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Aug 31, 2011 5:08PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

You may be damaging your scores without knowing it.

Mar 22, 2011 11:34AM on Smart SpendingBy doubleace

Not really, but reports indicate more Americans are being threatened with jail -- or jailed -- for failing to pay their bills.

Mar 2, 2011 1:42AM on Smart SpendingBy doubleace

It's good news for the auto industry, but can mean bad things for credit-poor buyers.

Feb 4, 2011 11:49AM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

She cannot get a bank account, and her application for a secured credit card was turned down.

Jan 27, 2011 3:13PM on Smart SpendingBy Teresa Mears

A debt collector is dinging customers' credit over unpaid late fees, which many say they don't owe. Montana has sued, and Kansas calls the effort a 'possible scam.'

Jan 19, 2011 4:01PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Big changes are in the works for credit cards this year, as issuers try to make them more profitable.

Jul 20, 2010 1:44PM on Smart SpendingBy Teresa Mears

Agency suggests states enact reforms to give consumers more protection in court proceedings brought by debt buyers.

Jul 19, 2010 3:08PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Failing to fully repay a loan is bad. Why that happened -- carelessness, greed, or naive foolishness -- is relatively unimportant.

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