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11 options for filing tax returns for free
Want to file your taxes for free? Depending on how much money you make and other factors, you might have several choices for free filing online or in-person with volunteer help. More...
Student loan repayment options grow
To stem a tide of defaults, a new income-driven repayment plan caps student loan payments at 10 percent of discretionary income. More...
9 smartphone apps to help with taxes
Paying Uncle Sam and checking your refund may be a little easier this year, thanks to a flood of new and improved tax apps for your smartphone. More...
FTC: 1 in 5 has a credit report mistake
Report's findings indicate mistakes push millions of American consumers into higher-cost loans. More...
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Is home at risk if card debt goes unpaid?
'To Her Credit' expert Sally Herigstad
Coping with illness and big credit card debt, a woman wonders if the card issuers can take her house if she stops payments. More...
Dad's high balances hurting son's credit
'Opening Credits' expert Erica Sandberg
His dad added his son to his card to boost his credit, but now Dad is mismanaging the card, dragging down his son's credit. More...
Should gas station owner go cash-only?
'Your Business Credit' expert Elaine Pofeldt
A small-business owner wonders if it's worth the expense to accept credit cards at his new gas station.
Debt-strapped traveler seeks best rewards
'Cashing In' expert Cathleen McCarthy
You can use cash-back rewards to pay debt, buy plane tickets or anything else. But travel rewards have a psychological payoff.
'Taking Charge' blogs and videos

No money boo-boos for Honey Boo Boo
Honey's mother, June "Mama June" Shannon, and her husband, Mike "Sugar Bear" Thompson, actually save the earnings from their reality TV show. More...
Apple seeks patent on human ATM app
Ever aspire to be a cash-dispensing ATM? If it comes to fruition, an Apple app could make it happen. More...
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(as of 2-14-2013)
National Average 14.96%
Business 13.13%
Low Interest 10.29%
Balance Transfer 12.59%
Cash Back 14.17%
Reward 14.76%
Bad Credit 23.64%
Airline 14.63%
Student 13.31%
Instant Approval 15.49%

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