8 Easy Ways to Build Credit From Scratch
8 Easy Ways to Build Credit From Scratch

on June 3, 2020

These simple steps will help you borrow money and build a credit history.

10 Common and Costly Credit Missteps
10 Common and Costly Credit Missteps

on May 26, 2020

These mistakes can wreak havoc on your credit score, finances and access to loans. Here’s how to avoid them.

How I Got a Perfect Credit Score in 4 Steps
How I Got a Perfect Credit Score in 4 Steps

on May 25, 2020

My FICO credit score is 850 out of 850. Here’s how I pulled it off — and how anyone else can, too.

Will Lowering My Credit Card Limit Hurt My Credit Score?
Will Lowering My Credit Card Limit Hurt My Credit Score?

on May 18, 2020

Having less available credit should make you less of a risk. But sometimes it has the opposite effect.

3 Smart Reasons to Get a New Credit Card Now
3 Smart Reasons to Get a New Credit Card Now

on May 14, 2020

Here are the best cards to meet common needs — balance transfers, travel rewards, establishing credit and more.

15 Ways to Get Your Free VantageScore Credit Score
15 Ways to Get Your Free VantageScore Credit Score

on May 6, 2020

These companies will provide your VantageScore credit score without making you pay for the privilege.

7 of the Dumbest Ways to Borrow Money
7 of the Dumbest Ways to Borrow Money

on April 30, 2020

These types of loans may cost you more than you realize. Here’s what to watch out for — and some better alternatives.

Pay 0% APR on Balance Transfers Until September 2021 and Beyond
Pay 0% APR on Balance Transfers Until September 2021 and Beyond

on April 30, 2020

Heading into turbulent economic waters, here’s a way to get some relief from high-interest card debt.

Get 0% APR on Card Balance Transfers for Up to 21 Months
Get 0% APR on Card Balance Transfers for Up to 21 Months

on April 28, 2020

If you need relief from debt on high-interest cards, jump on one of these deals offering generous introductory periods at 0% APR — some with cash-back programs to boot.

What’s the Best Way to Borrow From Friends or Family?
What’s the Best Way to Borrow From Friends or Family?

on April 27, 2020

If you are going to borrow money from — or lend money to — a friend or relative, at least do it correctly.

How the Coronavirus Could Ding Your Credit Score
How the Coronavirus Could Ding Your Credit Score

on April 25, 2020

Credit card companies are quietly making moves that can cause you unexpected trouble.

How Will a Car Repossession Affect My Credit?
How Will a Car Repossession Affect My Credit?

on April 20, 2020

Here’s what happens when there’s no place to go but up.

5 Things You Think Could Hurt Your Credit Score — but Don’t
5 Things You Think Could Hurt Your Credit Score — but Don’t

on April 16, 2020

How many of these myths do you believe?

Stack Up 60,000 Rewards Points Now to Get Free Travel Down the Road
Stack Up 60,000 Rewards Points Now to Get Free Travel Down the Road

on April 16, 2020

Yes, most travel is on hold for now, but this card is perfect for ordinary purchases that will lead to extraordinary vacations when we get the all-clear.

FICO Scores Are Changing: 7 Ways to Get Yours for Free
FICO Scores Are Changing: 7 Ways to Get Yours for Free

on April 14, 2020

You no longer need to pay for a look at this widely used credit score.

Can’t Make Your Mortgage Payment? Here’s How to Request Relief 
Can’t Make Your Mortgage Payment? Here’s How to Request Relief 

on April 10, 2020

If you’re worried about missing an upcoming mortgage payment, you have some options.

My Credit Card’s Concierge Service Helped Me Find Toilet Paper
My Credit Card’s Concierge Service Helped Me Find Toilet Paper

on April 10, 2020

Most often, credit card concierges are trained to assist with travel bookings, hard-to-find restaurant reservations, gift ideas and sports and theater tickets. But they can also help you find hot items you may need while you’re hunkering down at home.

Credit Card Issuers Offer Cardholders Relief Amid Coronavirus Fears
Credit Card Issuers Offer Cardholders Relief Amid Coronavirus Fears

on March 28, 2020

As workplaces temporarily shut down and thousands of Americans are quarantined because of the coronavirus, some major credit card issuers have begun offering relief to their customers.

Get Rid of Expensive Credit Card Debt: Pay 0% on Balance Transfers for 15 Months
Get Rid of Expensive Credit Card Debt: Pay 0% on Balance Transfers for 15 Months

on March 26, 2020

Breathe a little easier by transferring your high-interest credit card debt to this cards while you pay down the balance.

7 Ways Rewards Credit Cards Cost You Money
7 Ways Rewards Credit Cards Cost You Money

on March 25, 2020

So-called “rewards” credit cards can cost you a bundle if you aren’t careful.

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