The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says medical debt should be treated differently than other debt when calculating credit scores.
Not all credit inquiries are created equal. Here's a detailed breakdown of how different credit checks affect your score.
The answer is that it differs, depending on your credit scores. If you didn't know that, perhaps you should bone up on your credit situation.
You don't have to bust your hump to get better credit scores. Here are some things you can do without lifting a finger.
Tying the knot doesn't mean your credit will follow suit. Take a look at these common credit myths about marriage.
A new survey reveals Americans are most embarrassed to admit their amount of credit card debt.
Have you been confused about credit and how it works? Take a look at some of the most common myths, along with simple ways to give your score a boost.
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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