Maintaining great credit is hard work and no laughing matter. If you’re rebuilding your credit, it can be downright discouraging at times. So we thought an occasional post looking at the humorous side of credit and money might provide some comic stress relief and help keep things in perspective.

Here’s our first installment.

One reason you might have bad credit

I lent a friend of mine ten thousand dollars for plastic surgery and now I don’t know what he looks like.

- Emo Philips

You know you’re credit is bad when…

I’ve got really bad credit. I just got turned down for a magazine subscription.

- Jesse Popp

Having good credit is not always what you hoped for

A man asked a fairy to make him desirable and irresistible to all women. She turned him into a credit card.

-Author Unknown