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Aug 16, 2010 12:00PM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

What's the fastest way to pump up a credit score? I asked the company that invented credit scoring for their three best ideas.

Aug 13, 2010 2:44PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Confusing my credit card with my debit card at the ATM is going to cost me.

Aug 12, 2010 7:29PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Lenders trying to collect billions of dollars in home equity loans face major obstacles. The battle rages: Is it right or wrong for borrowers to bail?

Aug 10, 2010 3:17PM on Smart SpendingBy Teresa Mears

Rising cost of education has students and parents rethinking how much it makes sense to borrow.

Jul 30, 2010 1:16PM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

In a victory for consumers, this October it's going to be a lot tougher to be in the debt-settlement business.

Jul 26, 2010 8:34AM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

The potential for trouble is so great that you should think twice -- or thrice -- before lending (or borrowing) money.

Jul 22, 2010 8:11PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

The textbook business, which ought to be an altruistic endeavor, has turned into industrial exploitation of a captive audience.

Jul 22, 2010 9:37AM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

Arizona is one of 16 states that have set limits on interest rates for short-term loans. Is this the beginning of the end for payday lenders?

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