Student Credit Cards: Safe Rules for Millennials

7:46 am, July 18, 2014

Millennials who are heading back to their college campuses might be obtaining their first credit card, which can help them build their credit score.


Bogus Payday Lenders Robbed Customer Bank Accounts

11:46 am, July 14, 2014

Defendants didn't lend a dollar but charged customers a fee anyway.


Keeping Good Debt Can Net You More Money

8:06 am, July 14, 2014

Sometimes keeping debt can be to your advantage.


Debt Settlement Can Ruin You

7:38 am, July 14, 2014

It seems like a no-brainer: When a problem gets overwhelming, hire a pro to sort it out. Like when your debts snowball out of control.


Consumers Are Still Confused About Overdraft Rules

4:02 pm, July 10, 2014

Consumers are still unclear about overdraft protections four years after laws took effect aimed to curb these fees.

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Debt Settlement Plans May Put You Deeper in Debt

12:45 pm, July 10, 2014

Many creditors won't negotiate with for-profit debt settlement companies.

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Will Cosigning On An Apartment Lease Hurt Your Credit?

8:19 am, July 09, 2014

Financial experts have longed warned against cosigning on auto loans, credit cards and student loans, given the plethora of financial risks. But things are different ...

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Why Does Being Unhealthy Ruin Your Credit Score?

11:40 am, July 07, 2014

While getting sick can come with its own financial burdens, many have not noticed what it can afflict on one's credit.

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The Fastest Ways to Improve Your Credit

7:44 am, June 20, 2014

We're also told that there are no shortcuts, that it's a marathon not a sprint and that patience is the name of the game. But that ignores a simple fact: there are ...


Consumer Debt Counseling: An Inside Look

7:42 am, June 19, 2014

Poor money management drives people to seek debt management help.

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