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The 3 Most Common Credit Report Errors

When scouring your credit report for errors, pay attention to your address and credit limit information -- and don't gloss over simple details such as your name.

How Lenders Use Your Hidden Credit Score

After years of suffering, consumer credit is gaining giant momentum, and eager lenders aren't relying solely on your traditional credit score. They need more than that.

5 Money Myths You Shouldn't Fall For

Next time you're about to make a big financial decision, keep in mind that rarely is anything black and white when it comes to the green stuff.

How Your Credit Limit is Determined

Just how do lenders set your credit limit? There are two major factors that most lenders look at in order to set your initial credit limit.

Could Your Credit Score End Your Marriage?

Couples with a greater disparity in their credit scores are more likely to break up, according to preliminary results of a study by Federal Reserve Board researchers.

How to Haggle With Your Credit Card Company

If your credit card has a fee you dislike or an interest rate that's too high, you don't always have to stand for it. Here are some tips for negotiating terms with your bank.