Meanwhile, the number of people with the worst possible credit scores has dropped, FICO says.
He got one credit card for both himself and his sister, and then she stopped paying her credit card bill on time.
Bat your credit score higher by following these strategies learned from playing in fantasy baseball leagues.
How does the APR on your credit card compare with those of other similar cards on the market?
There's now a stigma attached to prepaid debit cards because of high fees and few benefits. Here's how they could clean up their image.
Potential employers can pull your credit report, with your permission. Declining can raise red flags.
As US unemployment remains high, several states are making it easier to find work -- even for those who have bad credit.
VIDEO ON MSN MONEY
Copyright © 2014 Microsoft. All rights reserved.
New study finds members of this global elite are stashing an average $600 million each in cash -- 10 times more than a year ago.
The Market Dispatches column has been discontinued. Here's where to find the latest stock and business news on MSN Money, and the latest from market writer Charley Blaine.
MONEY & POLITICS
Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
CareerCast has released its list of jobs that really aren't as glamorous as they seem.
Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
MUST-SEE ON MSN
- Video: Easy DIY smoked meats at home
A charcuterie master shares his process for cold-smoking meat at home.
- Jetpacks about to go mainstream
- Weird things covered by home insurance
- Bing: 70 percent of adults report 'digital eye strain'