‘It could be the difference between an approval and denial’: Experian, Equifax and TransUnion remove fully-paid medical debt from credit reports on July 1. Will this help your credit score?

'It could be the difference between an approval and denial': Experian, Equifax and TransUnion remove fully-paid medical debt from credit reports on July 1. Will this help your credit score?

Paid medical debt is rolling off consumer credit reports in an overhaul that the credit bureaus say will improve people’s financial wellbeing. In a time of rising interest rates and increased costs with the pandemic’s scariest days hopefully done, for some it can’t come a moment too soon. Equifax, Experian and TransUnion are dropping the … Read more

How we got addicted to using Q-tips the wrong way

How we got addicted to using Q-tips the wrong way

New York CNN Business — Every Q-tips box has a warning label: “Do not insert swab into ear canal,” and if you’re going to use it to clean your ears, gently swab the outer part only. But extracting wax from our ear canals is precisely why most of us buy Q-tips in the first place. … Read more