5 Credit Report Myths You Need To Know

If you think the credit reporting process is complicated and too hard to understand, you’re absolutely right. With several different credit bureaus, countless credit reporting laws and rules, and more than a handful of websites advertising “free” credit reports and scores, it can be hard for the average consumer to fully comprehend what goes into a credit report, how the information is reported and how it can affect a credit score. As...

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FAA Says Drone Sightings Double

Washington — Pilot reports of drone sightings so far this year are more than double last year, according to the Federal Aviation Administration, raising concern about the potential for a deadly collision. There have been more than 650 reports this year by pilots of unmanned aircraft flying near manned aircraft, the FAA said in a statement. There were 238 drone sightings in all of 2014. The reports come from pilots of a variety of...

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Money Talk: A Credit ‘Freeze’ Can Protect You From ID Theft

Question: Is there a way to lock my credit history and access to prevent the unscrupulous from opening accounts in my name? Maybe I’m rare, but I have enough existing credit cards, don’t have a mortgage and essentially have no debt, and I want to keep it that way. I suspect businesses that make their living issuing credit reports will resist this ability, but I want to do all I can to make it tough for anyone to steal my identity....

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