Christine DiGangi

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Christine DiGangi is the former Deputy Managing Editor - Engagement for and covered a variety of personal finance topics. Her writing has been featured on USA Today, MSN, Yahoo! Finance and The New York Times International Weekly, among other outlets.

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Can You Use a Debit Card as a Credit Card?
Debit cards look and feel like credit cards. But they aren’... read more

April 20, 2023

Credit Card Alternatives

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I’m 18 & I Want a Credit Card. What Are My Options?
Getting a credit card is like taking a step toward financial adul... read more

March 30, 2023

Credit Cards

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How to Build Credit With No Credit History
Quick answer: You can try joining a credit union, signing up for... read more

March 6, 2023

Credit 101

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What’s the Most Important Credit Report Information?
You probably already know that your credit report and credit scor... read more

May 31, 2022

Credit 101

Do Food Stamps Hurt Your Credit?
Does Applying for Food Stamps Affect Your Credit?
In 2019, approximately 38 million people were receiving food stam... read more

November 17, 2021

Credit 101

A high credit score helps you in many ways, including by potentially lowering your monthly bills.
What Bills Help Build Your Credit?
You probably know that skipping bill payments can drop your credi... read more

May 5, 2021

Credit Score