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5 ways to get the most out of seat upgrades

That sweet cache of miles you’ve built up leaves you with a tricky choice: Should you use those miles to get free flights — or for seat upgrades?

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Do I really need to buy all three FICO scores?

Do you really need to buy all three of your FICO scores? Yes you do, if you’re applying for a major loan. You never know which score a lender might use to make its decision, and thousands of dollars of interest could be on the line

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Daughter wants credit independence from Dad

Her dad has helped her out a lot credit-wise, co-signing a car loan and making her an authorized user on his credit card. But she’s ready to strike out on her own

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Credit-free consumers may end up 'unscorable'

You don’t want a bad credit score, but what about no score at all? Consumers without a score — sometimes referred to as “unscorables” — could have their own problems when it comes to getting credit

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Are credit counselors too close to card issuers?

Credit counseling agencies are connected to the card issuers. Yet that doesn’t mean the relationship is an unethical one — or that credit counseling agencies don’t offer good advice

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