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  1. Find Security In Covered Bonds

    Find out about a safe investing alternative that could have prevented the subprime ...
  2. Consolidating your debt into one debt consolidation loan and payment may ease some stress and provide a little relief to your wallet.

    Strategies For Debt Consolidation Loans

    A debt consolidation loan may help if your income doesn't quite cover your credit ...
  3. A Primer On Preferred Stocks

    Offering both income and relative security, these uncommon shares may work for you. ...
  4. Consumers with poor credit scores were once locked out of the credit card game. But lenders are beginning to court those with low scores that were once deemed too risky to be offered a credit card.

    Credit Cards For People With Bad Credit

    Yes, you can get a credit card and start repairing your credit history. But brace ...
  5. The Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO), creator of the FICO score, is rolling out a new scoring model that offers hope to consumers whose credit reports contain certain types of negative information.

    FICO Credit Score Changes – Will Yours Go Up?

    Your FICO score could rise due to a new way of scoring some debts – which could make ...
  6. ecured credit cards aren't only for people with a tarnished credit report or poor credit score that prevents them from being approved for traditional credit cards.

    Secured Credit Cards

    They're not just for people with a poor credit score. Secured cards also help students ...
  1. What Do AA+ And AAA Credit Ratings Mean?

    Whether you held a AAA or AA+ rating, the difference didn't seem to matter to Mr. ...
  1. Can I get a balance transfer if I have bad credit?

    Transferring funds from one credit card to another is often possible with bad credit, but it will likely cost you in interest ...
  2. How long will it take for a bond to reach its face value?

    Learn when different savings bonds reach face value, and determine the best time to cash them in to get the highest return ...
  3. What is the difference between EE and I Bonds?

    Read about the similarities and differences between the EE and I savings bond programs created by the U.S. Department of ...
  4. What causes a bond's price to rise?

    Learn about factors that influence the price of a bond, such as interest rate changes, credit rating, yield and overall market ...
  1. 5 Ways Your Partner Can Ruin Your Credit

    Financial disagreement is one of the top reasons couples split, and often after one ...
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