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Credit Cards Can Ease Agonizing Dental Bill

She really doesn’t want to use her credit cards. But, now that she needs expensive oral surgery, she might have to. Erica Sandberg offers some advice for keeping her credit intact

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Student Loans Can Help Build Credit, Too

She’s moving to New York and worried about landing an apartment with a thin credit file. Will her record of on-time student loan payments be enough to impress landlords?

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Stock Market Crash Leaves $30,000 in Card Debt

He played the market and lost. Now, with $30,000 in credit card debt, Chapter 13 bankruptcy looks like the only way out

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Prepaid cards for teens: Good move or rip-off?

Prepaid card issuers are targeting teens. The latest? A prepaid card endorsed by Justin Bieber. But are these cards really the best option for teaching teens about money?

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How to Build Your Credit From Scratch

Once you open your first credit account, the clock starts ticking, and the bank starts reporting your behavior to the credit bureaus. Here’s how to get your credit history off to a good start

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