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Grappling with poor credit is an equal opportunity issue. Regardless of your income or socioeconomic bracket poor credit can plague any of us if we're not careful. With less expendable funds, however, good money management and budgeting do become more important and more difficult. When...

Your credit report is more than simply a tool for potential creditors and lenders to determine your credit worthiness. It contains a plethora of personal data you can leverage to improve your financial life. Here are four ways you can use your credit report to...

Being in business is about the bottom line. The business of credit, financing, and loans is no different. Creditors and lenders typically do all they can to avoid writing off debt. They know that with the proper motivation people can usually come up with some way...

Debt settlement describes the agreement between a consumer and a lender, financier, company, or institution to consider a debt resolved or “settled” upon payment in full at a lesser amount than what is actually owed. This is an alternative to other forms of debt management...