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May 24, 2012 11:03AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Shouldn't nonworking spouses -- who often manage the family finances -- have access to their own credit?

May 22, 2012 12:43PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Used correctly, a really good store credit card can maximize your benefits. Here's how to make one work for you.

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 18, 2012 10:23AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Some are offering very lucrative sign-up bonuses and others have excellent continuing rewards that set them apart.

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 11:28AM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

Just graduated from college? Follow these simple guidelines to avoid letting yourself get stuck with credit card debt.

May 9, 2012 12:52PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

A new MasterCard study shows that shoppers spend more when they use 'contactless' -- or swipe-free -- credit cards.

May 8, 2012 12:18PM on Smart SpendingBy MSN Money Partner

A new report on the accidental blending of credit reports by reporting agencies identifies the most likely victims.



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