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What you need to know about store credit cards
What you need to know about store credit cards Money & Credit May 23, 2016
There's one hidden danger you need to be aware of as you look for savings with store cards. What to…
How a $2,500 loan turned into $50,000 of debt
How a $2,500 loan turned into $50,000 of debt Money & Credit May 23, 2016
Less than a week after Google said it was banning ads for payday loans, one man’s story is making national…
7 questions every debt collector should be able to answer
7 questions every debt collector should be able to answer Money & Credit May 19, 2016
A “debt collector” call can arrive at any time for just about anyone. Even if you’ve never missed a payment…
How one guy paid off $380,000 in just 21 months
How one guy paid off $380,000 in just 21 months Money & Credit May 18, 2016
The idea of payingoff massive debt can seem impossible, which is why many people just ride it out.But when you…
New credit and debit cards protect you better from fraud
New credit and debit cards protect you better from fraud Money & Credit May 5, 2016
Read more: Is this the best credit card in the country right now? Not all credit card comparison shopping sites…
How to figure out how much debt you really have
How to figure out how much debt you really have Money & Credit May 4, 2016
Between student loan payments, a monthly mortgage (or your rent), credit card bills and maybe even an old gym membership…
Saddled with debt? Here are ways to get free assistance
Saddled with debt? Here are ways to get free assistance Bankruptcy April 27, 2016
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How a small unpaid bill can destroy your credit score
How a small unpaid bill can destroy your credit score Money & Credit April 13, 2016
If you have old bills lingering out there somewhere that you forgot about, they could be doing a lot more…
Handling your money overseas
Handling your money overseas Travel April 5, 2016
Planning to travel overseas soon? You've got to do some homework to do if you want to handle your money…
6 mistakes that will turn a balance transfer into a nightmare
6 mistakes that will turn a balance transfer into a nightmare Money & Credit March 22, 2016
Living with credit card debt is beyond stressful. I know how bad it feels because I’ve been there. I once…
Why your bank now wants to monitor your location
Why your bank now wants to monitor your location Money & Credit March 21, 2016
In a doubled-down effort to reduce credit card fraud, banks are trying new ways to answer a very important question…
6 ways to tackle your credit card debt
6 ways to tackle your credit card debt Money & Credit March 15, 2016
Are you struggling with credit card debt? Follow this advice to start paying it off so you can reduce the…
Man dies in jail after being arrested for unpaid medical bills
Man dies in jail after being arrested for unpaid medical bills Health February 25, 2016
A man arrested for outstanding medical bills was found dead in a jail cell shortly after being taken into custody.…
Here are the best and worst states for money management
Here are the best and worst states for money management Money & Credit January 19, 2016
According to a new report from CreditCards.com, several states stand out as the best and the worst at money management.…
Our favorite pre-paid cards – and why we like them
Our favorite pre-paid cards – and why we like them Money & Credit January 12, 2016
Read more: 3 tips to get the most value out of gift cards Clark's No-Giftcard Gift Certificate Sell your unwanted…
Find and dispute errors on your credit report
Find and dispute errors on your credit report Money & Credit January 11, 2016
Read more: How to fix errors on a credit report Clark Howard's Free Credit Report Guide Credit bureau disputes about…
14 money mistakes you don’t want to make in your 30s
14 money mistakes you don’t want to make in your 30s Money & Credit January 5, 2016
As I venture into my early 30s, I think I’ve become pretty careful about our finances. I certainly know not…
How a 19 year old got a credit score of 820
How a 19 year old got a credit score of 820 Money & Credit December 17, 2015
When I came across a 19-year-old kid with a huge credit score, I learned just how easy it is for…
How ‘good debt’ can improve your credit score and your financial future
How ‘good debt’ can improve your credit score and your financial future Money & Credit December 14, 2015
The word 'debt'typically carries a negative connotation,especially among new savers. But contrary to popular belief, debt isn't always bad. Infact,…
Is this the best credit card in the country right now?
Is this the best credit card in the country right now? Money & Credit December 7, 2015
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Scam alert: Crowd funding sites that steal your money
Scam alert: Crowd funding sites that steal your money Scams & Rip-Offs November 13, 2015
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3 ways to keep your chip credit card from killing your Black Friday flow
3 ways to keep your chip credit card from killing your Black Friday flow Shopping & Retail November 9, 2015
The holiday shopping season is alreadyupon us. But there’s one small thing that may throw a monkey wrench into your…
An innovative new option for smarter credit usage
An innovative new option for smarter credit usage Money & Credit November 6, 2015
In personal finance, credit cards usually get a bad rap. And little wonder: they enable people to dive deep into…
The best and quickest way to improve your credit score
The best and quickest way to improve your credit score Money & Credit November 5, 2015
Like it or not, a person’s credit score can make a world of difference when it comes to life events…
A 30-day household financial cleanse
A 30-day household financial cleanse Money & Credit November 5, 2015
Have you recently found yourself caught in a bad trap of overspending and under-saving? Maybe your budget has veered so…
What you post on Facebook could damage your credit score
What you post on Facebook could damage your credit score Money & Credit November 2, 2015
Many people are guilty of over-sharing on Facebook -- whether they realize it or not -- and the potential consequences…
Credit card perks: Are they worth it?
Credit card perks: Are they worth it? Money & Credit October 28, 2015
Financial experts often disagree on the use of credit for every day purchases. Yes, they can offer tremendous perks, but…
Best balance transfer and 0% interest credit cards
Best balance transfer and 0% interest credit cards Money & Credit October 26, 2015
If you're buried under a big pile of credit card debt -- with high interest fees -- you may want…
Sprint fined $2.95M for charging low-credit customers extra fees, and not telling them
Sprint fined $2.95M for charging low-credit customers extra fees, and not telling them Money & Credit October 22, 2015
Sprint is being fined $2.95 million for allegedly failing to tell customers with low credit scores that they would be…
Would you donate an organ to pay off your student loans?
Would you donate an organ to pay off your student loans? Money & Credit October 18, 2015
How far would you go in order to make enough money to pay off your student loan debt? A new…
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