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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?

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.

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