Archive for the ‘Credit Repair Scams’ Category

Mail Identity Theft – More Dangerous Than It Looks

Most people do not pay too much attention to mail identity theft, but this is much more dangerous than it seems. For one, you are most likely to have private information somewhere in your inbox that the identity thieves can put to fraudulent use. Another reason is that the thieves would get ahold of all [...]

Credit Card Theft – Be Protected

Credit card theft can be a major irritation at the very least and a massive financial blow at its worst. Say, you are travelling and your credit cards are lost or stolen. This can, and more than likely would, create a very unpleasant turn of events, even with the best help at your disposal. The [...]

Filing bankruptcy in Oregon – The Pros and Cons

If you are filing bankruptcy in Oregon you will need to know to what extent this law will provide relief, and what loans are not covered under this law. Filing bankruptcy in Oregon is a good option if any of the following statements apply to you: -    Your bills are too long overdue and you [...]

Credit Repair Scam – 3 Danger Signs

When you are trying to repair your credit score in a hurry, you tend to believe all promises made as they seem to offer you exactly what you want. Beware of such false promises because these are tell- tale signs of credit repair scams. Here are some common tactics used to defraud vulnerable consumers: 1.   [...]

Credit card fraud – Be Sharp About Your Security

Are you aware of the severity of credit card fraud? There are an estimated 1 trillion credit card holders in the world today – as this is the most convenient way to shop in this technological age. Credit cards are used for a large gamut of services – not only for buying goods and services [...]

Cost of identity theft – A Thriving Business?

With identity theft on the rise, a few agencies conducted inverted analysis that looked into the cost of identity theft. What does it cost to set up an identity theft company? The results were shocking to say the least – the cost comes to $30-$300. This is all it costs to set up a fake [...]

Credit Theft – What is this?

There are about 9 million Americans who fall victim to credit theft every year; and the number is growing steadily. This type of theft is when your name and your social security number are used to avail loans, or when your credit card is used in an unauthorized manner. This has become a “business” today [...]

Credit repair fraud – Are you Asking For It?

I have seen many ads for credit repair services and some of them are beyond preposterous. They scream credit repair fraud in capital letters, but even so, people pay attention to them and many even believe them. Some examples are, “We can make your negative entries disappear”, “Guaranteed jump in credit score”, “Bankruptcy can be [...]

Are You Afraid Of Credit Repair Scams?

If you are in need of credit repair counseling- do not wait any longer. Most people fear credit repair scams and therefore choose to handle their credit repair issues themselves. Don’t let yourself be intimidated into further financial destruction! Rather Instead, educate yourself on how to differentiate between a scam and a genuine credit repair [...]

3 Ways to Tell Which Credit Repair Companies Are Genuine

You hear so much about credit scams and scandals about credit repair that you may be horrified at even the thought of approaching such credit repair companies or agencies for help. Yet, this is possibly one of the best professional assistances you can get. It is possible to learn how to identify the legitimate companies [...]