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What is my fico score?

The following post in our Reader Question series is an actual user submitted question ... of Equifax’s credit monitoring service. You get your Equifax FICO score as well as all three bureaus’ credit reports plus 3-bureau credit monitoring and some other goodies. It’s a great service so you may [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 18:46:28

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Free credit monitoring services

Today is the deadline to sign up for nine months of free credit monitoring by registering to participate in a class-action settlement with ... for marketing uses, a practice the Chicago credit bureau says did not violate the law and was discontinued in 2001. More details from the article: Consumers who had an open line of credit or a credit [more...]

Date: 2008-09-24 21:37:49

Weekend Links - I Want a Volkswagen Bus edition

Today, my wife and I drove 7 hours from nearly San Deigo back to our home in San Francisco ... , a post based on the US economy, zombies, and the girl in the photo. True Credit review - how I use the credit score & credit report monitoring service from Money Smart Life offers many reasons [more...]

Date: 2008-07-21 05:37:39

Mint monitors our credit-crunched spending

Mint.com balance service As consumers watch what they spend more closely in these credit-squeezed times, services such as Mint ... automatically categorises users’ bank and credit card transactions, give it some fascinating ... on credit card balances - one institution topping the table with its members having an average balance [more...]

Date: 2008-11-19 23:50:18

Benefits of Identity Theft Shield

Attorney General John Ashcroft called identity theft as “one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States”. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) ... can hire credit-monitoring services that alert them when there are changes in their credit report ... are there to fight for you. To prevent identity fraud, experts recommend that you review your credit repo [more...]

Date: 2008-12-27 18:30:03

An Example of What the Credit Bureaus Try to Sell You

experian1 I mentioned yesterday that you can set up a quasi-credit monitoring service for yourself ( ... annual report without a credit score attached to it. This is the link you want. The second image ... ) and the offer is to give you your Experian Credit Score for “only” $5.95″!”. As I said yesterday [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 13:00:15

Credit Karma Uses Ad Model to Provide Free Credit Information

According to the 2007 Online Banking Report, approximately one in three US adult consumers monitors or checks their credit score in some form or ... the score is usually only free if you enroll in a credit monitoring service. In this margin-rich industry ... . FreeCreditReport.com and TrueCredit.com, the consumer direct sites of Experian and TransUnion [more...]

Date: 2008-11-25 19:39:56

Target 800 – Credit Score (pfblogs.org)

Because of an identity theft incident, I subscribe to Equifax's credit monitoring services. While reviewing my credit report for any problem entries, I noticed Equifax is offering Scorewatch free for 30 days. Well – I haven't hit my target of 800, but things aren't bad. Has anyone made [more...]

Date: 2008-08-31 02:04:17

Millions being notified after online banking malware exploit

On Dec. 2, traffic to certain online bill payment websites operated by CheckFree was redirected to a website in Ukraine capable of infecting users’ ... malicious software and two years of credit monitoring service.  The company has notified the Federal ... of financial electronic commerce services and products. How many victims? 160,000 users [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 22:21:52

Get Good Credit if You Want to Buy a Car

In this time of economic uncertainty many are putting off a major purchase such as buying a car. Why incur even more debt? ... a service such as FreeCreditReport ($12.95/month for credit score and monitoring) or myFico ... , but their threshold for extending credit has typically been lower than actual banks. What many don’ [more...]

Date: 2008-10-30 00:43:30

freecreditreport.com scam exposed AGAIN

I've often written about the freecreditreport.com scam. The website is run by the credit bureau Experian. Over at Smartmoney ... being locked into the $14.95/month credit report monitoring service that the company sells is down ... to the government-mandated annualcreditreport.com site where you can get an actual free credit report required [more...]

Date: 2008-12-07 12:49:45

Consumer 101: Get Your Free Credit Report From "Annual Credit Report.com" [Annual Credit Report]

You've probably seen those commercials featuring a friendly looking jackass and his factually inaccurate songs about what can happen to you if you don't check your credit report. It's true, checking your credit report is a good idea ... been fooled by other sites. They want to sell you a trial subscription to some credit monitoring service [more...]

