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How to build credit with a credit card

Credit booster programs from Experian and FICO are free to use and could help raise your score, but they're not for everyone

How to use a personal loan to pay off your credit cards

How to check and fix your credit if you've seen it drop since federal student loans went into forbearance

Why American Express lowered my card's limit even though I have a credit score of 836 — and what I could have done to avoid it

Credit repair services will help fix mistakes on your credit report in exchange for a fee, but it's easier than you'd think to do it yourself

The average credit card interest rate by credit score and card

Credit card relief can be a valuable option if you're facing financial hardship — and it won't harm your credit score as long as you and your lender are on the same page

If you lost your job and are struggling to make ends meet, it could be worth adding a note to your credit report

The 3 major credit bureaus will now let Americans check their credit report for free every week for the next year

If you have a mortgage with Chase, you may qualify for a 90-day deferment during the COVID-19 pandemic

A drop in your card's credit limit is bad news for your credit score — here are 8 reasons it could happen, and what you can do to fix it

5 ways opening a credit card and using it responsibly can boost your credit score

How to get a car loan with bad credit

I was shocked to see my friends pay a restaurant bill with debit cards, but it turns out they're perfectly representative of millennials on the whole

I didn't hear the term 'debt-to-income' ratio until I was 26, but if I'd known it earlier I would have made some very different decisions

Every reason to check your credit report before the end of the year, even if your credit is excellent

The 9 US cities where people are mostly likely to max out their credit cards

How often should I check my credit report? Once a year probably isn't enough

My free Credit Karma app helped my credit score spike by 50 points overnight