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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When is the timing right for a new card?

Credit cards are fantastic payment tools when used correctly — to pay for the things you can afford …

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Can debt collectors throw you in jail?

Debt collectors can ask for your contact information from your family or friends, but can they threaten jail time?

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