Borrow Like a Duck
It would be great to never rely on loans or credit cards, but in some cases you'll need to. Before you borrow, know how to read your credit report, understand the terms of your loan or credit card, and make sure you get the best deal.
Free Credit Report Information
Access information regarding your free credit reports. The Federal Trade Commission provides a broad base of consumer information to assist you with maintaining a good, clean credit report.
AnnualCreditReport.com is the official site to help consumers obtain their free annual credit report online.
Consumer Credit Reporting Companies:
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