Rent Payments Will Now Boost Your Credit Score

It took a long time but it finally happened. Credit reporting bureau Experian recently announced that it's now collecting consumer data on renters. Those who pay on time will now see it reflected as a boost to their credit score. But, beginning in 2012, late payments will also be reported. Rent payments have long been overlooked as an indicator of credit worthiness....more

Get Debt Free for Life on January 5

Beginning at one minute after midnight on Wednesday, January 5, personal finance expert David Bach will give away a free download of his new book Debt Free for Life: The Finish Rich Plan to Financial Freedom to everyone who stops by the AOL web site WalletPop.com. The free download offer is good only for 24 hours. If you’ve heard the term “latte’ effect” before then you’ve heard of David Bach....more