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8 Ways Bad Credit Can Make Life Difficult

A tanked credit score can cause big trouble in many areas of life, hindering your ability to land a job, find a place to live and even get a date

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Catalog Cards are a Risky Credit Shortcut

For those with bad credit, catalog credit cards (also known as merchandise credit cards) present a tempting short-cut to a better rating. Just make sure you know what you're signing up for

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5 Questions to Ask Before Getting a Secured Card

If you have bad credit, you may have seen advertisements for cards designed just for people like you — secured cards. Unfortunately, not all those cards will give you the full credit-building benefits you need to improve your credit score.

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Best Credit Cards for People with Bad Credit 2012

If you have bad credit, you can still get a credit card. They may not have the best terms or the most lucrative rewards — but they will help you get back into the credit bureaus' good graces

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6 Tips for Choosing a Prepaid Card

With the cost of checking accounts and other bank accounts rising, consumers may be eyeing prepaid cards. Here are six questions to ask to make sure you get the most out of your prepaid card

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