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Avoid This Common Money Mistake During a Breakup

Don't make the split any more painful than it already is by trashing your credit score as well.

This video was created with GEICO.

When your head is spinning with sadness and anger during a breakup, it may be hard to focus on more practical matters like how to disentangle your finances from your ex. But neglecting to settle shared accounts like a credit card could set you up for big problems down the line.

In the fourth episode of Love Makes Cents, "Breakups," we talk about how to deal with outstanding credit card debt and why you should never blow off even a single payment if the card is in your name.