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Jan 13, 2012 11:13AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

None of the drawbacks outweighs the peace of mind that comes with knowing my credit can't be hijacked by an identity thief.

Dec 20, 2011 12:57PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

They won't be your all-important FICO credit scores, but they'll shine some light on how lenders look at you.

Dec 14, 2011 2:23PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

The new CoreScore report and a new credit score based upon it will tap information the three major credit bureaus don't. Is it fair to consumers?

Nov 30, 2011 9:04AM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

An hour of effort here and there before 2012 arrives can reduce your taxes, build your retirement savings and simplify your financial life.

Nov 9, 2011 11:55AM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

Some people believe everything from where they live to the color of their skin affects their credit score. Here's what influences scores, what doesn't, and what you can do to improve yours.

Sep 29, 2011 10:46AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

New websites will report your rent-payment history to the credit bureaus for a fee. Paying rent on time could lead to higher scores.

Sep 26, 2011 1:45PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

If you're thinking about buying a home, these 3 steps can improve your chances for getting a low interest rate.

Sep 6, 2011 8:26AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

It's slipped -- oh, boy, has it -- but it's not the end of the world.

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