"A comprehensive guide to reclaiming your financial life After the dramatic mortgage crisis and stock market collapse, people are beginning to recognize that the only way to secure their financial future is to take charge of their own spending and saving habits. You can survive this crisis, solve your credit problems, and move on to achieve your dreams, and Credit 911 can show you how. With this book, author Rodney Anderson-a mortgage banker with over twenty years experience reviewing real-life credit cases-shares his intricate understanding of what it takes to improve your credit score and financial standing. Outlines a practical approach to solving debt and credit problems, as pertaining to marriage, divorce, collections, borrowing, co-signing as well as overcoming foreclosures, short sales, and bankruptcies. Shows you how to re-establish your credit and what lenders look for. Reveals the tricks of credit card companies and how to set up a system to monitor accounts, track payments, comparatively shop for credit cards, avoid credit chasing, and maintain overall capacity. Discusses how to pick the right realtor as well as the right lender, how to secure a mortgage, and to avoid overspending on insurance. We live in a credit economy. Our lives are governed by credit. Credit 911 provides you with a solid understanding of how this system works and offers timely tips on taking control of your financial destiny."-- Provided by publisher.