How to Keep Good Credit throughout Your Life

Good credit is the result of being financially responsible over time — and it’s never too early to start. Use our interactive graphic to learn if you’re ahead of the game or falling behind

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4 Signs Your Rewards Card Isn't User-Friendly

The right rewards card should work for you. But the wrong rewards card could actually work against you if you find yourself working too hard for meager perks

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Can I Trust the Credit Counseling Agencies?

She’s dangerously close to serious credit card trouble, but are credit counseling agencies the best place to turn for help?

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Creating the Ideal Credit Card Portfolio

When you’re new to credit cards, a balanced card portfolio will help you make the most out of rewards — and cover you in emergencies. Credit expert Eva Norlyk Smith tells a credit newbie where to start

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I Fell For a Credit Card Scam. Now What?

She fell for a credit card phone scam, and now her accounts are open to attack. Erica Sandberg walks her through the steps of fortifying her finances

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