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).
Credit cards have been around for a long time now — and so have all these myths about paying with plastic.
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.
Your credit card provider might offer your credit score —for free! — every month. Here's what you need to know about that complimentary number.
There's an app for everything these days — even credit monitoring. Now there's really no excuse!
Credit scores can be confusing. Make sure you understand how they work and how to get a good credit rating.
The Internet abounds with credit card horror stories. But if you're responsible, plastic can be fantastic!
Your lender stamped a big fat "No" on your loan application. No sweat — make these moves, and "Yes" will follow.
The catch-22 for teens ready to build their credit history… is not having any credit history. But does that mean you should cosign their credit card?
If you've got more than one kind of debt to repay, target the debt that hurts your credit score the most and watch your rating improve — fast.
Ready to make a house a home? Get a leg up on a mortgage application by knowing what lenders are looking for.
A foreclosure stings, but you can rebuild. Here's what it will do to your credit, and the steps to take to get it back.
Can a low FICO score damage your shot at your dream job? Yes and no. Learn what a potential boss can see in your credit report.
With an FHA loan you don't need great credit — nor a lot of cash — to get into a home. What's the catch?
Are you using a credit card that offers free credit tools and scores? These are the best ones that help you monitor and build your credit.
FICO has a new formula for determining credit scores, and it should help borrowers. Find out how it might help you, too.
FICO has a formula that rates your creditworthiness. Other companies do too, but using their services could get you in trouble. Learn why.
A good credit history can save you a small fortune over a lifetime. Here's how to build one.
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
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