Bev O'Shea

I write about credit and debt for NerdWallet. Fitness late bloomer, reader, chocolate addict, occasional night owl. Opinions are mine.

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How to Get Your Credit Disaster-Ready
May, 29 2019
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Credit Scores Are Rising — Is Yours, Too?
May, 20 2019
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Does Getting Married Affect Your Credit?
May, 7 2019
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When Is Your Credit Score High Enough?
April, 25 2019
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How I Ditched Debt: Kicking Frugality Into High Gear
April, 8 2019
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What Is a Thin Credit File, and How Can You Plump It Up?
February, 28 2019
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Why Do I Have So Many Credit Scores?
February, 15 2019
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What Is the Average Credit Score?
January, 31 2019
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5 Smart Ways to Use and Repay Holiday Debt
December, 21 2018
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How Often Do My Credit Reports Update?
December, 12 2018
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How Often Should I Check My Credit Reports?
December, 11 2018
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Does Getting Denied for a Credit Card Hurt Your Score?
November, 30 2018
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Will Refinancing a Car Hurt Your Credit?
November, 9 2018
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Does Closing a Credit Card Hurt Your Credit Score?
November, 7 2018
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New UltraFICO Score Could Boost Credit Access for Consumers
October, 22 2018
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Free Credit Freezes: Time to Rethink Your Protection?
August, 28 2018
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5 Times to Stash Your Cash and Pay With Plastic
August, 13 2018
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How I Ditched Debt: ‘It Became Like a Game to Us’
July, 10 2018
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FICO Score 9: What You Need to Know
June, 26 2018
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It’s Not All About Money: Financial Wisdom for Young Adults
June, 25 2018
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If You Deal With Depression, Safeguard Your Credit
April, 30 2018
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What Is Synthetic Identity Theft?
April, 27 2018
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How to See What 5 Data Reports Reveal About You
April, 6 2018
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How I Ditched Debt: Tenacious Focus on the Goal
April, 3 2018
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Help Your Partner’s Credit — Without Harming Your Own
April, 2 2018
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The Scariest Thing to Find on Your Credit Reports
March, 1 2018
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Equifax Messed Up — Who Pays? You Do
March, 1 2018
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How and Why to Use the Equifax Free Credit Lock App
March, 1 2018
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Don’t Be Frozen Out — Know How and When to Thaw Your Credit
February, 15 2018
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How to Freeze Your Credit With Equifax
January, 29 2018
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Child Identity Theft: How to Protect Your Child’s Credit
December, 20 2017
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That New Store Card Could Torpedo Your Credit Score
December, 16 2017
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How I Ditched Debt: A Wish List Kept Her Going
December, 12 2017
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Does Freezing Your Credit Hurt Your Credit Score?
December, 12 2017
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How I Ditched Debt: ‘Born Spender’ Goes on a Spending Fast
November, 28 2017
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Are You a Credit Ghost? Here’s How to Come Back to Life
October, 9 2017
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How to Place a Fraud Alert on Your Credit, and Why
October, 3 2017
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Start Defending Your Credit by Reading Your Reports
September, 29 2017
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Protect Your Credit Even as Equifax Vows Free Lifelong Lock
September, 28 2017
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Equifax and Fiction: 4 Data Breach Myths to Dismiss
September, 15 2017
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Lock Down Your Data After Equifax Breach — Right Now
September, 8 2017
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The Credit Move That Can Bump Up Your Score in 30 Days
September, 8 2017
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How I Ditched Debt: Newly Single, ‘I Knew I Had to Help Myself’
September, 5 2017
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If You Want a Good Credit Score, Read Your Credit Reports
August, 23 2017
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5 Things Your Credit Reports Won’t Reveal
August, 17 2017
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Used-Car Leases, Solar Raise Consumer Ire, Survey Finds
July, 27 2017
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Want Healthy Finances? Start Here
July, 21 2017
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What Is the Range for Credit Scores?
July, 3 2017
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Will Your Score Soar with Credit Report Changes?
June, 28 2017
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How to Untangle Your Finances in a Divorce
June, 23 2017
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