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What happens to my car when I file for bankruptcy?
If you want to hold on to your wheels after Chapter 7, you’ll have to sign a reaffirmation agreement.3 min read Mar 24, 2023
How to upgrade credit cards with the same issuer
Before you upgrade your credit card with the same issuer, you’ll want to look at all your options and consider the drawbacks.5 min read Mar 24, 2023
Portfolio Recovery Associates under fire for misconduct
Portfolio Recovery Associates are under fire for misconduct.3 min read Mar 23, 2023
Current credit card interest rates
View current credit card rates based on Bankrate.com’s weekly national survey of large banks and thrifts.1 min read Mar 22, 2023
A guide to airline companion passes
Airline companion passes vary — some are for one-time discounts while others cover a companion’s flight costs year-round — but they can all save you money.6 min read Mar 21, 2023
8 different types of credit cards
A variety of cards on the market meet specific needs. How do you choose a suitable card?6 min read Mar 20, 2023
How to rebuild your finances after experiencing financial abuse
Economic or financial abuse isn’t the typical focus of discussions about abusive relationships, but it’s more common than you might think.9 min read Mar 17, 2023
Most Americans don’t have enough emergency savings, despite the strong job market
Despite the strong job market, most Americans are worried about having enough savings to weather unemployment.8 min read Mar 16, 2023
Can you pay a credit card with another credit card?
Credit card debt can be tricky, but a balance transfer card may be able to help.5 min read Mar 14, 2023
Why did my credit score drop?
Your credit score may go down for a few reasons, but there are steps you can take today to increase it again.5 min read Mar 09, 2023