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  • Five Timely Tips To Cut Your Exposure Monday, 8 Dec 2008 | 12:27 PM ET

    Increase you deductions, donate to charity, watch your withholding, convert to a Roth IRA and sell losing stocks. Here's how and why.

  • Scams: Hard Times Make For Easy Prey Monday, 8 Dec 2008 | 12:27 PM ET

    In an economy like this, everyone's looking to take some of the sting out of their losses, but make sure don't get stung by scam artists in the process. A guide to the beguiling.

  • Happy Holidays, Now Start Planning Monday, 8 Dec 2008 | 12:26 PM ET

    Many Americans may only be concerned with filing their taxes by the April 15 deadline, but if you want to take full advantage of the savings to which you may be entitled, it’s essential to takes some steps before you celebrate the holidays are over.

  • Capital Gains: All Is Not Lost Monday, 8 Dec 2008 | 12:25 PM ET

    Even if you the financial crisis has caused major losses in your investment portfolio. that doesn't mean you're without capital gains. And even if you are, there's a a bit of silver lining to all those losses.

  • The Subprime In Your Wallet Friday, 5 Dec 2008 | 9:38 PM ET

    Store-issued credit cards are hurting your credit without you even knowing it.

  • Web Extra: Break Up With Your Credit Card Company Wednesday, 3 Dec 2008 | 9:55 PM ET

    John Ulzheimer lists the steps you must take when you decide to tell your credit-card provider that 'it's over.'

  • The Great Gift Card Scare of 2008 Wednesday, 3 Dec 2008 | 9:29 PM ET

    What happens if you buy a gift card to a store that goes out of business?

  • Stay away from any so-called 'debt repair' companies. Many of them will just leave you even deeper in the hole.

  • Economic Fix? Consumers, Fed Are At Odds Tuesday, 2 Dec 2008 | 11:04 AM ET

    Brian Battle of Performance Trust Capital Partners says the Federal Reserve and the consumer are working at cross-purposes as they attempt to get back to normal.

  • What's Got Whitney Worried? Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | 3:58 PM ET

    Oppenheimer’s Meredith Whitney sees some real dangers ahead in the banking sector. Find out what’s got her attention.

  • Buyer Beware: Store Credit Cards Tuesday, 25 Nov 2008 | 9:46 PM ET

    Why you should avoid the 'subprime' of credit at all costs.

  • Market Tips: Credit Is "Exceptionally Cheap" Tuesday, 25 Nov 2008 | 9:01 AM ET

    While stock markets gyrate between bear and bull, credit markets may ironically emerge as an attractive alternative, according to some analysts.

  • Web Extra: The Best Credit Card for the Holidays Friday, 21 Nov 2008 | 9:19 PM ET

    Watch the exclusive segment here to find out what John Ulzheimer recommends.

  • Credit Questions? John Ulzheimer Is Here to Answer Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | 4:29 PM ET

    Our credit expert fields your questions on everything from debt settlement to Citigroup's new interest rate hike.

  • Cramer Too Negative? Monday, 17 Nov 2008 | 7:36 PM ET

    There's this notion, one you hear all the time, that because we're down so much, and because we’ve held at the October 10 lows and rallied from them every time, that we should all stop worrying and join the "land of a thousand bull dances" otherwise we'll be left behind.

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    Warren Buffett "knows and loves" American Express and would come to its rescue if needed, suggests Barron's.  But it argues American Express probably won't need to call on Buffett for help, because it has enough cash to get through the tough times ahead, even though an "overreacting" Wall Street has pushed its shares down to 1997 levels.

  • Web Extra: Unconventional Holiday Savings Tips Friday, 14 Nov 2008 | 9:00 PM ET

    More of Carmen's tipf for how to make it through the holidays credit free.

  • How to Shop Smart & Secure Online Friday, 14 Nov 2008 | 8:59 PM ET

    Follow these rules to make sure your credit card information stays safe this holiday season.

  • The 'Parallel Universe' of Credit Scores Friday, 14 Nov 2008 | 8:58 PM ET

    Your FICO score is the be all and end all of your credit report, right? Wrong.

  • Paulson: Worsening Crisis Forced Change in Strategy Friday, 14 Nov 2008 | 3:32 PM ET
    Henry M. Paulson, US Treasury Secretary

    Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson defended his decision to change how the $700 billion bailout fund is used, telling CNBC it was forced by the spreading credit crisis.