If you have a good credit score or need help resurrecting it, try these resources from the Federal Trade Commission to start getting things back on track. It provides information to obtain a free credit report (not score), sample dispute letters, resources to help manage debt and tips to avoid scams. The booklet contains the following sections:
Section 2: Tells how you can legally improve your credit report.
Section 3: Offers tips on dealing with debt.
Section 4: Cautions about credit-related scams and how to avoid them.
Section 6: Lists resources for additional information.
The original posting can be found @FTCgov tweet page.