Will Unpaid Debt Ever Go Away On Its Own? (Yes, But Don’t Hold Your Breath.)

Once the statute of limitations for a debt has passed, it becomes uncollectable. But in the meantime, it can still do lots of financial damage.

Posted on: April 03, 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


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


Can Bad Credit Stop You From Moving to a New City?

A bad credit score can affect lots of different areas of your life. Moving to a new city is one of them.

Posted on: March 01, 2018


If You Have Bad Credit, Should You Buy or Lease a Car?

Buying a car is more expensive than leasing, but a bad credit score might not leave you with much of a choice.

Posted on: February 22, 2018


How to Calculate the Cost of Your Cash Advance

There are many great ways to use a credit card, but taking out a cash advance is NOT one of them!

Posted on: February 16, 2018


When Should You Refinance a Bad Credit Loan?

If you have a payday loan, you'll probably want to sit tight. But with a bad credit installment loan, refinancing could really help.

Posted on: February 15, 2018


An Apple a Day Keeps the Bad Credit Away

*None of these are apples. These are financial tips to help you improve your credit rating. Do not try and use these to make a pie. It won't work.

Posted on: February 13, 2018


What if Animals Had Credit Scores?

We're taking a break from answering your most pressing bad credit-related questions by answering a question you definitely weren't asking.

Posted on: February 09, 2018