You don't use that credit card anymore — but canceling might crush your credit score. Try these smarter methods of ditching that card.
It might feel like every little money misstep gets reported to the credit bureaus, but sometimes, you're in the clear (at least with the bureaus).
It might seem like everyone under the sun gets approved for a mortgage, but don't be fooled — home loans are no joke. Make these money moves before applying.
Before you ask your credit card provider for a limit increase, take the time to ask yourself a few questions, too.
Before striking out on your own, set yourself up for financial success while Mom and Dad have still got your back.
"No credit? No problem!" At least, that's what a predatory lender might want you to think.
Your credit history is like a fine wine — the longer it matures, the better it is.
Budget in the red again? Quell your craving to overspend with plastic with an all-cash diet instead.
Your credit score is vital to your financial health. Don't let these common credit card errors tank it.
Getting your first credit card allows you to enter the financial mainstream. Be sure to avoid these common mistakes that can cost you.
If you're prone to overspending, a debit card may be your best bet. For everyone else, credit cards are the safer choice.
Just because you've left the working world behind, doesn't mean you can leave the credit world behind. Here's how to keep your credit score golden, too.
If the holidays put a hurting on your budget, there's no need to panic. These post-December moves will keep your credit in tip-top shape.
You wasted your Dear Santa letters on Barbies and video games. Don't you wish you'd asked for these things instead?
If your credit score takes a tumble, don't panic. Find out why your score may have taken a hit — and how you can bounce back.
There's an app for everything these days — even credit monitoring. Now there's really no excuse!
So you're ready take on your awful credit score. Be careful — making these false steps could actually do more harm than good.
If your runaway debt has you thinking about legal help, take these thoughts into consideration first.
Before you stash your paid-off plastic, you might want to think twice about letting it hibernate.
Some folks steer clear of revolving debt, but in truth, it can be surprisingly helpful.
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