There’s plenty for new college grads to celebrate at this time of year, but there’s also plenty to do to make sure post-college life is on the right financial footing. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan offers some advice for new grads looking to build a credit history.
What’s the most common type of identity theft? Probably not what you think.
It seems with each new year, incidents of identity theft rise. You can become a victim at any age, even children can be targets. 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has information to protect you and your family.
By Jim Donovan: Wells Fargo is hosting a free Home Preservation Workshop for customers who may be facing financial hardships and unable to pay their mortgage. The event will be held on Thursday, November 20 […]
Easy credit and longer-term loans currently being offered at auto dealerships can make buying an expensive car alluring, but don’t get reeled in.
3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has some advice for keeping personal data safe on campus.
A study released by the Urban Institute finds that 35 percent of people with credit reports have delinquencies that are in collections.
It’s not easy, but when you need transportation, there are ways to find a car despite a low credit score.
Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million cards, or about 7 percent of all debit and credit cards used at its namesake stores, may have been affected in a security breach.
Sally Beauty says that a security breach discovered on March 5 affected fewer than 25,000 credit and debit card accounts.
When you apply for credit, you authorize those lenders to ask or “inquire” for a copy of your credit report from a credit bureau – which could actually lower your credit score.
3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan shows you how to check out if you’ve got a record.
By Jim Donovan: Sallie Mae has announced that its introducing a transitional loan repayment plan so that graduates will have more budget flexibility while job hunting. The Graduated Repayment Period will allow new college graduates […]
Officials at Cheyney University are urging students to check their credit reports after an inadvertent release of their personal data, including Social Security numbers.
Generosity this time of year can have a price, especially if you’re running up your credit cards to buy gifts.