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Maintaining Your Credit When Unemployed

Unemployment is tough. You have no steady income, and it may be hard to keep up with your bills. In today’s economy, with the high rates of unemployment, you may find it especially difficult to land a new job. And you’re probably more focused on getting yourself out of this situation than maintaining your credit.
 

How Peer-to-Peer Lending Can Help You Pay Down Credit Card Debt

I'll admit that I'm a bit of a newbie when it comes to peer-to-peer lending. I heard of the idea a while back, but only recently started researching it as a legitimate refinancing tool for consumers in credit debt. As it turns out, peer-to-peer lending could be a very useful means for consumers mired in interest-heavy debt to pay it down at a lower rate, depending on their credit score.

Before we dig too deep into how this works, here's a quick summary on peer-to-peer lending...

Secured Credit Cards: Still the future of credit repair

If you have poor or no credit, you'll want to know what credit options are available to you, not only to have credit, but to improve or create your credit score.

Young, Dumb and Full of … Debt: 3 Ways for Young Consumers to Save Money

Ahh, to be young, beautiful and broke. Sounds like an episode of 'Girls', right? Unfortunately, 'being broke' isn't all it's cracked up to be, which might explain why young adults are racking up some serious debt and taking their sweet time paying it back...

Start the New Year by tackling your credit card debt

New year is traditionally a time for setting new life goals, and mostly it concerns losing weight, quitting smoking, and the like. Although wanting to improve your physical health is a very commendable objective, while you’re at it you might also want to take a look at your financial health. One of the greatest threats to your economic wellbeing is credit card debt.

Should you consider consumer credit counseling?

This guest post was written by Michelle Blackmore; Michelle is a financial writer who has insightful knowledge on the contemporary financial issues and the economic state that the nation is going through. She currently writes financial articles for various websites, communities and blogs.

How to Improve Your Credit Score in the New Year

'How do you plan on improving your credit score in 2013?'

I posted this question to the always reliable and active Credit Talk Forum the other day, and was met with a few responses from some loyal contributors that have been around the forum a lot longer than I have.

Paying Interest vs. Earning Interest

This guest post was written by Miranda Marquit. Miranda is a freelance writer and professional blogger. Her blog is Planting Money Seeds.

When we think about interest, many of us immediately think about paying it. High interest credit cards come to mind, and we dismiss interest as a bad thing.

Have Confidence In Your Credit

This guest post was written by Rob, a personal finance blogger and editor of www.money-fox.com, the personal finance blog that aims to help you to become more financially resourceful.

With an increasing number of people feeling insecure in their jobs and the cost of living continuing to rise, recent studies have shown that young people feel more confident and have better self-esteem if they know their credit score is good.

Want to repair your credit score? Here are 3 tips to get organized

If you’re looking to improve your less than perfect credit score (and kudos to you for taking a step in the right direction), we know that it can be hard to figure out where to begin. Like, really hard.

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