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Feb 11, 2013 3:58PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

A new federal study shows that credit reports -- so important in our financial lives -- are far from infallible. Here's how to fix the mistakes.

Feb 5, 2013 11:31AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

If you can't afford to pay your taxes or take out a loan in anticipation of your refund, your credit scores could suffer. And beware tax-related ID theft.

Jan 29, 2013 1:54PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Pulling copies of your credit reports will let you know if a crook has opened fraudulent accounts in your name and is destroying your credit rating.

Jan 22, 2013 11:17AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

A woman's former husband asked the bank to tell him if she was sufficiently creditworthy to refinance the house they had shared.

Jan 9, 2013 11:59AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Mortgages are now easier to obtain than they've been in recent years, yet a quarter of those who apply are turned down.

Jan 8, 2013 12:11PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

These common misconceptions could derail you from understanding and maximizing your credit scores.

Dec 31, 2012 2:21PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Some think that asking a potential mate about his or her credit rating is a must very early on in the process, even on the first date.

Dec 27, 2012 11:28AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Good credit habits will translate into lower interest rates and down payments and will help protect you from identity theft.

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