Taylor Medine

Taylor Medine is a freelance writer who’s covered all things personal finance for the last seven years. She enjoys writing financial product reviews and guides on budgeting, saving, repaying debt, and building credit. Her bylines have appeared on The Balance, Experian, Credit Karma, Business Insider, and much more.

Articles by Taylor Medine

Best Credit Monitoring Services

Today, scammers are coming up with elaborate schemes to steal your entire identity. And after getting a hold of your information, they can then open... read more

6 Things That Can Hurt Your Credit Score

Your credit score helps creditors determine how risky it is to lend money to you. Borrowers who have a high credit score can get access... read more

What Is My VantageScore?

You’ve probably heard of the FICO credit-scoring model. It’s the veteran in the world of credit, with lenders first using FICO Scores in 1989. But... read more

6 Ways to Build Credit Without a Credit Card

Building credit can be a challenge for young adults, people without credit, immigrants or anyone with a poor credit history. You need access to credit... read more

How does a credit card hold work?

After checking into a hotel or renting a car, you may notice that the merchant initiated a credit card hold, which locked funds in your... read more

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