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(Last Updated On: February 20, 2018)

Credit Repair Cost: What You Can Expect and What You Can AvoidIf credit repair cost has you thinking twice about the process, get ready to feel much better about it.

(Last Updated On: February 6, 2018)

Credit Unions: How They Work & How to Join (It's Easier Than You Think)All the hype you’ve heard about credit unions is well-earned.

(Last Updated On: January 23, 2018)

Tax Scams: What You Need to Know About the Latest SchemesWhat if you filed your tax return only to discover that it had already been filed? Since filing your taxes isn’t something you’re likely to have forgotten doing, it’s safe to say someone else filed your tax return in your name and had your refund sent to them.

(Last Updated On: January 9, 2018)

CareCredit: What You Need to Know About This Healthcare Credit CardWhether you need it now for a medical emergency or you’d like to have it on hand just in case, CareCredit can be a helpful credit card, especially with its deferred interest options.

(Last Updated On: December 23, 2017)

Credit Repair in 2018: What's Different and What Stays the SameWhether credit repair is new to you or you’ve been at it for months, take the time to review what’s different in 2018 and what stays the same.

(Last Updated On: December 11, 2017)

Our 11 Most Bookmark-Worthy Credit Repair Posts of 2017If you want to repair your credit in 2018, look to the best-of-the-best blogging we did on the subject in 2017.

How to Use Free Credit Monitoring When a Credit Freeze Is In PlaceIf you’ve done much searching around for free credit monitoring, you know there is no shortage of services out there offering free access to your credit reports and scores all year long.

How to Use Envelope Budgeting: Old-School Cash System vs. Virtual Envelope AppsPart of any financial goal – be it saving money, getting out of debt, or repairing bad credit – is getting yourself on a good budget.

How to Repair Bad Credit When a Credit Freeze Is In PlaceWhen you have bad credit, making it better depends on your ability to do a couple of things that a credit freeze could impede: 1) monitoring your credit through credit monitoring services (with some exceptions), and 2) applying for new credit.

Rewards Credit Card FAQs: How They Work & How to ChooseDone right, rewards credit cards can be lucrative and help repair bad credit.


13 Credit Cards Offering Free FICO Credit Scores

It’s easy to get your credit report for free; in fact, you can get all three copies from each credit bureau for no charge every year. Unfortunately, while your credit report contains all the financial information contributing to your credit score, it doesn’t include the credit score itself.

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How Long Does It Take to Rebuild Credit?

If you’re trying to rebound from a major financial nosedive, it may seem like you’ll never get your credit score back on track. Maybe you’re overwhelmed by credit card debt, or you lost your job and got behind on all kinds of bills.

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How to Rent an Apartment with Bad Credit

Having bad credit can come back to haunt you in inconvenient ways. Getting denied for a credit card and receiving loan offers with sky high interest rates are just a few of the unfortunate consequences of a low credit score.

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