Credit card fraudsters respect no one, not even the leader of the free world. Find out how to protect your identity in this week's look back.
There's a lot more to a credit report than just the score. Find out what the bureaus know about you — and how you can improve your credit.
Saving is hard, but chances are, if you're doing any of this stuff with your money, you're not saving at all.
Consumer credit is a wonderful convenience. It can also be a terrible burden. Learn to identify the signs of a burdensome credit relationship.
Get ready to replace your old credit cards with new tech that promises to make paying with plastic easier — and more secure — than ever before.
Paying with plastic can be really convenient — it can also be really, really expensive. Avoid the extra costs by avoiding these 10 purchases.
Bad credit? No Credit? No problem! You can still get a credit card for emergencies or to repair your credit score, if you know where to look.
For these five people debt totaling $100k — or more — seemed insurmountable. That is, until they paid it off. Find out how you can, too.
Myths abound about what does and does not impact a credit score. Read this list of "Does Nots" and know why your score is gonna be fine.
The mistakes you make with money hurt more than your finances — they limit your freedom. Are you making any of these mistakes?
Is it shoes? Saving? Fear of investing? Learn how to recognize your personal finance kryptonite — and then learn how to beat it.
A credit card can be a great tool — or it can ruin your finances for years to come. Here's what you need to know before you get one.
We're advocates of credit balance transfers as part of a debt reduction plan, but that doesn't mean the strategy is risk-free. Here's what to watch out for.
For savvy credit card holders, it's a myth that more than one card is irresponsible. Here's what to consider before adding more cards to your wallet.
Tell us if you would ding your credit to get out of debt and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $150 or one of two $25 Amazon Gift Cards!
A fake bank is offering phony secured credit cards to consumers with troubled credit histories, and reading the fine print may not be enough to protect you.
The bills are punctual, but your payments keep leaving late. Get ahead of your payables by knowing what you owe and making a plan to pay it.
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.
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.
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!
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