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Brady Porche

Brady Porche is a staff reporter at CreditCards.com. A career trade journalist, he has covered a variety of industries, including water and wastewater, petrochemicals and refining, travel and leisure and professional sports. He also wrote and edited a series of business books and company histories as editor of a custom publishing firm.

A native of Louisiana, Porche received a bachelor of arts degree in mass communication from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.

Posts by Brady Porche

Living with credit, Research, regulation, industry reports

Give up social media for a good credit score? Millennials would

Would you give up Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat for a credit score of 750? The people you’d least expect to take that trade overwhelmingly say “yes.” According to a new study by Capital One, 90 percent of 18 to 24-year-olds…
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Protecting yourself, Research, regulation, industry reports

Credit bureaus slapped for reporting errors, shady marketing

Credit report errors are a nightmare for consumers — but they can also cause severe headaches for credit bureaus. Mississippi’s attorney general this month announced Equifax, Experian and TransUnion must pay the state a total of $7.2 million and overhaul…
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New products, Shopping

Surprising things you can buy from Facebook chatbots

Facebook has built its massive success on interactions between people, but now chatty robots are taking over. In September, the social media network announced users of its Messenger app will soon be able to buy products directly from “chatbots” —…
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Living with credit, Protecting yourself

Naming baby after yourself can cause credit mix-ups

Expecting a baby? Be careful of the name you choose — your kid could get teased at school or worse, suffer credit report headaches as an adult. With a handful of time-tested exceptions, parents’ taste in baby names has evolved…
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