What amount of credit should you use to maintain a good credit score? - CreditCards.com

Jane McNamara, GreenPath president and CEO, discusses what percentage of your available credit line to use to maintain a good credit score, in her latest “Let’s Talk Credit” column on CreditCards.com.

Dear Let's Talk Credit,
I have four credit cards. I am using about 40 percent of the available credit on two of the cards, and approximately 80 percent on the other two. All four cards have a total balance of about $3,500.

Hosting Thanksgiving on a Tight Budget - The Street

Hosting Thanksgiving on a Tight Budget
Juliette Fairley/The Street

22 November 2013

NEW YORK ( MainStreet) — Thanksgiving has traditionally been the time to celebrate what life has to offer with family members. Yet with rising food prices, the American holiday can put a stress on finances.

Money Lessons from Your Favorite TV Show - CreditSesame.com

Money Lessons From Your Favorite TV Shows, What Not to Do
Gina Roberts-Grey/Credit Sesame

15 November 2013

Good news couch potatoes! The storylines of the quirky, confused and creative characters we love so much (or love to hate) are loaded with lessons on what not to do with your money, budget and credit.

GreenPath offers help for veterans - WJBK-TV FOX 2/Detroit

GreenPath offers help for veterans
Murray Feldman/WJBK-TV FOX

11 November 2013

GreenPath discusses housing and credit counseling options for both active and retired servicemen and women. GreenPath counselor David Flores recently appeared on WJBK-TV FOX 2/Detroit on Veterans Day to discuss options.

Counseling Services Info On Credit Card Statements Overlooked by Many - NY1 News

Counseling Services Info On Credit Card Statements Overlooked by Many
Tara Lynn Wagner/NY1

7 November 2013

There are understandably a lot of numbers on your credit card statement, but a number on page one is one you may not have noticed: a number to call if you'd like information about credit counseling services.News to you? You're not alone.

Let D.C. donnybrook be wake-up call for your finances - USA Today

Let D.C. donnybrook be wake-up call for your finances
Susan Tompor/USA Today

19 October 2013


The government came close to bumping into its debt-ceiling but a last-minute deal to avert a default was in the works Wednesday. Even so, perhaps consumers should consider if they're edging closer to the brink, too, when it comes to their own finances.

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