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Jun 18, 2012 11:34AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Is it smarter to pay off your entire credit card balance every month -- or does it help your credit score to carry a small balance?

Jun 12, 2012 12:41PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Whether single delinquency impacts your FICO credit score a little or a lot all depends on your individual circumstances.

May 31, 2012 11:33AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

A new analysis shows that average credit scores of car buyers dropped to near prerecession levels in the first quarter of 2012.

May 29, 2012 1:55PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Here are 8 rules for writing an effective credit report dispute letter, if you choose to dispute a mistake by mail.

May 29, 2012 9:06AM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

They follow you everywhere in the financial world. Here's how to make sure yours are the best they can be.

May 18, 2012 12:31PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Most people know the benefits of having a good credit score, but the credit scoring system has other advantages for consumers as well.

May 15, 2012 2:21PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Despite having plenty of debt, Americans don't really understand how credit ratings are calculated or what they mean.

May 14, 2012 9:39AM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

Now that you're in the real world, there's a very important number you need to learn about: Your credit score.

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