NextAdvisor Blog - Credit Monitoring

Is There a Bad Way to Check Your Credit?

We look at the variety of ways you can check your credit to see which will give you the best results and which you should use with caution.
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What is Debt Settlement and How Does It Work?

If you're struggling to make payments and don't want to default, debt settlement is likely an option you'll consider. Learn how the debt settlement works.
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Which Credit Card Providers Offer Free Credit Score Tools for Everyone?

Did you know some credit card providers have free credit score tools available for anyone to use, whether they're a cardholder or not?
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Is It Possible to Monitor Your Credit Yourself?

You may have heard of credit monitoring services, especially after a data breach, but what do they do and can you monitor your credit yourself?
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New Legislation Means Free Credit Freezes for Everyone

The days of paying to place, temporarily lift or permanently remove a credit freeze are over. New legislation means free credit freezes for everyone.
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Can Chip Cards Prevent Payment Card Fraud?

You may have heard that chip cards provide more security, but have you wondered if chip cards prevent payment card fraud altogether? Read on to find out.
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Can You Prevent Payment Card Fraud?

As the number of data breaches rises, you may be asking yourself if there's a way to prevent payment card fraud. We explain.
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Government Agencies That Can Help You with Consumer Complaints

if a company isn't taking your consumer complaints seriously, learn about which government agencies you can turn to for help.
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FTC Identity Theft Assistant Links with IRS to Help Tax Fraud Victims

The FTC has updated its identity theft assistant to include additional aid for victims of tax identity theft. Find out whether you should use it.
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The Credit Bureaus are Removing Tax Liens from Credit Reports: Will Your Scores Increase?

The credit bureaus have agreed to remove all tax liens from consumer credit reports across the board. Will this impact your credit scores, and by how much?
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