Category: CREDIT

How to Respond to the Equifax Data Breach

Consumer credit reporting agency Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) announced Thursday that as many as 143 million personally identifiable consumer records could have been stolen in a cyberattack on the company’s data store.

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5 Credit Cards Bargain Hunters Will Love

CREDIT.COM  There are so many ways to find great deals today. Deal websites will do the legwork for you, delivering deep discounts on a range of products right to your inbox. But old-school bargain hunters know the thrill of finding a great deal yourself isn’t easily replicated.

Certain credit cards can help sweeten a deal or even guide savvy sales seekers in the right direction. Here are five.

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Car buyers stretch loan payments to record lengths to get in pricier vehicles

As car buyers’ obsession with bigger, pricier vehicles grows, so does their willingness to take longer to pay for them, says new analysis from Edmunds.com.

The average auto-loan length reached an all-time high of 69.3 months in June. That’s 6.8% longer than five years ago, said the site that provides auto industry statistics and news.

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