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Control Your Debt With an Annual Clean Sweep

Do you use credit to manage cash flow fluctuations or to live beyond your means? Here's a simple, practical test for keeping your debt under control.

How to Rebuild Your Credit in 8 Simple Steps

Bad credit will cost you more for insurance and loans, and may close some opportunities altogether. Learn how to rebuild a poor credit rating to an excellent one.

Ask the Readers: Should College Students Have a Credit Card?

Tell us if you think college students should have a credit card and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: The Credit Edition

Today, we are bringing you some of the best articles about all things credit!

3 Costs Even the Lean Can Cut

You cut costs and weathered the recession. With the threat of a double-dip recession looming, you may have to find more to cut. Here are three places to look.

Best Money Tips: Credit Card Tips to Live By

Today we found some awesome articles on credit card tips to live by, what to do if you hate your job, and road trip money saving tips.

3 Ways To Build Good Business Credit With Bad Personal Credit

A bad personal credit rating is not the end of the world -- or your small business. It's a problem to be managed, just like any other.

Beware of the Phrase "We Can Cut Your Debt In Half!"

Debt settlement agencies claim they can cut your debt in half. But sometimes they don't follow through on their promises...and can even make things worse.

5 Things You Need to Know About Credit Scores

Over the past few years, consumers have been increasingly aware of the importance of a credit score. It is a good idea to learn as much you can about this important number.

Going Into Debt Can Be Awesome

Debt can make or break you. Which one depends on how you handle it and the reasons behind the need for the money. Make the right choice and you can achieve even the impossible.

5 Loan Options for Those With Good Credit

Having excellent credit will allow you to have your pick of cheaper loans with potentially higher limits. To those who need financing, we offer a few suggestions where you can see

Getting Your Credit Limit Raised

It doesn't necessarily make sense, but by practicing a potentially bad habit, you can easily get your credit limit raised.

Freedom From the Day Job

Should you quit your day job to work for yourself? The answer might lie in defining what "work" actually means to you.

How a Solid Credit Score Saves You Money

Your FICO credit score has a direct bearing on what kind of interest you can expect to pay on a loan, a mortgage or any other similar product. Many employers and landlords als

Reduce Your Credit Limits to Manage Your Spending

Most of us have more credit than we need, and this can be dangerous for those trying to manage their debt and spending. Remove the temptation by asking for your credit lines to

Components of a Sales-Driven Credit Function

To accomplish your sales goals, create a credit function with these components.

New Credit Card Rules: Who Really Benefits?

Credit card industry reform may have good intentions, but will these rules encourage the same behavior that made reform necessary in the first place?

The Debt Trap: Factors That Have Led Us To Our Debt

We're a nation of borrowers. This reality is quite well illustrated by the personal stories and profiles covered by various media publications on the subject of consumer debt. Rec

Worried About Debt? Tips On Managing Your Loans

If you've got a lot of loans under your belt, you'll want to make sure that you're able to manage them well, or risk wrecking your credit by making a late payment somewhere. Deali

10 Tricks to Save Money with Credit Cards

The most credit savvy among us have been able to use credit cards to their benefit in order to wisely and optimally save money even while charging on their cards. If you are carefu