Just about everyone wants to know how to get good credit, unless they are of the opinion that they do not need credit. One radio personality is currently selling his secrets for living without credit. He claims that his credit score is zero, because he has never used credit. This may be great for him. Apparently he has always had enough cash to pay for what he needs or wants. The average person is not so lucky. Whether you currently have a poor credit history or no credit history at all, then there are certain things you can do to create a credit history, improve a poor credit history and correct errors in your credit history. You can learn how to get good credit.

The first step for anyone learning how to get good credit is to view the information stored on their credit reports. Because of a recently enacted law, the three major credit bureaus (Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion) created a website (www.annualcreditreport.com) where you can view and print your credit reports. Be sure to spell it correctly or you may end up at an impostor site selling information about how to get good credit or improve poor credit. Even the credit bureaus will try to get you to sign up for newsletters offering advice about how to get good credit and what to do if you have poor credit. Continue Reading

Can I get diabetes from someone else?

Although we don’t know exactly why some people get diabetes, we know that diabetes is not contagious – You cannot get it from others. There is a chance that a person whose parents or brothers and sisters have diabetes might get diabetes, particularly Type 2 diabetes. But lifestyle factors also play a part.

Eating too much sugar causes diabetes.

Eating sugar does not cause diabetes. Diabetes is caused by a combination of inherited and lifestyle factors. However, eating a diet high in fat and sugar can cause you to become overweight. Being overweight increases your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, so if you have a history of diabetes in your family, a healthy diet and regular exercise are recommended to control your weight. Continue Reading