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, Shopping

Don’t let your credit score suffer a holiday hangover

You survived the holidays – it’s time now to discard boxes, vacuum up fir needles, eat nothing but leafy greens and monitor your credit score. Your stomach and your trash bins are not the only things that can get overstuffed…
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Fine print, Living with credit, Research, regulation, industry reports

Alabama, FSU fall out of college football’s top 20 – in credit scores

At least one college football poll doesn’t have the mighty Alabama Crimson Tide ranked No. 1, or even in the top 20. No, it’s not some rogue sports news network trying to drive clicks to its website by courting controversy.…
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Living with credit, New products, Research, regulation, industry reports

Credit scores are hot, cool cars are not

If you have a high credit score and you’re single, you’re ready to mingle – even if you drive a ’92 Ford Taurus. The latest in a string of surveys supporting the sex appeal of the credit score superstar comes…
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Living with credit, New products, Shopping

You can now apply for credit by sending a text

Applying for credit while shopping for a car or a new TV is now as simple as texting “LOL” to your BFF. Credit bureau Experian recently unveiled Text for Credit, a new service for lenders that allows consumers to apply…
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Living with credit, Protecting yourself, Shopping

To latte, or not to latte? That’s the $5-a-day question

Are personal finance gurus who tell you to cut the lattes full of beans, or do their critics need to wake up and smell the coffee? We’ve all heard from some money expert or another that we should kick that…
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