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How to freeze your credit to prevent fraud or identity theft


3 reasons why you might not be getting approved for the best credit cards


Checking your credit score should always be free. Here's exactly how to do it.



How to increase your credit score, no matter when or where you start


How to cancel a credit card you no longer want


A joint credit card can be a convenient way to keep household expenses in one place — or a risk you might not want to take



A joint credit card can be a convenient way to keep household expenses in one place — or a risk you might not want to take


There hasn't been this much risky corporate debt in years. The Fed is sounding the alarm about what that could mean for the economy.


Paying off your credit card can quickly improve your credit score, but it has another benefit that might feel even more important


Your credit score is based on a complicated, murky calculation, but you can fix it by focusing on 2 easily controllable factors


I have 26 credit cards and excellent credit. Here's the best advice I can give you on keeping up your score, no matter how many cards you have.


I've opened more than a dozen credit cards and figured out exactly how opening a card for the bonus affects my credit



After years of experimenting, I've figured out exactly what opening and closing credit cards does to your credit


Here's exactly what it takes to have an excellent credit score


Private-equity tricks mask mounting debt: 'I'm 5 feet 8 inches, but I change the scale and make myself 6 feet 2 inches on a pro forma basis'


The best way to build your credit is the same strategy people use to build wealth



Americans struggled to pay off credit-card debt at the end of 2018, and 37 million accounts were seriously delinquent


Rising household debt in China could threaten growth and financial stability, Fed economists warn


American household debt just hit a new record high


China's hopes of becoming the world's largest economy are hitting a major roadblock