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Giving credit where credit is due

Jan 24, 2014
But did you know there’s an unlisted category of consumers? People who have a credit score of more than 800.
Posted In: credit scores, FICO

Ask Carmen: How to rebuild credit after a bankruptcy

Jan 24, 2014
Personal finance columnist Liz Weston joins the show to answer credit questions from our listeners. When should you get a credit card? When is too early to sign up for a credit monitoring program? How do you rebuild credit after a bankruptcy?
Posted In: Credit card, ask carmen, credit scores

How to live off the credit card grid

Jan 24, 2014
Can you afford to say au revoir to your credit card?
Posted In: Credit card, off the grid, credit, Credit Cards

Marijuana, gambling, lotto tickets: Cash only

Jan 24, 2014
A few items that still require cash to purchase.
Posted In: pot, weed, online gambling, credit card laws

In sickness and in wealth

Jan 23, 2014
And you thought talking about the pre-nup was awkward... try bringing up a credit score on a date.
Posted In: dating, credit scores

Family finance lessons: author Mary Roach

Jan 22, 2014
Non-fiction author Mary Roach talks about learning about money by example from her parents.
Posted In: family advice

When your bad credit keeps you from getting a job

Jan 22, 2014
A recent study shows one in 10 job applicants have been rejected because something turned up in their credit history.
Posted In: credit report, unemployement

Ask Carmen: Tips for choosing student loans

Jan 17, 2014
What kind of loans should you take out for graduate school? Find out when student loan expert Heather Jarvis joins host Carmen Wong Ulrich to answer callers' questions.
Posted In: student loans, fafsa, financial aid

Worried about Target? The do's and don'ts of protecting your data

Jan 17, 2014
Millions of Americans have had credit card and debit card information stolen by hackers at big retailers like Target and Neiman Marcus. Marketplace Money host Carmen Wong Ulrich talks to consumer advocate Bob Sullivan about what we can do to keep our money safe.
Posted In: Target, Target credit cards, credit hack, stolen credit cards

Could the old rules of retirement no longer apply?

Jan 17, 2014
Do the old rules about retirement savings still apply today?
Posted In: 401k, Retirement

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