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Jun 24, 2010 7:58PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

FICO calls them 'damage points,' and, boy, can they pull down your credit score.

Jun 23, 2010 5:22PM on Smart SpendingBy Stacy Johnson

Losing your home to foreclosure is one thing. But walking away just because it's financially convenient could hurt down the road.

Jun 20, 2010 2:30PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Your friends can not only make you fat, they can make the social barriers to breaking a mortgage contract come crumbling down.

Jun 16, 2010 6:37PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

You can be assured that the 'investor' has no intention of paying your lender a dime.

Jun 7, 2010 8:58AM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

My friend says he wants to change, he says he's learned his lesson from his bankruptcy, but his actions say otherwise.

Jun 3, 2010 9:28AM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Walking away from your agreements when you have the capacity to fulfill them is morally wrong, akin to lying.

May 31, 2010 6:58PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Is it OK to use taxpayer money to reduce the mortgage balances of struggling homeowners? Some states are considering this.

May 10, 2010 4:55PM on Smart SpendingBy Karen Datko

Two reports show improving numbers on mortgage payments. Could spring be far behind?

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