit Line, a weekly radio show hosted by Adam Levin, Credit.com’s chairman and co-founder, caller Maurice from Surprise, Ariz., asked if a drastic decrease in credit card use due to layoff, retirement, etc., would negatively affect his credit score. The answer is no. Using your card less frequently does not change your credit… Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (9/16/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (9/16/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (9/16/11)

Being prepared is one of the best ways to promote prosperity in all aspects of life. Credit, debt, lending and borrowing are especially important areas to do some background work for. We’ve included some smart ways to stay ahead of the curve and how to recover from unforeseen pitfalls. As always, if you enjoy any… Read More

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