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Act Fast If You Can't Pay Your Credit Cards
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Act Fast If You Can't Pay Your Credit Cards
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Three steps to take when you don't have enough money to pay your credit card bill. How to avoid debt-counseling scams.
Available: as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Check Your Credit Report at Least Once a Year
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Check Your Credit Report at Least Once a Year
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Free ways to check your credit report to find and fix mistakes, update your information, and guard against identity theft.
Available: in print, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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How to Find the Best Credit Card for You
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How to Find the Best Credit Card for You
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This brochure instructs consumers what to look for when they consider getting credit card. It encourages shopping different terms and rates and includes instructions on transferring balances.
Available: in print, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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How to Fix Mistakes in Your Credit Card Bill
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How to Fix Mistakes in Your Credit Card Bill
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Follow these five steps to save time and money when disputing incorrect charges or fees.
Available: in print, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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How to Rebuild Your Credit
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How to Rebuild Your Credit
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Steps that can help you recover from a financial challenge that hurt your credit.
Available: in print, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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How to Stop Mystery Credit Card Fees
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How to Stop Mystery Credit Card Fees
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Consumers may not be aware that add-on services are optional or cost more. This consumer advisory warns consumers to watch out for these extra fees.
Available: in print, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Know Your Rights When a Debt Collector Calls
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Know Your Rights When a Debt Collector Calls
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Don't hide--that can make things worse. Deal with it directly if a debt collector calls, but know what to ask and steps to take to protect yourself.
Available: in print, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Understand Your Credit Score
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Understand Your Credit Score
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Understand what factors determine your credit score and what you can do to raise it. Also, how to check your credit report and fix mistakes.
Available: in print, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Understanding your credit report
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Understanding your credit report
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Be prepared for the next time you request your free credit report. Get to know and understand all the parts of the report, what they mean, and how they affect your credit situation.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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You Have a Right to See Specialty Consumer Reports
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You Have a Right to See Specialty Consumer Reports
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Consumers may not know about all the specialty credit reporting agencies collecting information about them. This consumer advisory instructs consumers that these agencies exist and that they have the right to get free reports every 12 months.
Available: in print, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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