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6 Tools That Can Help You Boost Your Credit Score This Year

Boosting your credit score takes time and patience, but there are plenty of tools and apps to help you along the way.

5 Money Moves to Make Before Applying For a Credit Card

If you're feeling the urge to apply for a shiny new credit card, not so fast! Make sure these money moves get checked off first.

2-Minute Read: What You Need to Know About FICO Scores

Here's everything you need to know about FICO scores, and it'll only take you two minutes to read.

8 Fun Facts About Credit Cards

Your monthly credit card statement may not offer much joy, but these fascinating credit card facts are pure fun.

I Checked My Credit Score in 11 Places — Here's What I Learned

Why pay $15 for a credit score when you can get one for free? Turns out not all credit scores are the same.

How the Fair Credit Reporting Act Protects You

The Fair Credit Reporting Act exists to protect you. Here's everything you need to know about it.

Deferred Interest Credit Cards: Don't Fall For This Trick Over The Holidays

Beware of deferred interest credit cards that will be offered at checkout counters while you do your holiday shopping! They're really expensive if you're not careful!

How Small Business Credit Cards Affect Your Personal Credit

Those small business credit card offers sure are tempting. Understand the risks to your personal credit before you sign up.

5 Ways Your Credit Card Can Help You Manage Your Finances

Believe it or not, your credit card can actually help you become a money master.

6 Pitfalls When Chasing Travel Rewards

While many have used travel rewards to score free or reduced-cost travel, it helps to know the pitfalls to watch out for.

Best Credit Cards with Easy Travel Redemption

Check out these best travel rewards cards that offer travel statement credits.

The Best Airline Rewards Programs for Trips to Europe

Don't let sky-high airfare keep you grounded from your Europe travel goals. These airlines rewards programs will get you there!

8 Amazing Hawaiian Resorts You Can Book With Rewards Points

Traveling to Hawaii isn't cheap, but credit card and loyalty rewards points can make your hotel stay cheap, or even free!

5 Affordable Countries Every Outdoor Explorer Can Afford to Visit

There's no shortage of thrilling places for outdoorsy types to experience nature — even for outdoorsy types short on travel funds.

5 Retirement Accounts You Don't Need a Ton of Money to Open

Don't let high minimums dissuade your retirement savings goals. These Roth IRAs can get you started, no minimum investment required.

How to Get Cash While Traveling Abroad

You're going to need cash when you travel abroad, but you don't need to pay all those fees and surcharges. Here's how.

7 Apps That Monitor Your Credit for You

There's an app for everything these days — even credit monitoring. Now there's really no excuse!

Why Millennials Should Embrace Credit Cards

Millennials are super wary of debt — and credit cards. But embracing plastic responsibly is an important adult skill.

Pre-Approved for Credit Card Offers: Are You Pre-Qualified?

What does it mean when you get a preapproved or prequalified credit card offer in the mail?

Farnoosh Torabi Shares Favorite Holiday Shopping Tips With Wise Bread Readers!

Today Show's money guru reveals overlooked ways to save more this holiday season.