Erica Sandberg

Erica Sandberg

Bad Credit Expert

Erica Sandberg is a consumer finance expert and journalist whose articles and insights are featured in publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, MarketWatch, Forbes, and MSN Money. An experienced media host, she's led many financial programs, including her podcast, "Adventures With Money." She's appeared on Fox, CNN, "EconTalk" and "The Dr. Drew Podcast," and has been the resident money and credit authority for KRON-4 News in San Francisco for more than 10 years. Her book "Expecting Money: The Essential Financial Plan for New and Growing Families" was first released in 2008, and the 2017 edition is out now.

Latest Posts

(7) Total Posts to Date

Guide

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9 min read

7 Credit Restoration Strategies & Services

7 Credit Restoration Strategies & Services

If your credit rating is not where you’d like it to be, you may wonder if there are credit restoration strategies... read more »

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By: Erica Sandberg • 10/29/19

Guide

17,248 views

11 min read

609 Letter Template & How to File a Credit Dispute

609 Letter Template & How to File a Dispute

Removing an error from your credit report is generally as simple as completing a credit reporting agency’s dispute... read more »

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By: Erica Sandberg • 9/18/19

Guide

59,280 views

9 min read

“What is a Signature Loan?” Plus 5 Other FAQs

What is a Signature Loan?

Is it possible to borrow money from a reputable financial institution with nothing but your good name? Yes, and... read more »

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By: Erica Sandberg • 7/9/19

Guide

54,768 views

17 min read

How to Repair Credit in 5 Fast Steps

How To Repair Your Credit in 5 Fast Steps

Life may be more difficult and expensive than it needs to be when you have a damaged credit history. Lenders,... read more »

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By: Erica Sandberg • 5/2/19

Guide

56,892 views

7 min read

7 Tips for Loan Approval with Bad Credit

7 Tips for Loan Approval with Bad Credit

If your credit reports show unfavorable data such as high debt, missed payments, collection agency accounts,... read more »

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By: Erica Sandberg • 3/13/19

Guide

96,176 views

9 min read

When Does it Make Sense to Consolidate Debt?

When Does it Make Sense to Consolidate Debt?

If you’re dealing with a variety of financial obligations, you may want to bundle everything up into one neat... read more »

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By: Erica Sandberg • 2/14/19

Guide

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7 min read

How to Give a Subscription Box Gift — Without Getting Into Debt

Giving Subscription Box Gifts Without Getting Into Debt

One of the most appreciated gifts you can give is a subscription box: a package of curated items delivered to the... read more »

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By: Erica Sandberg • 1/30/19