This Week in Money Management: Do You Know Your “Real” Credit Score?

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1. A lawsuit has been filed against Experian for selling “fake” credit scores to consumers through its heavily-marketed FreeCreditScore.com site. {MSNBC}

2. The rich get richer and the poor get poorer, right? Wrong. You can make money even if you don’t have anything to put down. {The Smarter Wallet}

3. Will corporate earnings justify gains? Some say, earnings is what the market is all about. {Reuters}

4. A last minute deal staves off what seemed like an inevitable government shutdown. {The Christian Science Monitor}

5. No cash for Girl Scout cookies? They take credit card now. The historic organization is making some modern changes to drive sales. {The Detroit News}

6. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day–and it can also be the cheapest. Here’s how to start the day right. {Moneyning}

7. A recent information security breach for several bank and credit card Web sites has lead to an endorsement of sorts for a start-up software company selling online fraud protection. What does newcomer Trusteer Rapport offer that others don’t? {My Money Blog}

8. Pay Cut: The very words are chilling, but one man says a 20 percent pay cut has been his best move yet. {Get Rich Slowly}

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Published April 13, 2011 Updated: December 28, 2012
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