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May 13, 2011 12:18PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

How active-duty armed service members can get a FICO score and access to financial services at no charge.

May 13, 2011 8:47AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Some are specific steps you can take; others address your attitude toward money.

Apr 28, 2011 11:15AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Prepaid cards can be a good low-cost alternative to banks and credit cards, but there are better alternatives for building credit.

Apr 28, 2011 10:01AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

A new study shows just how much a missed mortgage payment, a short sale, and other credit sins affect a FICO score and how long it takes to bounce back.

Apr 26, 2011 10:18AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Errors, including the kind that result in denial of credit, are more common than you think.

Apr 8, 2011 2:14PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Many credit scores are being marketed to consumers, but which scores are the ones that lenders look at?

Feb 18, 2011 2:26PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

This is good news for renters who dream of owning their own home.

Feb 15, 2011 12:10PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

One benefit of the financial crisis is that people have become more knowledgeable about credit reports and credit scores. But some false beliefs persist.

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