Your Year-End Credit Checklist

Credit Check

As 2011 winds down, credit card spending is actually starting to pick up. This can be a good thing for consumers who are responsible with their credit – but potentially problematic for those who aren’t. If you’re not sure where you fall on that spectrum and how you should proceed with your payment choices in the new year, a credit check may be in order. MainStreet goes over the handful of credit considerations you should review this time of year to make sure you’re building your credit and managing any debt. Photo Credit: Getty Images