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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Credit cards can be a lifeline, but not all the time

When funds are low, and there’s no food in the pantry, is it time to turn to a credit card?

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Steps to protect young adults from identity theft

Young adults should be aware of identity theft issues so they can prevent identity theft from happening …

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