Most people know the benefits of having a good credit score, but the credit scoring system has other advantages for consumers as well.
Despite having plenty of debt, Americans don't really understand how credit ratings are calculated or what they mean.
Meanwhile, the number of people with the worst possible credit scores has dropped, FICO says.
A new report on the accidental blending of credit reports by reporting agencies identifies the most likely victims.
You already know it's not a good idea to stiff Uncle Sam. How much impact can it have on your credit score?
Declaring bankruptcy may lower your credit score, but here are some practical steps you can take to repair it.
Bat your credit score higher by following these strategies learned from playing in fantasy baseball leagues.
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