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Jan 13, 2014 9:30AM on Smart SpendingBy Credit.com

Being the family finance nerd doesn't mean having the highest scores. Here's how people with similar, shared credit histories can end up with different scores.

Oct 22, 2013 8:39AM on Smart SpendingBy Credit.com

If you don't go by your first name, or if you've recently changed your name, you have all the more reason to check your credit report.

Oct 21, 2013 10:39AM on Smart SpendingBy Credit.com

The option to buy on layaway for this holiday season may be a way to make sure you get the gifts you want to give without busting your budget. But what if you can't make the payments?

Oct 14, 2013 12:38PM on Smart SpendingBy Credit.com

The traditional advice of using US mail is still the best in some cases. In others, you can get faster results by going online.

Sep 27, 2013 12:43PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

FICO demands $20 to see your credit score. What they're not telling you: The score your lenders are using to judge you may be entirely different.

Aug 23, 2013 10:43AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Now that your rent payment history can affect your credit scores, your rental history matters more than ever before.

Aug 14, 2013 12:27PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Smart Spending editor

Young adults no longer expect to buy their first house right away. First they need good credit, a hefty downpayment and a stable job.

Jun 25, 2013 10:58AM on Smart SpendingBy Credit.com

People ask about how to improve their credit scores all the time. Here's the step-by-step guide to boosting those all-important numbers.

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