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Credit Report Reboot: 4 Changes You Need to Know About

The three bureaus will adopt rules that make it easier to dispute errors—like informing each other when they find a discrepancy.

The Credit Report Mistake 1 in 3 Americans Make

Considering you can pull your report for free each year, it's puzzling that 35% of adults don't. How this oversight can cost you.

Why Correcting Your Credit Report Just Got Easier

The bureaus have agreed to big overhauls—like being more proactive about fixing errors, and recasting how medical debt is treated.

10-Minute Money Move: Sleuth for Errors on Your Credit Report

Even minor mistakes can damage your financial reputation. So we're helping you hunt them down—in no time.

7 Things You've Always Wanted to Know About Credit Card Rewards

Racking up points can be a big boon—unless you ignore what's tucked away in the fine print. Here's the smart way to earn rewards.

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10 Top Credit Mistakes to Avoid

Keeping stellar credit can save you tens of thousands of dollars. That's why you'll want to avoid these ten pitfalls.

10 Things You’re Embarrassed to Ask About Credit

Long after we finish school, we'll still be graded on how we handle credit. Clear up the mysteries of your credit score and report with these 10 questions.

Credit Scores 101

A good credit score can save you some serious cash—think $5,000 on a 60-month $20,000 auto loan, according to one study. Find out how to manage it well.


I Want to Dispute an Error on My Credit Report

Studies say up to 25% of credit reports contain errors, some of which could drag down your credit score.

I Want to Negotiate Down My Credit Card APR

If you're trying to pay off credit card debt, the interest rate is a huge factor. Here's how to convince your credit card company to lower it.

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