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Survive This Economy: Tackling Credit Card Debt

Every week on CBS 2, we’re trying to help you, “Survive This Economy.” Today, we tackle a problem millions of us have – credit card debt.

CBS 2–11/15/2011

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How To Raise Your Credit Score Fast

You have to have a better credit score today – at least 40 points higher than just two years ago – to even be considered for a loan, apartment rental or even some jobs; 680 is now the minimum.

CBS 2–09/19/2011