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 Credit card rate cut request hurts score?
Asking for a rate reduction on a credit card might lower a credit score. Find out when it does.
 
5 tips on safely selling your gift cards
You don’t have to dump gift cards you can’t use. Some websites will pay for your plastic.
 
Is it smart to transfer a credit card balance?
Moving a large credit card balance to a low-interest card might sound good — but is it?
 
Video: Cut debt with balance transfer
Can a zero percent balance transfer credit card help cut high-interest debt?
 
Prepaid student ID cards making the grade?
A hybrid payment product lets student IDs double as prepaid cards. Here’s what to know.
 
Video: Interest rate predictions in 2012
Interest rates hit rock bottom in 2011. Where are they headed in 2012?

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Help filing for bankruptcy without a fee
You need money to pay a lawyer when filing bankruptcy, but there may be ways around it.
 
Europe’s debt crisis & the US economy
European debt is an ocean away from the U.S., but its impact could trickle down to Main Street.
 
12 tips to manage credit card debt in 2012
Don’t go crazy with credit cards. Rein in your plastic before your card debt becomes drastic.

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12 smart savings tips that yield return in 2012
Building savings for the future has gotten more costly. Put more money away with these tips.
 
Video: Smart mobile banking
Learn about the convenient, secure way to manage your money anytime, anywhere.
 
12 mortgage moves for you to buy home in 2012
The mortgage market has been tight in the downturn. These tips will help you snag a loan.

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Get debt collectors to leave you alone
Are you being harassed by debt collectors when the debt isn’t yours? Make it stop.
 
Europe’s debt may bite into US economy
Europe’s debt might send the world economy tumbling if we don’t take proactive steps.
 
12 mortgage moves for you to buy home in 2012
The mortgage market has been tight in the downturn. These tips will help you snag a loan.

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5 myths of building better credit
Bankrate separates fact from fiction when it comes to building better credit.
 
Does paying off credit card hurt your credit score?
Should you put everything on credit, and pay off your credit card monthly?
 
12 don’ts in filing for bankruptcy in 2012
Bankruptcy is difficult enough without lying. That and other don’ts can get you in hot water.

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