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Trimming the holiday spree: Bloggers' frugal tips

Do you feel pressured to keep up with loved ones’ expectations during the holidays? We asked five personal finance bloggers to share their tips for using credit responsibly and the lessons they learned from expensive holidays past

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How to carry a temporary credit card balance

While it’s best to pay off your credit card balance in full every month, you won’t wreck your credit score by carrying a temporary balance — as long as you do it responsibly

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Can I get a credit card if I'm unemployed?

You may be able to get a credit card if you’re out of work — but that doesn’t mean you should

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How can I get my son to care about credit?

Her son is in his early 20s and wants nothing to do with credit. How can she win him over to the benefits of a good credit score?

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Old cards carry less credit score weight

While a card you closed several years ago is likely still on your credit reports, lenders are more interested in your recent credit behavior

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