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Clint Sallee, President and CEO of Fidelity Creditor Service (www.fcscollect.com) discusses how to deal with an abusive debt collector; how to settle with a creditor; what rights you have as a debtor or as a creditor.

Bob McCormick talks with Robert Brennan and CPA David Flamer: What should you do when you get a collection letter? Bob got one and it SHOCKED him.

Bob McCormick talks with Robert Brennan and CPA David Flamer: Bob goes on www.annualcreditreport.com after he gets a collection notice from the City of LA Finance Department.

Bob emphasizes that if you get a collection letter like he did, it’s important to act RIGHT AWAY — with Robert Brennan and CPA David Flamer.

Does it hurt your credit score when YOU launch an inquiry or when SOMEONE ELSE does it? With Robert Brennan and CPA David Flamer.

Which is safer — debit or credit cards? Electronic chips in credit cards. Buying online or brick and mortar? Bob talks with Dave Johnson (Editor of eHowTech) and with John Ulzheimer.

What’s the best way to deal with a collection letter? John Ulzeimer of www.CreditSesame.com has some advice.

Bob resolves his collection letter dispute with the city of LA and talks with Gerri Detweiler of www.credit.com.

Can having too many credit cards ding your credit score? Bob talks with Personal Finance guru Liz Weston and CPA Greg Wind.

What do you do about mistakes in your credit report? Bob talks with Gerri Detweiler, Personal Finance Editor with www.credit.com.

Bob talks with Liz Weston about the importance of credit scores and credit reports.

Robert Brennan talks about repairing your credit.

Renting a car with a debit card could ding your credit. Bob talks with Gerri Detweiler.

Bob talks with Gerri Detweiler on how to get a ‘rewards’ credit card.

Gerri Detweiler talks with Bob about balance transfer fees.

Robert Brennan talks about how to fix broken credit.

Here is some advice from Jewlie Angle, a finance specialist at Tucceri Associates, to help you fix your credit:

Financial advice columnist Liz Weston talks about ways that you can inadvertently hurt your credit score.

Learn how spousal joint accounts can hurt your credit score with financial advice columnist Liz Weston.

Financial advice columnist Liz Weston on how to get your kid’s credit established.

Tips on how to rebuild your credit with financial advice columnist Liz Weston.

Financial advice columnist Liz Weston talks about credit score vs. FICO score.

When to file for bankruptcy and how to pay down your debt with financial advice columnist Liz Weston.

Financial advice columnist Liz Weston discusses good debt vs. bad debt.

Learn about cash advance and payday loans from financial advice columnist Liz Weston.

Jewlie Angle, Finance Specialist with Tucceri Associates has advice on those pre-approved credit card applications. She also explains how having your credit checked repeatedly can hurt your credit score.

Jewlie Angle, Finance Specialist with Tucceri Associates explains how a bad credit report can hurt your chances of getting a job.

Learn about the different tactics used by debt collectors, including one who thinks way out of the box. Money 101 host Bob McCormick talks with personal finance guru Liz Weston and with Bill Bartmann, CEO of www.cfstwo.com.

How can you clean up your credit–and increase your FICO score? Bob talks with Britteny Castro with www.financiallywisewomen.com.

Bob talks with John Ulzheimer, contributor to www.creditsesame.com and with Jennifer Waters, Consumer Confidential columnist with www.Marketwatch.com.

Store credit cards — are they a blessing or a curse? Bob talks with Peraonal Finance columinist Liz Weston.

Attorney Robert Brennan explains how credit cards can get you out of a bad purchase; how they can help with extended warranties; how they’re not all equal.

Attorney Robert Brennan discusses how to keep your children’s credit safe from would-be identity thieves.

There are some new methods to monitoring your credit report. Jewlie Angle, Personal Credit Specialist with Tucceri Associates explains.

What should you do when you get a letter from a collection agency? Financial advisor Liz Weston and Adam Levin, the Chairman of Credit.com.

Do you have to maintain a balance to improve your credit score? Financial adviser Liz Weston.
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