Date: 2008-09-25 17:07:30

New Feature: Cutback Tool Helps You Save On Recurring Monthly Expenses (Or How I Caught WaMu Skimming My Savings)

Looking for a quick, sustainable way to make a positive impact on your bottom line? ... . Several beta testers reported charges of $14.95 for freecreditreport.com, a credit monitoring service ... . If you choose to cut an expense, we’ll show you how long you have to cancel the service before [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 17:23:46

Another reason to love Maine

A recent breach report on The Office of Inadequate Security described a mailing error breach involving the Finance Authority of Maine ... our apologies, and offer the credit monitoring service. This being Maine, we also have heard stories [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 13:46:10

Wesabe introduce labs and cutback tools

Wesabe just keep the good stuff coming - ok I admit I am a fan but they are worth it ... |Wesabe blog several beta testers reported charges of $14.95 for freecreditreport.com, a credit monitoring service they understandably thought was actually free (let’s see…wouldn’ [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 23:25:46

Craigslist Cracks Down on Whoring

As a "part of an agreement with attorneys general in 40 states," Craigslist will start monitoring its always-amusing "erotic services" ... " and pay with a valid credit car. Why? Well, this way, if needed, law enforcement can have Craigslist ... who post erotic service ads" that aren't on the up and up -- i.e., scams. (CBS5) Add to digg [more...]

Date: 2008-11-06 19:30:53

Ecommerce Hosting Can Do A Lot To Promote Your Online Business

With the rapid increase in numbers of online shoppers, Ecommerce hosting too has grown - if only to cater to this increased demand ... hosting services will do a number of useful tasks including keeping your credit card purchases on track, monitoring operations of your website as well handling email services. The most critical aspect [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 09:39:55

Comcast’s Twitter man adds a face to Anywhere customer service

Say what you will about Comcast, I have to give them credit for innovation in resolving Anywhere consumer problems with Comcast services ... out, we already had a service appointment scheduled, but knowing that Comcast was monitoring ... the issues raised on Twitter. That’s just great customer service, a smart differentiator for Comcast [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 15:12:49

Using TrustedID to Stop Identity Theft

ID theft is a rapidly increasing crime and there are several companies that are ready to help you not be a victim. These ID theft protection services essentially lock down your credit report so that you are notified whenever a new credit account is opened in your name. These companies also monitor various [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 06:35:12

Twitter updates for 2009-01-13

@superbadgirl it’s cheaper for NASA to transmit 1kb of data from the Hubble Telescope than it is to send a text message. Crazy ... me to know how much monthly monitoring service costs or they hired an 18 y/o to design the site. # I’ ... # @superbadgirl We were denied Brinks after we bought the house - they said credit was bad. But we just got [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 05:59:59

Around the World, Consumers and Businesses Turn to VeriSign® for Online Identity Protection

/India PRwire/ - As consumers wrestle with Internet security concerns in the face of recent high-profile account break-ins, ... credit-card-format tokens from InCard Technologies (NASDAQ: INVC).American Bankers Association ... Certificate, fraud detection services to monitor anomalies on the back end, and consumer education [more...]

Date: 2008-10-30 09:21:11

Ex-Moody's employee warned SEC about muni issues

A former employee of Moody's Investors Service warned federal regulators in March about deficiencies in the credit rating agency's monitoring of municipal bonds after being rebuffed by Moody's executives, a document shows. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-30 03:18:49

Permanent Link to 306. More incompetence at the VA

306. More incompetence at the VA In the largest breach of its kind in history, on May 3, 2006, ... for free credit monitoring for veterans. And the cost to avoid this mess? Nothing but a little common ... information, dates of military service, and claims data [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 08:57:43

Online Collaboration Tools - New Technologies And Web Services - Sharewood Guide Dec 08 08

Tired of having to manually sync documents between your different computers and your mobile devices? ... of the Sharewood Guide. online-collab-tools-nov302008.jpg Photo credit: xyzproject edited ... , remote monitoring / controlling / sharing, scheduling feature and more. Lotus Unyte - Allows users [more...]

Date: 2008-12-08 09:07:00


PT Multi Adiprakarsa Manunggal (’KARTUKU’) is a full-service electronic payment network infrastructure provider, providing sales, ... . - Supporting, maintaining, troubleshooting & Monitoring CCTV servers, PABX servers, &amp ... and that collections are made within agreed credit periods. - Checking every transaction for tax [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 02:17:23

Twitter Terror

I was amused to read that a draft Army intelligence report identified micro-blogging service Twitter as a potential tool for terrorists ... are our tools: sneakers, sandwiches, credit cards, cars, steak knives, box cutters, cameras, cell phones ... by millions of people every day for wonderful purposes, so we haven’t pursued restrictions on, or monitori [more...]

