Jeanne Kelly

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Jeanne Kelly is a nationally recognized authority on credit, the founder of The Kelly Group and the author of The 90-Day Credit Challenge. She has appeared on The Today Show, and blogs for Huffington Post & Poughkeepsie Journal. Visit her online at

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Don't Let Vacation Wreck Credit
Don’t Let Your Vacation Wreck Your Credit
Article Updated by Brian Acton May 22, 2018 Summer vacations are ... read more

May 22, 2018


Buying a fancy dress for the big party on Saturday night is not an emergency (even though it feels like one). Here's how to prepare for the real fiascos in your life.
3 Simple Steps to Starting an Emergency Fund
What will you do when faced with an unexpected expense of, say, $... read more

May 16, 2017


Here are some common credit mistakes people make during the winter.
4 Mistakes People Make With Their Credit During the Winter
No matter what seasonal holidays your family celebrates, we’re ... read more

December 22, 2016


Here are five gift-giving tips for those with bad credit.
5 Gift-Giving Tips For People With Bad Credit
The holiday season is a wonderful time of year and, if you have a... read more

December 21, 2016


Here are nine ways to protect yourself while shopping this holiday season.
9 Ways to Protect Your Credit While Holiday Shopping
The holiday shopping season isn’t just a favorite time for reta... read more

December 13, 2016


How Long Will It Take To Achieve Better Credit?
Lenders use your credit report and credit score to help them dete... read more

September 19, 2016