Tuesday’s need-to-know money news

images (1)Today’s top story: What you need to know when negotiating with a debt collector. Also in the news: Quick ways to get your finances in order, how you may be unintentionally damaging your credit score, and what you need to know about funeral costs.

3 Things You Need When Negotiating With a Debt Collector
Know your numbers.

4 Quick Ways to Get Your Finances in Order
Start doing your homework.

Are You Unintentionally Damaging Your Credit Score?
Time for some mythbusting.

The Only 2 Things You Need to Remember About Funeral Costs
Don’t be caught off guard during a difficult time.

Is Your Student Loan Servicer Ruining Your Credit?
Know where your loans are.

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Comments

  1. Jerome Barry says:

    Discover says my FICO score is 813. I paid off $24000 of credit debt last month and my score went up 3 stinking points.

    • Liz Weston says:

      Congratulations! Once your score gets over 800, it’s really tough to add points. Aging helps.