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Jan 17, 2014 4:32PM on Smart SpendingBy Credit.com

If you're contacted over past-due bills, make sure the caller is legitimate, and understand your rights.

Jan 3, 2014 8:36AM on Smart SpendingBy Credit.com

If you're looking to boost a low credit score, you want to use the right financial tools. Here's what you need to know to pick one that suits you.

Nov 11, 2013 8:41AM on Smart SpendingBy Credit.com

Your financial health could be at risk when you join a fitness center. Here's what you should know before you sign up.

Oct 31, 2013 8:08AM on Smart SpendingBy Credit.com

You don't have to sit there and take the negative effects of bad credit. Here are strategies for defeating debt and rebuilding your credit.

Oct 15, 2013 8:50AM on Smart SpendingBy Credit.com

In community property states, your spouse’s bad credit can hurt your chances of getting a mortgage, even if you leave him or her off the loan.

Oct 15, 2013 8:31AM on Smart SpendingBy Credit.com

If you're hoping to get a federal loan, you can stop sweating your score, but if you're looking at private loans, the answer may be different.

Sep 23, 2013 9:56AM on Smart SpendingBy Credit.com

Despite warnings that friends' financial problems might tarnish your credit scores, you don't need to worry about it -- here's why.

Sep 17, 2013 10:58AM on Smart SpendingBy Credit.com

You may not even remember making the small decisions that, taken together and done over and over, can put a big dent in your credit scores.

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