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Jan 27, 2011 3:13PM on Smart SpendingBy Teresa Mears

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.'

Jan 7, 2011 6:25PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

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.

Dec 7, 2010 9:21PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Still using a high-interest credit card or paying for a cool ringtone? Act your age.

Nov 23, 2010 2:47PM on Smart SpendingBy Money Staff

When it comes to maintaining your score, diligence pays off -- because lots of people are looking.

Oct 13, 2010 8:07PM on Smart SpendingBy Money Staff

Turning financial paperwork into confetti won't solve the whole problem. For that, laws need to change.

Sep 3, 2010 8:37AM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

A credit score of 500 will get you a car loan, but a score of 720 will get you a much better rate.

Aug 26, 2010 7:23PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Signing up for credit-monitoring and then canceling is only one way to get your score for free.

Aug 26, 2010 4:01PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

As apartment vacancies drop, more landlords balk at granting concessions.

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