Can’t Pay Your Taxes?

Mar 11, 2019 by

You’ve finished your tax return, yay! But there’s just one problem: you don’t have the money to pay your taxes due by April 18. Now what?

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When to Freeze Your Credit

Dec 24, 2018 by

You may have heard of freezing your credit cards in a block of ice as a tactic to deter impulse spending and borrowing. But that’s not what’s meant by “credit freeze.”

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Credit Repair: Always a Rip-Of...

Dec 10, 2018 by

Is your credit report blemished? Are you considering cosmetic surgery? Don’t waste your money please.

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Send a Cease & Desist Let...

Dec 3, 2018 by

You have the right to force that nasty debt collector to stop contacting you. But doing so might have even nastier consequences.

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Good News, Bad Habits

Feb 14, 2018 by

Don’t be seduced into shooting yourself in the money foot by falling victim to the good news, bad habits deception.

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Equifax Hack

Sep 10, 2017 by

With nearly half of all Americans affected, everyone should follow up to protect themselves in the wake of the horrendous hack at credit bureau Equifax®.

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TransUnion.ca Sneakiness

Aug 27, 2017 by

Here’s how TransUnion’ca’s process for obtaining a credit report—which should be free—morphs into a purchase of a $239/year “credit monitoring” product. Shameful!

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Credit and Home Insurance

May 11, 2017 by

Think your credit rating doesn’t matter unless you borrow money? Think again. Example: South Dakotans with poor credit pay 288% more for home insurance.

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When Thin is Bad

Apr 26, 2017 by

The brains behind Millennial Personal Finance writes about the importance of polishing your credit score.

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WHICH Credit Score Matters?

Mar 28, 2017 by

Not all credit scores are created equal. And pretending otherwise just cost a big credit reporting bureau $3 million.

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