In a race, the competitors start at the starting line. They line up and go, and everyone runs along the same course toward the same finish line. But what if the runners didn’t know where the starting line was? And what if they had different signs telling them where to go? You wouldn’t have a… Read More
Thanksgiving is now officially behind us and the promise of a New Year is fast approaching. What better time for a little end of year financial house cleaning? Before you say goodbye to 2012, there’s one last year-end “to do” — your annual year-end credit check up. We hear the groans already, but this one… Read More
We often talk about how important it is to stay on top of your credit reports and scores. We encourage consumers to review their free credit scores, whether that’s through Credit.com’s Free Credit Report Card or another service. But the truth is, once you have that information, figuring out what to do with it can… Read More
These days, many consumers know the importance of maintaining a strong credit score by having healthy borrowing habits. However, almost half of adults are unaware of some of the basics that go into making up that rating, or what that score is. In all, 47 percent of adults said they do not know what their… Read More
You probably have it in your head that your credit report is “good” or “bad.” But with credit reports, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. The credit report itself is just a compilation of facts about your financial habits and it is, in fact, judgment-free. It’s up to lenders, insurance companies or others… Read More
This morning I headed to NBC’s Today Show to discuss preparing for life’s financial emergencies in advance. In my new book, Psych Yourself Rich, I write about how dealing with life’s financial hardships from a job loss to a pricey divorce or sudden illness shouldn’t have to feel like a 911 money emergency, as long… Read More
Credit.com and the free Credit Report Card were featured last night on Channel 2 KTVU‘s special report by Pam Cook. The report discussed why preserving good credit scores is key to surviving in a troubled economy. Adam Levin, Chairman and Co-Founder of Credit.com, was interviewed for the piece and explains how your credit card balances… Read More
Credit.com’s Credit Report Card on the Today Show
We had a wonderful time today at the Finovate Conference as we launched the Credit Report Card and met some of the most interesting and innovative people working in financial services technology today. Even more exciting: Credit.com won Best in Show, along with BancVue, Intuit, Silvertail and Yodlee. We’re so proud of our fantastic team!
The Credit Report Card is being taken down to undergo an enhancement internally. The exact date that the service will again be available isn’t known at this time. After tonight, our customers will have to use the Credit Score Compass to estimate their credit score instead.