Archive for September 2010

Finding Current Debt Solutions Online

When people search online, they usually view the first websites they see in the search results as the most important and when people surf online the majority use Google.  Google has a reputation of providing the most relevant results and they have made many changes to get timely information listed where people can see it.

However, I found an article on Google the other day (on Credit Card Debt) that was completely outdated.  The article was ranked in the top 5 of the search results. As far as I could tell it was written sometime in 2004 as the article mentioned the current year as 2004.  The article gave credit card debt statistics that were already outdated by the time the article was written.  Seems Google still has some work to do.

Your Free Credit Scores May Not Be Free

You have heard the ole saying that “there is no such thing as a free lunch”, well the same could be said for credit scores.  I am sure you have heard those annoying commercials 3 free scores and more.

You may get a number from these services, but usually you will first have to fill in a form and give them your personal information.  That means you’ll start receiving calls or emails from these companies trying to sell you on something else, like some type of monitoring service, or they automatically enroll you in their service where you get charged a monthly premium.  The free score may not be free after all, watch for the fine print to see what they are really offering.