Consumer News: Midlands gas prices up, tips to better understand your credit score and more!

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COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Get ready to pay a lot more at the pumps this week, as gas prices are back on the rise. GasBuddy reports drivers in the Midlands are paying an average of $3.09 per gallon of gas, nearly 10 cents more than last week. The cheapest price you can find in Columbia isn’t much better either, at $2.91 per gallon. The national average of gas also rose nearly 10 cents from last week, averaging $3.42 per gallon.

CNN– The CEO of Delta Airlines is asking the Justice Department to create a no-fly list for passengers convicted of unruly behavior. In a letter to the attorney general, Ed Bastian praises the department for increasing prosecution of such travelers. He asks the department to ban passengers from flying on commercial carriers if they’re convicted of illegal behavior on a flight. Right now, a no-fly list only exists for preventing terrorism.

ABC NEWS– Everyone has a credit score, and most people have a credit card, but it can be hard to know how credit cards make a credit score go up or down. ABC’s Ike Ejiochi has some helpful insight.

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