Half of Americans didn''t check credit score in 2010

Feb 15, 2011 Brian Bradley

The New York Federal Reserve reports that more people are taking out credit cards, but only 50 percent of Americans checked their credit reports in 2010, according to a consumer survey by credit.com.Nearly 27 percent surveyed said they had


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Campaign pushes for crime-free rental property in Lake Tahoe

Feb 15, 2011 Matt Roesly

Campaign pushes for crime-free rental property in Lake Tahoe

Property owners, managers and landlords in Lake Tahoe, California, will meet next month to discuss rolling out a new program that targets crime-free rental property, the Tahoe Daily Tribune reports. According to the paper, the collection of


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California car dealers finally seeing signs of recovery

Feb 15, 2011 Brian Bradley

The auto industry was one of the hardest hit by the recession. Dealerships saw their sales numbers drop precipitously with the loss of disposable income and consumer willingness to repair rather than trade in. However, signs of a recovery are


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U.S. household debt continues to slide

Feb 15, 2011 Brian Bradley

The amount of assumed credit card debt continues to climb nationwide, but a report from the Federal Reserve shows that household debt in the United States is actually on the decline. The Federal Reserve reports that total household debt dipped


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FICO challenges credit card holders to raise their scores

Feb 15, 2011 Brian Bradley

Consumers nationwide are facing the uncertain economic future as they wrestle with their consumer credit scores and the impact those figures have on their earning power. In response, FICO, the leader in credit scoring, has issued a challenge


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