Bad news: Your teen got into a jam with the law. Will bailing him out of jail mean bad news for your finances, too?
A broken heart can last forever. When you get rejected for a card, how long does it take for this financial wound take to heal?
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When it comes to paying off your loan, setting small monthly payments can mean you’ll be writing checks for a long time.
There's more than one way to do it, and it's important to pick the one most appropriate for your situation.
There are restrictions on who can see your scores and other what circumstances. Here's who's allowed to look, why they'd want to, and how to find out who has.
Are you the go-to guy for short-term loans? Say yes every time, and you may torpedo your own finances.
The right rewards card makes it easy to get a little something for yourself -- points, or a cash bonus -- when you're buying gifts for others.
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