Tag Archives: credit score

5 signs you’re a credit geek (like me!)

Dawn Papandrea

I’ve always been on the nerdy side, but it’s only in recent years that I’ve become a credit geek. I used to be one of the “cool kids” who was a free spirit spender who didn’t worry about boring subjects…
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Parade of mistakes sent my credit score tumbling

Karen Haywood Queen

A few weeks into the new year, I’m dealing with a 6-year-old credit nightmare. The story in a nutshell: I co-signed for a card for my son, forgot about the account and lately I have been wrestling with my credit…
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Ashes and hearts and other credit news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 91.6 million That’s how many new credit cards were opened in 2017. That’s almost as many as before the economy came crashing down around everyone in 2008. We’ll call that a win for consumer confidence. This…
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The Grim Reaper is coming for your credit and other news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 68 percent The Grim Reaper may come for you before you pay down that mountain of debt you’re chipping away. At least 68 percent of people share that dreary outlook, according to a new CreditCards.com…
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Don’t let your credit score suffer a holiday hangover

Brady Porche

You survived the holidays – it’s time now to discard boxes, vacuum up fir needles, eat nothing but leafy greens and monitor your credit score. Your stomach and your trash bins are not the only things that can get overstuffed…
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