1. How to help your kids build credit

    You can help your kids build credit years before they'll need it. By taking a few steps early on, you can help them build a more secure financial future, avoid paying high interest rates later in life and learn how to be responsible with money to avoid the most common ...

  2. 4 ways students can build credit

    Building a credit history while in college helps make life afterward a bit easier. Here are four tips to building credit as a student.

  3. Grads' tips on refinancing student loans

    Think you want to refinance your student loans? We spoke to a few graduates who have done just that to get their tips on when and how to refinance.

  4. 4 young adult money mistakes to avoid

    We all make mistakes in our 20s. But when it comes to your money and your credit, you can end up paying for those mistakes well into your 30s -- and beyond. Avoid these four common errors of youth.

  5. How young adults can use credit safely

    One of the first lessons of young adulthood: it's much easier to get into debt than get out of it. Asa Aarons looks at some of the pitfalls young people fall into with credit and how to avoid them.

  6. Teaching teens about money

    Some 75% of teens lack knowledge of personal finance basics. Parental guidance plays a big role in filling those gaps. Community programs can help too.

  7. Relationship between colleges, issuers to change

    The Credit CARD Act changes the once-secret agreements between card issuers and colleges by requiring schools to report any deals they make with card companies to the Federal Reserve Board.

  8. Mizzou students react to upcoming credit card laws

    Portions of a new law will affect how young adults get credit cards. The law, which will put age restrictions on credit cards and ban certain types of marketing from college campuses, takes affect February 2010. Our reporter talked to students at the University of Missouri and got their...

  9. New rules for credit on campus

    The Credit CARD Act of 2009 limits credit card access for people under 21 years of age. Young adults will have to get a parent to co-sign for them, or show proof they can repay the debt, in order to get a credit card. Also, credit card marketing will be ...