Financial Cents: Posts About Credit


Paying for College With Bad Credit

If you have no credit or bad credit, there are other financial aid options to consider before plunging into the world of long- term repayments.

Posted on: November 05, 2019


Skipping a Bill Payment This Month? Think Again

One negative mark or past due bill payment on your credit report can take years to repair.

Posted on: October 11, 2019


Minimize Vacation Spending Guilt

Get away and feel good about it.

Posted on: October 11, 2019


Opening a Credit Card for Points: Is it Worth it?

The first article in our “Is it Worth It?” series tackles the tough topic of credit card points. Are they worth it?

Posted on: October 07, 2019


Does a Late Rent Payment Affect Your Credit?

Paying rent at the same time each month can be a challenge, especially if your payday schedule doesn't align with your landlord's due date.

Posted on: September 28, 2019


Were You Affected by the Equifax Data Breach? 

Your credit may be at risk. Learn more about the impact of this epic data breach.

Posted on: September 12, 2019


Will Repossession Hurt My Credit?

Try to avoid the insult as well as the injury; learn how to cope when you aren't able to pay.

Posted on: August 29, 2019


Give Your Credit a Boost

For young people, the idea of a credit score may sound like “Adulthood 101.” So did a credit bureau just give you an option for some extra credit?

Posted on: August 22, 2019


Are 0% APR Offers a Scam?

Learn how these types of loans work to protect both your monthly balance and yourself from running into a bad credit situation.

Posted on: August 20, 2019