Consumers misled about value of some credit scores, feds say

Tassii/Getty Images The credit scores the big credit bureaus try to sell you typically aren’t the same scores used in lending decisions, despite what those companies might imply. This is the key takeaway from news the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has yet again fined a credit reporting agency for deceiving consumers about the value of…

Best American Express credit cards

While there’s no one-size-fits-all best credit card for everyone, the top American Express cards offer a little bit of something for everyone: higher cash-back rewards on everyday spending, travel point bonuses or credit to those who may not traditionally qualify. Remember, the best card for you depends on your spending habits. Large families may find…