The use of credit doesn't deserve the bad rap it's gotten in recent years.
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A 1990 law was intended to protect consumers' privacy, court rules.
You should always have some, so you don't turn into 'that guy.' (Hint: Nobody likes him.)
Issuers are pushing co-branded cards, but consumers can often benefit, too.
Sure, Valentine's Day is full of romantic bliss, but it's only 24 hours. A good relationship needs to be on solid ground all year long -- just like your credit rating.
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