There are those who think credit cards are nothing less than a road to financial disaster. They're missing out.
A new FTC study and a recent segment on '60 Minutes' have many wondering if their credit reports contain errors that can damage their credit and whether those errors can be fixed.
These common misconceptions could derail you from understanding and maximizing your credit scores.
Some think that asking a potential mate about his or her credit rating is a must very early on in the process, even on the first date.
Good credit habits will translate into lower interest rates and down payments and will help protect you from identity theft.
Here's an excellent reason to pull your 3 major credit reports every year.
Some situations in life require that you closely monitor your credit reports.
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