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Keep points when canceling travel rewards card

If you’re not careful, you could lose rewards earnings when closing a travel rewards card. But with a little advance planning, there are many ways to avoid this

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Power up your credit score, get that dream house

With just one charge to your credit card a month, you can build your credit score to get the interest rate and mortgage amount you want

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5 ways to derail your debt management plan

Debt management plans offered by nonprofit credit counseling agencies can be a huge help to those who can’t slog through their debts on their own. But they’re not for everyone

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Sometimes, bankruptcy can actually be good

Sometimes credit counselors’ debt repayment programs are not right for you, and bankruptcy is the best option. Here’s what you should know

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The best (and worst) reason to get credit cards

It’s flattering to be courted by credit card issuers. But don’t apply for the first offer that hits your mailbox. There are plenty of good reasons to apply for a card … there are plenty of bad reasons, too

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