Date: 2008-10-27 15:12:22

Develop new software

City: NewlondonCasualty of the economy? Put your software /marketing skills to use while searching for your next permanent position ... electronically from credit/debit accounts eliminating inadvertent cancellations, service charges and late ... business insurance consumer.Spreadsheet based software would assist consumers in the monitoring [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 19:11:00

Crystal ball times three

OK, I lied. Part three of business writer Phil Perry's economic forecast story for 2009 did not get posted Friday morning ... ... Businesses scale down Your course probably will be confronted with the same credit squeeze your golfing ... that the main focus of the nation is on addressing and alleviating this credit squeeze. “The lack [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 22:55:43


Bill Werner is an Engineer in Missouri City, Texas. The following is his attempt to Encapsulate All of Modern Economic History (with a bonus push to the future) in one easy to swallow red pill. Turn away and think what you like. Or swallow this red pill leading down the rabbit hole to see another aspect of what I call “The Vast Matrix of Models [more...]

Date: 2008-12-03 12:00:35

SC Diocese Appears to Repudiates Catechism; SC Priest Is ‘Reined In,’ But Right (Update: Full Text of Letter)

BizzyBlog), I noted news that Fr. Newman, a Catholic priest and pastor at St. Mary’s Church in Greenville, South Carolina, had informed parishoners who voted for Barack Obama in full knowledge of the Illinois Senator’s aggressively proabortion positions that they “should not receive Holy Communion until and unless they are reconciled to God in the [more...]

Date: 2008-11-16 14:15:55

Beige Book’s Midwestern Summary

From the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book (HTML, PDF). Economic activity in the Seventh District declined further in December, ... market conditions weakened. Construction declined, and manufacturing activity moved lower. Credit ... service center activity continued to be robust. Sales were sluggish for Detroit three nameplate [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 01:00:38

Gates of Vienna News Feed 1/2/2009

In tonight’s news: Israel is poised to send ground troops into Gaza.A Muslim family was removed from a plane before takeoff, and is being compensated by the airline for the error. CAIR is in high dudgeon about the incident.Thousands of shoes were dumped on a Miami expressway — is that a message for President-eject Bush? [more...]

Date: 2009-01-03 04:42:00

Identity Theft Labs Shares Some Advice On How YOU Can Protect Yourself

Although it is not strictly business related, identity theft is no stranger in the world ... from dumpster diving, shoulder surfing, credit card skimming, stealing - purses - wallets - laptops - data ... of wireless communication under the motherboard of credit card readers made in China and distributed [more...]

Date: 2008-12-24 04:05:07

Gates of Vienna News Feed 1/3/2009

The situation with the Russian gas pipeline through Ukraine is interesting. The new pipeline through the Baltic — which will allow Russia to cut off supplies to Eastern Europe without disturbing the flow of energy to its reliable Western European customers — is not ready yet, so the cutoff of gas to Ukraine is having effects further west [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 04:50:00

Loose Lips Daily: Fenty Bids Dubya Farewell

As much local politics as humanly possible. Send your tips, releases, stories, events, etc. to lips@washingtoncitypaper.com. And get LL Daily sent straight to your inbox every morning! IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—”Man Dies at City Detox Facility“; “Wilson Building Gift Grab Begins” DATELINE CHICAGO—Morning all [more...]

Date: 2008-12-22 14:47:20

Gates of Vienna News Feed 1/8/2009

The latest word is that an agreement with Russia has been reached, and the flow through the gas pipeline will resume.Also, look for the storming of the Israeli consulate in Montreal, as well as other Gaza-inspired violence around the world.Thanks to AA, Abu Elvis, Insubria, JD, Tuan Jim, Vlad Tepes, and all the other tipsters who sent these in [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 04:49:00

Crash pilot ‘the right person at the right time’

Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger III was “the right guy at the right time at the right moment” to guide a jet safely onto the surface of the Hudson ... of personality, which is to his credit.” Sullenberger’s resume is packed with achievements. After ... he epitomized the ’service before self’ concept we strive to instill in our cadets,” Regni said [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 23:16:05

