Data breaches grab headlines in 2018

Credit Advisors was featured in a KMTV news story about 2018 data breaches. By Steffani Nolte OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Massive data breaches are grabbing headlines this year. Last month at Marriott, hackers stole credit card numbers, addresses, and phone numbers of 500-million people. Just days later, Quora, a question and answer website said security…

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How to know when to stage a credit intervention

How to know when to stage a credit intervention When a person’s financial actions are causing harm, it may be time to step in By Erica Sandberg  |  Published: May 1, 2017 When someone close to you is making one destructive financial decision after another, it may be time to stage a credit intervention. An intervention that focuses on…

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Who Inherits Credit Card Debt?

For some Americans, the financial question that lingers after a loved one’s death isn’t “What am I going to do with all this money?” It’s “Do I have to pay this credit card debt?” It’s possible that left-behind credit card debt could be your responsibility. But quite often it isn’t. It’s fairly common for survivors…

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Alive, But Credit Dead

Two credit reporting services list an Omaha woman as deceased. But Vickie Steele is very much alive and she wants her credit name cleared. Vickie said, “I couldn’t even get credit for a dime let alone a car and I have excellent credit, my house is paid for. This is just a disaster.” Through research…