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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?

Feb 24, 2012 1:48PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

If there's a mistake on your report, whom do you tell -- and how long will it be before it's corrected?

Feb 6, 2012 3:16PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Potential employers can pull your credit report, with your permission. Declining can raise red flags.

Jan 23, 2012 9:50AM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

You've seen the ads guaranteeing to erase your bad credit history. Are these people for real, and are they worth it?

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.

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