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May 14, 2012 9:39AM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

Now that you're in the real world, there's a very important number you need to learn about: Your credit score.

May 8, 2012 12:18PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

A new report on the accidental blending of credit reports by reporting agencies identifies the most likely victims.

Apr 16, 2012 1:55PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

You already know it's not a good idea to stiff Uncle Sam. How much impact can it have on your credit score?

Apr 12, 2012 3:26PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Declaring bankruptcy may lower your credit score, but here are some practical steps you can take to repair it.

Apr 12, 2012 11:42AM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

Even 5-year-olds can have their identities stolen. It can wreck their credit as adults and cost their parents now. Here's how to prevent it.

Mar 27, 2012 1:55PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

As children increasingly get targeted for identity theft, companies are offering new protections -- for a monthly fee.

Mar 9, 2012 11:08AM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

Federal law limits the charge for a credit report to a maximum of $11. But that doesn't do you much good if it's hidden behind a wall of up-sell.

Mar 8, 2012 9:22AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Are the 'educational scores' offered by free services like Credit Karma of any value if they're not the credit scores that lenders see?

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