5 Surprising Things That Hurt Your Credit Scores

We all know that making late payments or having credit card accounts in collections can hurt…

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Debtors’ Prison Is Back — and Just as Cruel as Ever

To most of us, “debtors’ prison” sounds like an archaic institution, something straight out of a Dickens novel. But…

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Top Debt Collection Agency Fined $3.2 Million for Harassing Tactics

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Debt Collectors Infiltrate Facebook to Track Down Delinquent Borrowers

Debt collectors have time and again proven to be ruthless in tracking down…

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New credit reality: scores must be higher to get the best rates

Getting the best interest rates on major purchases, whether that’s a house or a car, can be much harder with…

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Debt-Free or Skinny? Survey Answers Which We’d Rather Be

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Repo Man Goes to Ghana to Tow Away Argentinean Navy’s Flagship

Borrowers beware. If you miss a payment on your car loan, don’t go parking it in Ghana thinking it’s…

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The Case Against Credit Cards: Overspending, Obesity, Inequality

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Bad Behavior: Men, Women and Credit Card Debt

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Top 10 money myths held by teens and how to change them

What do teens know about money? It’s green, they never have enough of it and for some it seems to magically appear…

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