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What to Do If You're in the 5% With Credit Report Errors

9:00 am, August 25, 2014

The government has been aggressive in ensuring consumers have a clear path to correcting credit score errors, but first you have to know they're there.

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Coming Up With a Plan to Get Out of Debt

3:04 pm, August 18, 2014

If you have lots of credit cart debt, of course you know that you need to get out of it. What you might not know is how you're going to go about doing that.
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Get Your Free Credit Report Weekly

1:57 pm, August 18, 2014

Credit Karma has long provided more than 25 million American consumers with insight into their credit reports at no charge. However, the company now stepping into ...

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Retail Credit Cards Charge Much Higher Interest Rates

5:42 pm, August 15, 2014

Retail credit cards charge much higher interest rates than most credit cards with an average APR of 23.23%.

 

New FICO Model Could Push Scores Higher

9:22 am, August 15, 2014

Your credit score could see a significant rise, on the heels of an updated scoring model.

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Financial Debt Counseling Shouldn't Be Shameful

4:41 pm, August 12, 2014

Although a recent study released by the Urban Institute reveals that 35% of Americans have accounts in collections, most consumers are not reaching out for help.
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debit cards

Small Debit Card Transactions Mean Hefty Overdraft Fees

5:05 pm, August 11, 2014

Small debit card purchases lead to overdraft fees, according to a new report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

managing debt

Older With Unsecured Debt? Your Risk of Depression Is Higher

9:30 am, August 11, 2014

It's important to reduce debt at a young age so you don't add significant stress to your life in the future.

loans

Banks are Making It Easier to Qualify for a Loan

11:19 am, August 08, 2014

Commercial lending standards are generally looser than they have been since 2005.

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Cities With the Best Credit and Lowest Debt

2:59 pm, August 07, 2014

How do your credit scores and debts measure up against your neighbors'?

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