Acquiring -- and wisely using -- a credit card will help set college students up for a healthy financial future.
A consumer is exasperated because when she closed a Kohl's account months ago, the rep marked her deceased - and Experian has been slow to fix the problem.
Here are four ways you can increase your credit limits, and how each method can affect your credit score.
To follow her success, learn how to overcome seven myths about credit scores and credit card debt. The truth will free you of the shackles of high interest.
A new study estimates that $16 billion worth of credit card rewards are never redeemed. Here's how to get your share and find cards with the best programs.
Summer is the perfect time of year to kick back and relax, but don't let that leisurely attitude extend to your family's finances.
You don't have to pay your credit cards off to boost your credit score. But you do need to come up with a plan for paying down your credit card balances.
On-time rent payments are not included in your credit score, but late payments are. That said, renters need to build -- and use -- a great credit score.
The sandwich chain Quiznos is running out of dough, and is reportedly is preparing to file for bankruptcy protection, partly because of declining sales.
The top U.S. consumer watchdog says he has called and written the heads of big credit card companies to press them to offer free credit scores to customers.
Discover is already offering to include credit scores on the bills of all its customers, and now, FICO is negotiating with more credit card banks to provide the same service.
If you plan to buy or refinance a home this year, be careful when you do your taxes. Moves that will save you a few bucks on your IRS bill could cost you a mortgage.
You know a late or missed payment will ding your credit score, but how much do a few points matter, really? A lot, it turns out.
From the greatest generation to the millennials, Experian has tracked how we're all faring in terms of our use of credit. And some of the details may surprise you.
If lenders and FICO start mining social media data to determine your credit score, you might want to think twice about becoming Facebook friends with everyone you meet.
If you pay your bills on time, you can improve your credit scores -- it can be that simple.