A new credit score gives credit for paying phone bills

Apr 2, 2015
Still in a pilot phase, the new score would help people with no credit cards.

Medical bills, bills, bills

Dec 11, 2014
43 million Americans have overdue medical debt on their credit reports.

The top financial concern: just paying the bills

Nov 17, 2014
A survey shows more Americans are worrying about just keeping up.
Telephone bills, which contain information for an AT&T customer.
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Where all those charges on your phone bill come from

Aug 18, 2014
A bunch of them are taxes - and a bunch are extra fees that just look like taxes.

1 in 3 Americans has past due debt

Jul 29, 2014
What what happens if your debt goes into collection?

Why don't more consumers use automatic bill pay?

Sep 19, 2013
When it comes to paying bills, we could all just automate and do everything online without even thinking about it. So why don’t we?

What's in the fine print? A spotlight on bill surcharges

Jan 11, 2013
Journalist David Cay Johnston, author of "The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use 'Plain English' To Rob You Blind," exposes how Americans are being nickle and dimed by little fees and surcharges on bills for everyday services.

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AT&T expands 'video bill' service

Dec 5, 2012
Video service aims to explain to customers where their money is going.

Citibank bill pay app doubles your paying pleasure

Feb 10, 2012
Nothing hurts quite like looking at your online bank statement the day the mortgage is transferred out. Nothing, except seeing that money transferred out twice. Ouch. Some Citibank customers using the company’s new payment app were seeing double payments, because of an error in processing. The New York Times reports: The problem, which began in […]

Report: Four minute showers ideal for environment, wallet

Nov 23, 2011
A new report out by the company Unilever says that while showers use less water than baths, the costs of heating affect both your monthly bills, and the wider environment.

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