NextAdvisor Blog - Credit Monitoring

Credit Reports and Credit Scores: What are They and Why Do They Matter?

What are credit reports and credit scores? Read on to learn what they are, how they differ and why your credit reports and credit scores matter.
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5 Unexpected Places Where Your Credit Card Can Get Stolen

Getting your credit card stolen isn't always obvious. Here are five locations you may think of as safe that are targeted by card thieves.
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What is Credit Health?

What does credit health mean, exactly, and what can you do to ensure yours is in tip-top shape? We detail how to give your credit a checkup.
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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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