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I Need Help With Making My Credit Score Better

Question: Dear Steve, I need help with my credit history and payments. I contacted the credit collection companies and started paying on some outstanding accounts. How can I get my credit fixed and remove these accounts to be able to raise my credit score? Sonia Answer: Dear Sonia, This recent podcast talks specifically about how …

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Rapid Reader Questions, Debt Consolidation, Navient, Credit Score, Fraud, and More

Q: Is it legal for a mortgage company to all of a sudden demand a deferment balance from 10 years ago now, or will they foreclose on the home I am one month behind on the monthly payment? A: That sounds a lot like a balloon mortgage (a mortgage in which a large portion of …

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Add Points to Your Credit Score by Talking on the Phone and Watching Netflix

If you’re among the millions streaming more often during COVID-19, Experian is offering a way to use the leading video streaming service to boost your credit. Building on its groundbreaking consumer credit product, Experian Boost™, the company announced today that consumers can add video streaming payment history to their Experian credit reports using Experian Boost. …

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