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Nov 11, 2011 1:31PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

You can avoid a horror-movie ending for your credit rating by avoiding these menacing credit-score-damaging monsters.

Nov 9, 2011 11:55AM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

Some people believe everything from where they live to the color of their skin affects their credit score. Here's what influences scores, what doesn't, and what you can do to improve yours.

Oct 31, 2011 2:48PM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

Everybody makes mistakes -- even people who write about personal finances for a living.

Oct 24, 2011 10:09AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Midwesterners in general can be proud of their credit scores. But in the South, not so much.

Oct 21, 2011 11:30AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Having a higher credit score can save you significant money over the life of your loan. What should you aim for?

Oct 20, 2011 5:31PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Thinking about switching to credit cards to avoid new bank fees on debit cards? Be careful. You could damage your credit score.

Oct 18, 2011 9:12AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

One can help you rebuild a damaged credit score. The other generally can't.

Oct 13, 2011 7:50PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

It's really difficult to earn the worst possible FICO score, requiring a perfect storm of bad luck and bad decisions.

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