Should you settle a debt when you are filing for Chapter 7?

You may be tempted to settle a debt, even though you are about to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Is that a good idea?

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Is your adult child ready for authorized card user status?

To help build an adult child’s credit, try adding him as an authorized user to your credit card, but make sure there are charging rules in place …

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Clear up debts before moving abroad

If you don’t want to face legal action by creditors, don’t abandon your debt when you leave the country …

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What's a potential employer looking for in a credit check?

Don’t worry about having a little debt on your credit card. Your potential employer is more interested in whether you are a risk …

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How long do collections stay on your credit report?

When you pay on an account that has gone into collections, you may have to wait a few months before it’s reflected on your credit report …

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