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Paying debt won't immediately undo credit damage

A loan from mom will let him pay off his overdue, charged-off debt immediately. Yet he still has a long road to full credit recovery ahead of him

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Don't let credit card debt steal your golden years

Getting rid of credit card debt is difficult if you’re on a fixed income. But it is possible to dig out of debt in your golden years

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Which is worse: Bad credit or no credit?

A reader has a riddle for our columnist: You’re a parent, and two of your children come to you for a loan. One has bad credit, the other has no credit. Who should you lend to?

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What's the best way to redeem cash back?

Ready to redeem your rewards? Most cash-back credit cards offer an array of redemption methods, and it can take some legwork to find the one that offers the most bang for your buck

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How long will I pay for my credit mistakes?

Even the smallest financial mistakes can have long-term credit consequences. Here’s the life expectancy of seven common credit events

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