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Spooky, scary and other credit news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: five This number may look nice and simple but it could be the beginning of a terrible, no good, very bad credit score. Here are five sneaky ways you can tank your credit score, and…
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Why I opted out of credit card arbitration – and you should too

Fred Williams
Why I opted out of arbitration - and you should too

When I signed up for my Citi Double Cash card, I was torn. I liked the 2 percent reward rate, without the headaches of a points system. But Citi is one of those cards that requires you to sign away…
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Limiting mandatory arbitration will benefit consumers

Fred Williams

What’s the biggest problem consumers have getting a fair break? Many consumer advocates say it’s mandatory arbitration. That’s the fine print in millions of contracts that says you can’t take the company to court. The advocates are applauding the federal…
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