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Apr 12, 2012 3:26PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Declaring bankruptcy may lower your credit score, but here are some practical steps you can take to repair it.

Apr 10, 2012 12:03PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Bat your credit score higher by following these strategies learned from playing in fantasy baseball leagues.

Apr 9, 2012 11:29AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

As the economy continues to recover, however slowly, instances of personal bankruptcy are down.

Apr 2, 2012 7:07PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

If you are using a paid credit score service, other than myFICO, to look at your score, you probably won't get the same one your lender will.

Apr 2, 2012 6:21PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

About 52 million American adults don't have sufficient credit histories to generate a credit score.

Mar 27, 2012 1:55PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

As children increasingly get targeted for identity theft, companies are offering new protections -- for a monthly fee.

Mar 23, 2012 9:01AM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

For nearly 10 years, we've all been able to get free credit reports. But, with few exceptions, we still can't see our credit scores without paying for the privilege.

Mar 21, 2012 7:59PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

You probably have 3 scores, so which score do mortgage lenders consider? And what if there's a spouse or partner involved in the deal?

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