A debt collector is dinging customers' credit over unpaid late fees, which many say they don't owe. Montana has sued, and Kansas calls the effort a 'possible scam.'
Satellite and cable TV companies are just a few of the businesses that check your credit history. Here's why having a good score is a plus.
Still using a high-interest credit card or paying for a cool ringtone? Act your age.
When it comes to maintaining your score, diligence pays off -- because lots of people are looking.
Turning financial paperwork into confetti won't solve the whole problem. For that, laws need to change.
A credit score of 500 will get you a car loan, but a score of 720 will get you a much better rate.
Signing up for credit-monitoring and then canceling is only one way to get your score for free.
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