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This section of our Credit Management Series explains the basics of credit analysis. Learn the factors credit reporting agencies use to determine your credit score. Find the “strings attached” with a free credit report, and how a credit report differs from a credit score. Finally, our credit analysis section provides you with baseline scores so you know how to rate your credit score.
This section of our Credit Management Series explains how credit reporting works. Learn who the credit reporting agencies are, and what they look at when creating your credit report. Discover who has access to your credit report and what circumstances allow them to legally access your credit report without your permission. Like it or not, our credit reports affects many aspects of our life. Understand how your credit report defines you.
This section of our Credit Management Series explains your consumer credit rights. We provide an overview of major US credit laws and how they affect your life. Our credit rights sections answers common questions associated with the following credit laws: the Truth in Lending Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, and the Fair Credit Billing Act.
This section of our Credit Management Series alerts consumers to the dark side of the credit counseling industry. We provide smart tips for spotting dishonest credit counseling agencies. Our goal is to provide you with the tools you need to make informed decisions on what type of credit counseling agency to work with and how to get the credit help you need.
This section of our Credit Management Series teaches you how to improve your credit. By using our four basic steps, you can manage your credit and improve your credit score. Our credit improvement section provides additional resources for credit card help to improve your credit.
CreditGUARD of America, Inc. hopes you find these educational resources useful in managing your credit.
Help with Credit Management
Contact us online or Call CreditGuard of America at 1-800-500-6489 for more information on our non-profit credit counseling and debt counseling agency. Certified Credit Counselors are available Monday through Thursday 8 am – 11 pm, Friday 8 am – 10 pm, Saturday 10 am to 6 pm Eastern Time. For online service, 24/7, use the Credit Card Debt Analyzer to calculate your estimated interest and payment savings available, through our debt management program.