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Dec 20, 2011 12:57PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

They won't be your all-important FICO credit scores, but they'll shine some light on how lenders look at you.

Dec 14, 2011 2:23PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

The new CoreScore report and a new credit score based upon it will tap information the three major credit bureaus don't. Is it fair to consumers?

Dec 8, 2011 3:57PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

This isn't really sticking it to the banks. In fact, many banks will profit from the influx of new transfers from the elite group of borrowers who will qualify for the offers.

Nov 10, 2011 2:56PM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

Credit cards are valuable tools, but they're also misunderstood. Here's advice from someone who eats, sleeps, and breathes credit cards.

Nov 7, 2011 10:00AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

If you don't trust yourself enough to pay the bill off in full each month, don't start.

Oct 24, 2011 10:09AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Midwesterners in general can be proud of their credit scores. But in the South, not so much.

Oct 21, 2011 11:30AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Having a higher credit score can save you significant money over the life of your loan. What should you aim for?

Oct 20, 2011 5:31PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Thinking about switching to credit cards to avoid new bank fees on debit cards? Be careful. You could damage your credit score.

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