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Nov 1, 2012 3:38PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Believe it or not, getting a new card after your bankruptcy is completed is one of the best ways to begin rebuilding your credit scores.

Oct 3, 2012 3:52PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

A rent-to-own plan is an expensive alternative for people with bad credit, and it won't help them improve their scores.

Aug 23, 2012 1:07PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

She co-signed a car loan for her boyfriend, and he has a track record of not paying on time.

Aug 13, 2012 11:08AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

These new firms offer to ease the apartment hunt for folks with shaky finances. But their fees are anything but low-rent.

Jul 18, 2012 4:11PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Errors can be costly and difficult to dispute. A federal agency plans to write new rules to protect consumers.

Jun 26, 2012 10:17AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Even after my debt was discharged, I continued to overspend -- until the real consequences of bankruptcy began to sink in.

Jun 22, 2012 1:38PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

A new survey takes a look at financial situations that make us the most uncomfortable.

May 10, 2012 12:59PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Meanwhile, the number of people with the worst possible credit scores has dropped, FICO says.

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