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Millions of Americans See Credit Scores Plummet

Millions of Americans are seeing their credit scores plunge. According to FICO, 25.5% of consumers -- roughly 43.4 million people -- have a credit score below 600, making them a poor risk for lenders, and making it hard for those consumers to get credit cards, auto loans and mortgages.

Good credit score secrets

Even though it's more important than ever to be familiar with your credit score and what affects that crucial number, experts say a lot of Americans...

Got good credit? Google wants you.

So you pop over to Google to find a flight to Albuquerque or an aquarium for your kid, and suddenly you're being hit with come-ons from luxury...

Hey baby, What's your credit score?

The economy is affecting all aspects of our lives, so it's no surprise that individuals on the dating scene are starting to check out their date's...

How to understand your credit score


I find that some of the most educated and experienced people I know don't understand how credit scores are determined and maintained. It seems that...