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Save $70,000 (or More!) With 4 Simple Credit Score Boosts

The benefits of good credit โ€” reduced interest paid on purchases โ€” can add up to many thousands of dollars. Learn how to start improving your credit today.

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How to Prevent Identity Theft

Identity theft is a growing concern: with surprisingly little information, a thief can do lasting harm to your credit score and bank accounts. However, there are steps that you can

Credit Scores

Maintaining a good credit score is important, no matter what your financial goals are.

How Foreclosure, Deed in Lieu, and Short Sale Affect Credit Scores

Currently millions of Americans are delinquent on their home loans or facing foreclosure. Foreclosure, deed in lieu of foreclosure, and short sales are several ways for borrowers t

Need a game to learn to manage your credit?

Everybody learns best in their own way. Some by reading, some by listening, some only by personal experience--and there are always a few who never learn. But, if you're one of th

How To Get Mugged

Awesome, 10:45 and there's still one parking spot only a few buildings from mine. I do the parallel parking bit, grab my purse, lock the car, and start the quick walk to my apartment building. [more]