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How your credit score may be linked to your love life
A new -- unscientific -- survey found that the higher someone's year-end credit score, the likelier the person was to form a romantic relationship over the next year.
Winners During the US Stock Market Rout
While the shares of many American companies took a major bruising on Monday, the worst day for U.S. stocks in four years, due to fears of a slowdown in China, there are 25 firms that Goldman Sachs says may be relatively immune from an economic slowdown on the other side of the globe. The list
5 Easy Ways to Save on Theme Park Admission
With popular theme parks charging as much as $400 for one-day admission, one of America's favorite ways to play could be cost-prohibitive for some families. But whether or not your local amusement park's prices are out of reach, who doesn't want to save a few bucks? The experts at Family Vacation
The Credit Card Perks Military Members Get
Members of our armed forces who are on active duty, and their families, are faced with many unique challenges. Thankfully, they also receive several unexpected benefits -- and that includes credit cards. The blog Military Money Manual , written by an active duty member of the Air Force, has learned
Credit Card Perks and Freebies You Never Knew About
People love to hate credit card companies, with their addictive credit lines and fine print fees. So this summer, get your "revenge" by using and abusing your credit card for all its worth with some fabulous freebies and perks! The website Lowcards.com uncovered a slew of benefits you can get from
Discover (DFS ) Announces $200 Million Refund to Customers
3.5 Million Discover Customers Will Receive $200 Million as Company Admits 'Deceptive' Marketing
Teen Accused of Stealing Identity of Senior White House Official
A Georgia teenager is facing felony charges after investigators say he unknowingly stole the Social Security number of a senior White House official and tried to apply for a credit card. Austin Townsend, 17, of Douglas County is being charged with identity theft, despite reportedly...
Credit Card Late Payments Spiked in September
Consumers’ progress during the economic downturn in paying down their credit card debt appears to be in danger after major card companies reported that late payments spiked in September. Five of the nation’s top six credit card issuers said Monday that late payments edged up...
Reaping rewards on travel credit cards: What to look for
When frequent traveler Neta Davis whips out her credit cards, she charges with a purpose. Her Subaru Visa card helps her earn $100 coupons that she can use at the car dealership. And her Hilton Hotels-affiliated American Express, along with her Southwest Visa card, can help pave the way to free
Credit counselors answer readers' questions
Most of us know that it's a bad idea to run up massive credit card bills, but other aspects of credit and debt are murky. How many credit cards should you have? What goes into your credit score? And can those guys on the radio really slash your debts by 50%? April is Financial Literacy Month, and