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Should I get a car loan just to boost my credit?

Credit scores are a means, not an end. If your FICO score is already excellent, don’t take out unnecessary loans in an attempt to boost it

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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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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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Is my airline rewards card worthless?

Frustrated that airlines seem to be in a race to devalue their frequent flier miles? Consider a rewards card with more flexibility

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Good behavior shortens bad credit sentence

Once an account goes into collections, it stays on your credit reports for seven years. In the meantime, though, there’s a lot to do to help your credit heal faster

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