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More than Half of Big-Ticket Purchasers Fail to Check Credit

3:42 pm, March 18, 2014

More than 50% of consumers who are purchasing big ticket items such as cars or a home fail to check their credit at any point in the buying process, which can lead ...


The Size of Your Credit Score Can Determine How Much Sex You Have

8:17 am, March 14, 2014

Here's something to consider before blowing off your next student loan payment: losing points off your credit score could seriously cramp your sex life.


What Your Credit Score Doesn't Tell You About Your Creditworthiness

1:06 pm, January 02, 2014

When people think about getting credit, be it a mortgage or a new credit card, they often think in terms of their three-digit FICO score alone. In fact, there are ...


How to Build Credit Without Going Into Debt

11:45 am, November 05, 2013

How to build a credit file that will help you get the job and apartment you want without the side effects.


Haunted By Bad Credit? 5 Ways to Fight Back

1:33 pm, October 31, 2013

You don't have to sit there and take the negative effects of bad credit. Here are strategies for defeating debt and building your credit.


How to Restore Your Credit Score

10:07 am, October 29, 2013

The credit card strategy that helps you manage debt and rebuild your credit history.


How Your Middle Name Could Hurt Your Credit

11:08 am, October 22, 2013

If you go by your middle name (or anything other than your first name), or if you change your name, it's crucial to monitor your credit reports.


Why Your Credit Repair is Failing

5:13 am, October 21, 2013

Here's the ultimate guide to giving your credit score a boost.


The Credit Score You're Buying Probably Isn't Worth It

9:30 am, August 19, 2013

The FICO scores millions of consumers buy each year are not what car dealers and mortgage lenders use.


My Cat Got a Better Credit Card Offer Than Me

4:15 pm, July 23, 2013

Most people receive their first credit card mailings when they turn 18 -- but what happens when they arrive for family members who aren't even human?

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