Financial Cents: Posts About Credit

3 Ways to Finance Dental Care, Even With Bad Credit

Payment plans, special credit cards, and bad credit dental loans can all help you afford the oral care you need.

Posted on: April 19, 2018


Why You Should NOT Close That Old Credit Card

Even if you're closing it and replacing it with a new card, think again!

Posted on: April 18, 2018


Can You Negotiate With Your Creditors?

Yes, you can negotiate with your creditors, but make sure you do your homework first.

Posted on: April 13, 2018


How Do You Contest Errors On Your Credit Report?

In order to fix errors on your credit report, you'll have to contact the credit bureau that created the report.

Posted on: April 11, 2018


Shopping for Furniture with a Bad Credit Score? Here’s What You Need to Know

Store financing can be a good option, but so is scouring college neighborhoods around graduation and buying furniture that you assemble yourself.

Posted on: April 06, 2018


Can You Have Bad Credit Even With a Good Income?

Yes, you can! Your credit score doesn't care about how much money you make, only how much you owe and whether you can pay it back.

Posted on: April 04, 2018


How Much More Does it Cost to Live With Bad Credit?

Having a bad credit score can make lots of things, like getting a credit card or buying a car, much more expensive.

Posted on: March 30, 2018


Are Balance Transfers a Good Way to Pay Down Debt?

If you can score a good promotional offer, a balance transfer could help supercharge your debt repayment—but it's not risk-free.

Posted on: March 29, 2018


Can a Store Credit Card Help Fix Your Bad Credit?

Store credit cards can be useful for building a better payment history, but they're also a really easy way to accumulate more high-interest debt.

Posted on: March 22, 2018


Is Bad Credit Contagious?

Could the company you keep have a negative effect on your financial health?

Posted on: March 16, 2018