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Disputing errors on credit reports: A broken process
By law, credit bureaus are required to investigate credit report errors -- and fix them. But an investigation by shows the process is broken. More...
Feds soften credit card rules for stay-at-home parents
A rule intended to keep credit cards away from irresponsible youths had also prevented stay-at-home parents from getting them. More...
Don't break the bank for beauty
Getting gorgeous is no frugal feat. While celebrities have deep pockets for tucks and tweaks, what's the average Josephine to do? More...
4 ways your signature can cause financial trouble
Chances are your spouse won't bust you for signing your name on a purchase using his card, but it's still illegal. More...
Expert credit card advice

Don't hide bankruptcy from spouse
'To Her Credit' expert Sally Herigstad
When one spouse files for bankruptcy, the other spouse could still be on the financial hook. More...
3 reasons you can't get credit after bankruptcy
'Opening Credits' expert Erica Sandberg
After bankruptcy, getting credit can be tricky if you still have certain debts, aren't earning enough or apply with the wrong bank.
Authorized users don't have to pay up
'Credit Care' expert Tanisha Warner
If you're an authorized user on your ex's card, you're not legally liable to the card issuer, but the ex could sue you for repayment.
Cheap ways to keep flier miles active
'Cashing In' expert Cathleen McCarthy
Spending a $1.29 per song at the iTunes store is one cheap way to keep your miles active. There are plenty of others.
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Rate survey: Card interest rates stuck at 15%
Credit card interest rates remained at 15 percent Wednesday, according to the Weekly Credit Card Rate Report. More...
Blog: Walmart + AmEx = Bluebird
American Express and Wal-Mart have announced a new, practically fee-free, prepaid card called Bluebird. More...
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Credit card rate report
(as of 10-19-2012)
National Average 15.00%
Business 13.13%
Low Interest 10.40%
Balance Transfer 12.62%
Cash Back 14.47%
Reward 14.84%
Bad Credit 23.64%
Airline 14.63%
Student 13.16%
Instant Approval 15.49%

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