Tag Archives: Credit history

Credit Reports: Just the Facts

Fall has arrived-time to set back the clocks, get a flu shot, and check your credit report? Wait a minute. Check your credit report? UW-Extension educators are continuing a “Check Your Free Credit Report Campaign: 2/2, 6/6, 10/10,” reminding people … Continue reading

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How to Improve Your Credit History and Pay Less for Loans

A credit report provides a record of your history of paying loans and bills, including any late payments. These reports are important because they can affect your ability to qualify for a low-cost loan or insurance policy, rent an apartment … Continue reading

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Advice for College Bound Students

Like vacationers packing for a cruise or workers buying a wardrobe for a new job, students beginning their freshman year at college are rightly excited about the journey they are about to begin. In addition to planning their technology needs … Continue reading

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Answers to Some Common Questions…

Below are some common questions that we hope provide some answers for you. There is a billing error (e.g., an incorrect amount or a transaction I didn’t make) on my credit card statement. What should I do? The Fair Credit … Continue reading

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Your Wallet: A Loser’s Manual How to Protect Your Money, Credit Record & Your Sanity

As part of National Consumer Protection Week, Union State Bank is providing information on how you can become a wiser consumer of financial products. Reprinted from FDIC Consumer News http://www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/news/cnwin1011/wallet.html  Consider this: Your wallet is stolen. You immediately call your … Continue reading

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Your Credit Report & Credit Score: Simple Steps to Make Them Better

As part of National Consumer Protection Week, Union State Bank is providing information on how you can become a wiser consumer of financial products. Reprinted from FDIC Consumer News  http://www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/news/cnfall11/credit.html It is no secret that the information in your credit report may be … Continue reading

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