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How do I improve my fiance's bad credit?

Adding a loved one to a credit card account may seem like a great way to help him or her rebuild credit, but be sure you look before you leap

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Bad credit? Don't settle for a bad card

If you have bad credit, fewer issuers will be willing to work with you. But that doesn’t mean you should just settle for a card without researching your options

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The 6 biggest balance transfer mistakes

You’ve got just the ticket to blitz your high-interest holiday credit card balance: a 0 percent balance transfer deal. But how do you make sure you don’t mess up and dig yourself deeper in debt?

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Divorce leaves wife holding the debts

After 34 years, her marriage is over. All that’s left is sadness. And debt. And credit damage. Our expert lays out the road ahead

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I hate my credit card. Can I get rid of it?

You’ve heard the rule: Never cancel a credit card with a good payment history. But what if you can’t stand that card? Our expert explains how you can dump it while minimizing credit damage

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