Credit Score Myths

Credit Score Myths The experts on Discovery Channel’s “Mythbusters” have tackled the 5-second rule for dropped food and whether the moon landing was faked. It’s high time they took on credit scoring. Lenders have used these three-digit numbers for decades. The companies that create scores are increasingly open about how they work. Yet myths and misunderstandings…

Responsible Growth: How Investors Are Making a Difference

Responsible Growth: How Investors Are Making a Difference MAKING INVESTMENTS THAT MATCH people’s personal values has changed significantly over the past few decades. Early versions of “socially responsible” or “values-based” investing were primarily based on excluding specific investments that conflicted with an individual’s values (often at a potential cost in returns). But impact investing reflects…

Understanding Your Credit

Understanding Your Credit We hear a lot about credit — credit reports, credit scores, credit freezes, and credit monitoring. What does it all mean for you? Your credit matters because it affects your ability to get a loan, a job, housing, insurance, and more. It’s essential to understand your credit and how to protect it.…