Cancer patient's court fines go to collections

With his driver’s license suspended due to late court fines, this cancer patient struggles with how to fix the situation and make it to doctor’s appointments

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When closing a card affects your credit score

There are times when it’s OK to close your credit card account — and there are times when it’s a terrible idea. Find out the difference

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Can vet bills be included in bankruptcy?

Trying to include luxury items in your bankruptcy proceedings can be problematic, but are vet bills considered luxury?

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Slim credit file requires thinking creatively

Been off the credit grid for a while? You still may have evidence of a solid credit history. Here are some ways to prove you can handle a mortgage

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Don't let dreams of buying a home fade

Do you want to buy a home, but you have poor credit? Don’t despair. In as little as a year, you can turn things around

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