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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.

Sep 29, 2011 10:46AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

New websites will report your rent-payment history to the credit bureaus for a fee. Paying rent on time could lead to higher scores.

Sep 26, 2011 1:45PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

If you're thinking about buying a home, these 3 steps can improve your chances for getting a low interest rate.

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