NextAdvisor Blog - Credit Monitoring

How to Handle Mistaken Debt Collection Calls

What should you do if you get collection calls about a debt that's not yours? We detail everything need to know to rid yourself of the debt.
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3 Unexpected Things That Can Hurt Your Credit

Building credit is about following rules, but sometimes things that you don't expect can hurt your credit. We dig into three of these unexpected things.
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How Your Credit History May Impact Your Job Hunt

Are you on the hunt for a new job? You already know that a polished resume can help, but here's how your credit history may impact your job hunt.
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What is a Credit Score?

What is a credit score? If you've ever asked yourself that question, you'll want to read this post. Learn all about your credit scores and why they matter.
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Can I Fall Victim to Identity Theft with a Fraud Alert or Credit Freeze in Place?

Does placing a fraud alert or credit freeze on your credit reports completely protect you from identity theft? We break it down.
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NextAdvisor Survey Reveals Americans’ 2018 Financial Resolutions

Do you plan on making any financial resolutions for 2018? We surveyed over 1,000 adults to find out what kinds of goals they're making in the coming year.
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Zombie Bank Accounts: The Scam You’ve Likely Never Heard About

Identity thieves don't just target your credit, they can target your banking accounts, too. Learn about zombie bank accounts and how they can harm you.
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What to Know About the Types of Credit Accounts

You know that there's a difference between your credit card and a mortgage loan, but you may not know the exact types of credit accounts. We break it down.
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What is the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Why Does It Matter?

Find out what the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is, what it does to protect you and why it's the center of recent controversy.
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Give Your Financial Security a Tune-Up with This Checklist

Unsure of how to stay on top of your finances throughout the year? Take things step-by-step with our financial security maintenance checklist.
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