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How to unfreeze your credit report
Need to unfreeze your credit report? Whether you're removing a freeze permanently or temporarily, these guidelines will teach you how to lift a freeze with each credit bureau.
Does requesting a credit limit increase hurt your credit score?
Asking for a credit limit increase won't necessarily hurt your credit score, and in fact, an increased credit limit could even help you boost your score.
Why was my credit card declined?
If your credit card was declined it's important to find out why. Here are 10 possible reasons why your card was declined and how to prevent it from happening again.
Closing a credit card with zero balance
Thinking of closing a credit card with zero balance? Learn how closing a credit card can impact your credit score, how to go about closing your card and whether or not you should.
How does income affect credit scores and credit limits?
Your income doesn't directly impact your credit score, but it is a factor when it comes to the approval of a line of credit and your credit limit. Learn more.
7 tips to help you pay off credit card debt
When you are ready to pay off your credit card debt, there are a few different strategies that can reduce your credit card debt & bring balance to your financial wellbeing.
Should I get a joint credit card with my spouse?
There are a couple of ways to add a spouse to your credit card. Learn the difference between adding them as an authorized user or getting a joint credit card.
How to pay for a wedding with your credit card
Credit cards can help you afford for the wedding of your dreams, but is credit the best way to pay? See how to use credit to pay for your wedding.
Paying for large purchases with your credit card
The best credit card for a large purchase is one that involves rewards or a sign-up bonus. But big purchases can also hurt your credit score.