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Jan 27, 2011 3:13PM on Smart SpendingBy Teresa Mears

A debt collector is dinging customers' credit over unpaid late fees, which many say they don't owe. Montana has sued, and Kansas calls the effort a 'possible scam.'

Nov 23, 2010 2:47PM on Smart SpendingBy Money Staff

When it comes to maintaining your score, diligence pays off -- because lots of people are looking.

Nov 3, 2010 5:12PM on Smart SpendingBy Money Staff

There's no proven link between credit histories and insurance claims, and insurance scoring often can be random and unfair. It's time to limit the practice.

Oct 20, 2010 4:41PM on Smart SpendingBy Money Staff

Here's what you need to know before jumping on one of these tempting offers.

Aug 26, 2010 7:23PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Signing up for credit-monitoring and then canceling is only one way to get your score for free.

Jul 19, 2010 3:08PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Failing to fully repay a loan is bad. Why that happened -- carelessness, greed, or naive foolishness -- is relatively unimportant.

Jul 19, 2010 2:14PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Deals can slide south with lenders pulling back-to-back credit profiles before a sale closes.

Jul 13, 2010 2:28PM on Smart SpendingBy Teresa Mears

Oregon joins Washington and Hawaii in limiting employer credit checks. Opponents say employers need the information.

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