Friday, April 02, 2010

Fridays with

For years, consumer journalists have screamed at the top of our collective lungs: is the place to get your free credit report. Period.

In recent years, a host of "free" sites have popped up. The Federal Trade Commission fired back, and today you can read my newsy take about what the new rules are for sites like Weaves in the law, recent industry chatter and happenings on the Hill.

But don't turn that dial just yet! I also chatted with Eric Violette, the star of the now-famous controversial advertisements. We learn he has good credit and a French-Canadian accent.