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Is cosigning ever a good idea?

While it’s true that by signing on the dotted line (or cosigning for a loan or credit card), you can help a friend or family member in financial distress, there are a lot of reasons it usually doesn’t make good

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Secrets of maintaining an 800+ credit score

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High achievers, start your engines: The road to an elite 800+ FICO score is long and arduous. Maintaining a high credit score requires scrupulous attention to detail over the long haul. Some 18.6 percent of consumers held a score of

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Save your credit card balance from high interest and endless fees

Save your credit card balance from high interest and endless fees

Anticipating a tax bite this year? You’ve probably already turned your thoughts to ways to tighten up your finances and get ready for that hefty payment to Uncle Sam. Go ahead and soothe the pain by scooting your credit card

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5 Questions to ask yourself before choosing a credit card

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Considering getting a new credit card? Before you sign up, take a deep breath… and answer these five questions, which will help you find the right credit card, no matter what your financial situation.

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6 simple ways to improve your credit while you’re paying off debt

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Working your way out of debt naturally turns your imagination toward all manner of financial goals: buying a car or a house, paying cash for your pet wish list item, or building a secure emergency fund. It’s a lot of

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