If You're Looking for Love, You Better Have a Good Credit Score

Solid credit scores are now just as impressive/crucial as all-clear STD tests, according to the NYT: websites such as Creditscoredating.com proclaim that "Good Credit Is Sexy," online financial advice forum posters endlessly discuss credit and dating (don't they have anything better to do? probably not, because they… » 12/26/12 9:40am 12/26/12 9:40am

It Costs More To Be A Financially-Illiterate Woman Than A Man

A survey by FINRA, the largest independent securities regulator in the US, has found that, overall, women pay higher interest rates on credit cards than men by .5%. The half a point may look small, but means that over the course of a lifetime, women could be paying as much as thousands of dollars more to borrow money… » 9/22/12 4:30pm 9/22/12 4:30pm