Combating Abuse: A Model That Works

Abuse, especially of children, continues to be the elephant in the Orthodox room. The news stories won’t go away. The cynicism won’t go away ... . Aleinu is the Orthodox unit of Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles. It provides a gamut ... it with one of successful partnership. A huge amount of credit goes to Debbie Fox, a licensed clinical [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 21:24:36

First Draft Of Stimulus Package

SUMMARY: AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT Action and Action Now! The economy is in a crisis not seen since the Great Depression. Credit is frozen, consumer purchasing power is in decline, in the last four months the country has lost 2 million jobs and we are expected to lose another 3 to 5 million in the next year [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 23:03:30

Naivité RevealedJanuary 14, 2009

I am angry enough that I think my fingers will have cramps after about 2 minutes from the fast and furious typing I will do ... mistakes.Keywords: Free trial.You know, in the age of credit card fraud and identity theft, I always thought I was safe. Yes, I use my credit card to order books on amazon or sign up for netflix [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 18:47:12

Post-Holidays Ideal Time to Check for ID Theft

We know, we know: that stack of bills on your kitchen table can’t possibly have a bright side. Right? ... . Request a Credit Report Unless you’re planning on requiring one for another purpose (such as a loan) within the next 12 months, now is also a good time to order a credit report. (You may obtain [more...]

Date: 2009-01-17 00:30:01

Eglin AFB Stumps the Identity Theft Expert

I just finished delivering an identity theft speech for the Department of Defense to the Airmen and Women of Eglin Air Force Base ... monitoring service truly free to military personnel, or is it just for certain personnel? I may ... ). I had heard several weeks ago on a different base that LifeLock offered this service to all members [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 01:46:42

Obama likely to retool Bush’s faith-based initiative

President-elect Obama has promised to build on the faith-based initiative of President Bush and, by adding key reforms, ... -neighborhood partnership. The broad outreach “is a matter of great credit to Obama ,” says Stanley Carlson ... that included religious elements in their social-service programming, a practice the courts [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 19:25:19

Is There a Get Out of MobileMe Free Card?

Like any good Apple fanboy, I was among the first to sign up and get a mac.com e-mail address way back in January of 2000 ... that finally switched me over to a hosted service, and I've been using that address almost exclusively ... . When Apple's iTools debuted, it was a free service. It was the same kind of e-mail offered by Yahoo! and others [more...]

Date: 2008-12-14 06:40:35

LifeLock Review

LifeLock is the company that has a picture of their CEO, Todd Davis, ... service guarantee, everything else is free to the public. You May Not Need It If you are diligent ... . They will remember to put fraud alerts on your credit history at the three bureaus every 90 days [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 12:19:44

Free Credit Report

I was surprised to find out a while ago that a good portion of Americans did not know they could view their credit report ... that the can get an annual credit report to stay on top of what is happening with their own credit. Let me tell ... and they go on to the subject of financing and he asked him what his credit was like, he looked [more...]

Date: 2008-12-08 04:27:55

Friday Fraudster Mail

I am having difficulty locating local Ministers to work with in the Lord direction. Missionary Program, I have prayed that God will aid me in my search for people to spread his word but now is time to ask your help in this area. Please advise me on what to do [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 08:26:44

Call Your Credit and ATM Card Issuers Before Traveling Internationally

I just finished calling all of the issuers for the credit and ATM cards that I plan on using internationally - Capital One, Citibank, WaMu, ... and end dates. It seems like their fraud monitoring systems are getting quite advanced. All of them ... their customer service from abroad. Using them is easy. Go to a pay phone, reach the operator [more...]

Date: 2008-11-14 11:12:06

Set-up and manage a feature-rich online shop with Volusion

Unfortunately, or perhaps fortunately, there’s an ecommerce solution for just about every kind of store ... and an arsenal of features. Regardless of your service level, you get the these extras standard ... Payment Gateway Credit Card Merchant Services (process Visa, MC, AMEX & Discover cards at industry [more...]

Date: 2009-01-08 02:08:53

Protection From Identity Theft Is A Must Today

Protection From Identity Theft Is A Must Today By Matthew Stanton on Jan 16, 2009 in Security | comments(0) ... you and you will never know their next target. No matter how vigilant you are criminals are already trained ... before allowing any credit requests. There is also the identity guard review for your credit monitoring [more...]

Date: 2009-01-17 00:19:52

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