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Apr 2, 2012 6:21PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

About 52 million American adults don't have sufficient credit histories to generate a credit score.

Mar 23, 2012 9:01AM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

For nearly 10 years, we've all been able to get free credit reports. But, with few exceptions, we still can't see our credit scores without paying for the privilege.

Mar 21, 2012 7:59PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

You probably have 3 scores, so which score do mortgage lenders consider? And what if there's a spouse or partner involved in the deal?

Mar 9, 2012 11:08AM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

Federal law limits the charge for a credit report to a maximum of $11. But that doesn't do you much good if it's hidden behind a wall of up-sell.

Mar 8, 2012 9:22AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Are the 'educational scores' offered by free services like Credit Karma of any value if they're not the credit scores that lenders see?

Feb 24, 2012 1:48PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

If there's a mistake on your report, whom do you tell -- and how long will it be before it's corrected?

Feb 16, 2012 11:56AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Hint: It's not Gen Y, which is just starting on the road to building good credit scores.

Feb 13, 2012 5:45PM on Smart SpendingBy Giselle Smith

For the past 3 years, Bank of America has been telling credit agencies that Arthur Livingston is dead. The trouble is, he's not.

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