Cash or Credit? Renters in San Francisco Need Both – BiglyThe average credit score for people who successfully leased an apartment in 2017 in San Francisco was 724, compared with the nationwide average of 650.
Credit Reporting Firms To Change How Scores Are DeterminedThe three major credit-reporting firms are about to change the way they determine your credit score, which could be good news for millions of Americans.
How Trump And Clinton Can Improve Their Business Credit ScoresNav Head of Market Education Gerri Detweiler finds room for improvement in the credit reports of The Trump Organization and The Clinton Foundation.
What We Talk About When We Talk About Business CreditEquifax Vice President and Group Counsel Doug Sperry lays out what business credit is, how to build it and where you can find yours.
6 Money Tasks You Can Let Technology Do For YouTechnology has obliterated or automated a lot of money tasks. If you still balance your checkbook, or stand in bank lines, you can quit.
San Francisco Tenants Outraged Over Lower-Haight Property Manager’s Costly Rental Requirements Tenants at a rent-controlled apartment building in San Francisco’s Lower-Haight neighborhood say they've received notice from their landlord that they need to prove an annual income of $100,000 in addition to a high credit score.
Car Loan Program For Low-Income Families Expands To South BayGetting a new set of wheels is becoming much easier for low-income families in Silicon Valley, as a car loan program expands to Santa Clara County.
ConsumerWatch: 4-Year-Old Mistake On Credit Report Hurts HomeownerA mistake on your credit report can be costly. And experts say the best way to fix an error it by contacting the credit reporting agencies directly and informing them of the mistake - They’re required by law investigate within 30 days.
ConsumerWatch: San Francisco Ranks High In Credit Score SurveyThe economy has been rough, but there are still people in the Bay Area that can brag about having a high credit score.
ConsumerWatch: Cleaning Up Debt That's Not YoursConsumer complaints against debt collection agencies soared last year, with many coming from people who say they were falsely accused.
ConsumerWatch: Unused Credit Cards Could Lower Your Credit ScoreA standard practice by banks to cancel inactive accounts could cost consumers a lower credit score.