How to Review your Credit Report

Reading a credit report and understanding what to look for can be confusing. Use these tips to learn how to properly review your credit report.

Your top 5 credit questions answered

When it comes to building and maintaining good credit, the best path isn’t always obvious

Don’t Let Back-to-School Shopping Stress You Out

Here are three steps you can take to plan for the upcoming back-to-school shopping season:

2021 Give Back Sweepstakes

Keep your Fortera rewards Mastercard® top of wallet for a chance to win $5,000! Simply use your rewards credit card on everyday purchases a minimum of four times in a week in order to qualify for the drawing.

Your credit score and credit report are waiting for you!

Fortera is excited to announce our new free financial education tool, SavvyMoney. You now have instant access to your credit score and credit report, along with personalized tips on how to improve your score or maintain an already great score.

Fortera 2021 Scholarship Winners

These ten student members have each been awarded a $2,000 scholarship. We are excited to help these students pursue their post-secondary education dreams.

Summer of Savings: Job Ideas for Teens

Summer jobs are a great way to practice responsibility and jumpstart saving habits that will last long beyond the dollars earned.

The Best Financial Lessons I Learned From My Mother

Let’s honor the most important women in our lives by remembering the most important things they taught us.

The Low-Down on Credit Counseling

Most of us have never stopped to even think about what credit counseling is until we find ourselves facing a financial roadblock. Credit counseling isn’t just for those who need to improve their financial health — it can also help you to be more proactive in maintaining your finances as well.

Reward Card vs. Store Credit Card

It’s very tempting to say “yes” when the cashier offers a 30% discount if you sign up for their card. This can sound like a great deal, after all we all enjoy a discount. But now you are confused if they are offering a store rewards program card or a store credit card.