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Aug 17, 2011 5:16PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

The score a lender reviews is not the same as the score you've purchased from a credit-reporting agency.

Aug 17, 2011 4:39PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

The key here is that even if you purchase your FICO score, it likely won't be the same number a bank or other lender would see.

Aug 5, 2011 9:05PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Look for higher interest rates on mortgages, just for starters. Rates for other consumer loans, including credit cards, also could be affected.

Aug 3, 2011 2:31PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

There is a plastic ceiling -- credit cards that will be denied to you no matter how high your credit scores are.

Jul 28, 2011 9:02AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Among surprises from new research: For those forced to move, it's not always for the worse.

Jul 19, 2011 9:47AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

A new study points out the difficulty of saving enough for retirement when you're on your own.

Jul 7, 2011 2:13PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

New federal rules will expand consumers' right to review their all-important credit scores, and they won't have to pay to see them.

Jun 22, 2011 8:09PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

It's not your all-important FICO score, but it can provide you with very important information.

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