Financial Cents: Posts About Credit

How to Money, Episode Two: Credit Cards

Episode two of our new web series covers some credit card basics and offers handy tips for how to use your card properly.

Posted on: August 14, 2017


Know Money, Win Money! Episode One: Credit

We're giving away money to test your financial knowledge. Test your credit and personal finance know-how and take home some cold, hard cash!

Posted on: August 10, 2017


Secured Credit Cards: 3 Ways to Use One to Rebuild Bad Credit

These cards are available for folks with bad credit and using one responsibly can help fix your score.

Posted on: August 04, 2017


How One Late Payment Can Affect Your Credit

Missing a payment can happen to the best of us. But it’s not just a minor gaffe, it may actually affect your credit. How much? Well, it depends.

Posted on: July 31, 2017


Does Your Spouse Have Bad Credit? Here’s How it Can Affect You.

When it comes to credit scores, getting married is a little more complicated. Your hearts may become one, but your credit scores will not. There is no such thing as a “married credit score.”

Posted on: July 27, 2017


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Bad Credit Helper: Does Moving Back Home Make Sense?

Do you really want to move home? Didn't think so. But should you? Depending on your financial situation, it might be the right decision. Here's how to tell.

Posted on: July 20, 2017


Did Your Bad Credit Score Just Go Up? Here’s Why.

New rules from the three major credit bureaus mean rising scores for millions of US consumers. Are you one of them?

Posted on: July 20, 2017


Simple Steps to Help Your Credit Everyday

A few big mistakes can destroy your credit. But a lot of simple, daily habits can help build it up again!

Posted on: July 19, 2017


How to Use Credit Cards: 3 Basic Tips

Are your credit cards working for you... or against you? Use these 3 simple credit card tips to make sure your credit cards are helping you and not holding you back!

Posted on: July 06, 2017


12 Tips For a Bad Credit Makeover (Part 2)

Making over a bad credit score isn’t as easy making over your best friend, but the rewards are a lot longer lasting. Here are tips #7 through #12 for how to raise your credit score and secure your financial future!

Posted on: June 30, 2017