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Teaching Your Child Responsible Credit

Is credit card management the right move? Learn from this USA Today article how you can help your child begin to build a good credit history in three different ways.

Employment and Credit Checks

If you are interviewing for a job, a credit check may be a part of the process. Have you ever wondered what credit details are shared with potential employers and how the process works? This Money & Career Cheat Sheet article explains.

How Does Age Impact Credit Score?

Age can favorably impact your score due to a longer credit history, but not paying attention to some very important other criteria can negate some advantages. This The Motley Fool article explains.

Balance Transfers and Credit Score

You've decided to transfer credit card debt to a card with a lower rate- how does this affect your credit score? This NerdWallet article explains.

FICO Score Versus VantageScore

What are the similarities between these two scores? What are the specific differences? This The Motley Fool article explores what factors determine these scores.

Improving Credit Score and Prioritizing Debt

This The Simple Dollar article offers ideas regarding what debts could be most beneficial to pay off first, and how these items can raise your credit score.

Managing Frozen Credit

This Consumer Reports article details different options you have regarding your credit freeze, should you need to grant access to a credit report.

Ideas for Paying Down Debt

This NerdWallet article shares real life stories from users who utilized these tips to pay down and eliminate debt.

Millennials: Striking a Balance with Credit

This The Motley Fool article explores the growing trend of avoiding credit card debt as well as why, at the same time, using a card responsibly can be valuable.

Preventing Your Child from Having Identity Theft

This Parent Co. article explains things you can be aware of and monitor to protect your child from identity theft.
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  • Home Equity Lines and Credit Score

    You are considering whether or not to get a home equity line of credit. This The Simple Dollar article details the positives and negatives of this decision, as well as how it can impact your credit score. read more