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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.

Seven Solid Disaster Preparation Tips

Identity Theft

Seven Solid Disaster Preparation Tips

Seven Solid Disaster Preparation Tips

It’s been a couple weeks of serious natural disasters. First the big east coast earthquake, then Hurricane Irene. What’s next? Sharks raining from the heavens? Charlie Sheen gets another sitcom? It seems like anything could happen. But seriously folks… Last week, our chairman and co-founder Adam Levin discussed disaster preparedness on his radio show, The... Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (9/2/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (9/2/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (9/2/11)

The weather on the East coast was a wake up call to many that we must protect not only our personal health, but protecting our financial health against the unknown is important too. This week we bring you advice from our favorite bloggers on precautions and repair for your financial house. We also threw in... Read More

Credit Line Radio Q&A: Resolving Medical Debt Disputes

Managing Debt

Credit Line Radio Q&A: Resolving Medical Debt Disputes

Credit Line Radio Q&A: Resolving Medical Debt Disputes

What do you do when you’re inaccurately charged for a medical procedure and the debt goes to collections? Last week, a consumer with this very dilemma called in to The Credit Line, a radio show hosted by Credit.com’s chairman and co-founder Adam Levin, for help. The caller, Ann, said she had had two identical surgeries... Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (8/12/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (8/12/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (8/12/11)

In these uncertain times we have to be vigilant about protecting our assets and we have some tips for making it through the forest. This week the art of negotiation can be the key to your success, whether it’s using the right ammunition when speaking to credit card companies or downgrading your toddlers credit score,... Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (8/5/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (8/5/11)

The dust is settling on the debt negotiations, but many are still feeling weary about spending cuts and their personal debts. So, in the spirit of self-empowerment we included stories with advice, tips and motivation to get out of debt and stay that way.  Stand up, be decisive and move forward and show the government... Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (7/15/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (7/15/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (7/15/11)

While the news channels are a buzz and Washington is in gridlock, it’s hard not to see the parallels between the American government’s debt and the American consumer’s debt. This week’s roundup includes an article that will have you thinking about the similarities. We also have stories about the benefits of the nations rising credit... Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (7/8/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (7/8/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (7/8/11)

You get a mortgage, and you get a mortgage and you get a mortgage! With credit scores on the rise and plucky consumers learning how to get ahead, there are signs that mortgages are closer than they appear. We also have stories about how cash is out of style and some good ol’ fashioned thievery.... Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (7/1/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (7/1/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (7/1/11)

With credit scores being more important than ever, debit fees on the rise and the changing need for credit as life goes on—we’re here to offer you the best advice the web has to offer. Take a look at this week’s selections to get a good read on where you stand, or where you would... Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (6/24/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (6/24/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (6/24/11)

This week we have some good advice, market news and examples of how to get more for your money. If you’re a consumer who uses car insurance, or looking for a reverse loan —or really anyone who uses a credit card, these stories could benefit you. As always, if you enjoy any of our favorite... Read More

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (6/17/11)

Personal Finance

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (6/17/11)

Follow Friday: Weekly Web Roundup (6/17/11)

For those of you who enjoy financial tips, this week’s round-up is  just for you! If you’re a student, traveler or rule breaker—you’ll want to keep reading. Did you know that riding a motorcycle to the bank to pay off your debt could get you two strikes on your credit score? As always, if you... Read More

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