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Forgotten payment will ding, not ruin, credit score

She always pays her credit card bills on time, but an online payment snafu just ruined her perfect record. Can she stave off the credit damage? Or are her scores shot?

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How credit history may work against young adults

The length of your credit history makes up 15 percent of your credit score. That can put young people at a disadvantage — but there are ways to counterbalance that

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Credit cards vs. charge cards: which Is best?

Although you might talk about “charging” with a credit card, credit cards and charge cards are very different financial instruments

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Do 0 percent interest credit cards actually exist?

She’s been hunting for an interest-free credit card deal but has come up empty handed. Our expert explains why finding an elusive deal isn’t as important as using a card properly

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Double miles vs. cheaper ticket: What to do?

Is it worth being loyal to an airline to earn extra miles — even if it means paying more for a ticket? The answer depends on the trip and how much extra you’d be paying

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