"Credit card fraud: A thief goes through trash to find discarded receipts or
carbons, and then uses your account numbers illegally. A dishonest clerk makes
an extra imprint from your credit or charge card and uses it to make personal
charges. You respond to a mailing asking you to call a long distance number for
a free trip or bargain-priced travel package and you're told you must join a travel
club first and you're asked for your account number so you can be billed.
The catch! Charges you didn't make are added to your bill, and you never get your
"... What's Blocking?
When you use a credit or debit card to check into a hotel or rent a car, the
clerk usually contacts the company that issued your card to give an estimated
total. If the transaction is approved, your available credit (credit card) or
the balance in your bank account (debit card) is reduced by this amount.
That's a "block." Some companies also call this placing a "hold" on those
"The local credit reporting company receives a numerical score, along with the
information. The score represents many things, including a composite of the borrower's
credit history, employment, and ability to save. Most people don't know is that
their credit scores can change daily ..."
Many times the credit bureau is busy and does not handle your dispute properly ...
Basic rights under The Fair Credit Reporting Act
All Federal Laws are in consumer's favor and you will have the advantage ...
Credit Scoring and the Lending Industry
Credit scoring is crucial to your ability to get a loan. When you apply for a mortgage, your lender ...
The Unrepentant Bootlegger
New York Times
Video Credit By Channon Hodge and Jenna Wortham on Publish Date September 27, 2014. Image CreditNancy Borowick for The New York .... “But the prevalence of piracy shows that people are growing up in a culture of free, and that is not good for the ...
Home is where the Purple Heart is for Army specialist
Pensacola News Journal
Marleen Figueroa, Purple Heart Homes project manager, said these homes are by no means “free” and that the program is meant to help vets get back on their feet after experiences such as Tanner's. And who best to provide for veterans ... While the ...
AP classes harder to come by at Cummings
Burlington Times News
Slots in the NCVPS are limited by cost, and those slots go also to summer school, traditional, honors and credit-recovery classes — recovery classes for students making up a failed class. Byrd said the cost of ... Students can also take classes at ...