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7 Solid Credit Card Security Features That Will Help Keep More Money In Your Pocket
Jun 13

7 Solid Credit Card Security Features That Will Help Keep More Money In Your Pocket

As a result of the changing times, refraining from online banking activity is growing increasingly difficult — many physical retailers are being phased out by competitors like Amazon.com, and banks are pumping money into mobile banking endeavors in order to stay ahead of the curve of their competitors. Luckily, cardholders are now equipped with a variety of credit

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How These 4 Top-Rated Prepaid Cards Can Solve Your Banking Dilemma
Jun 04

How These 4 Top-Rated Prepaid Cards Can Solve Your Banking Dilemma

Not many people know that payment card options exist outside the traditional debit and credit cards that are commonly advertised by banks. It may feel inevitable that you’ll need to get one or the other — after all, how else will you do things like online shop or book a flight? For those who don’t

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3 Genius Apps Take the Guesswork Out of Credit Card Rewards So You Earn More
Jun 02

3 Genius Apps Take the Guesswork Out of Credit Card Rewards So You Earn More

Every cardholder has their own strategy when it comes to collecting credit card rewards. Some let theirs grow as an emergency fund, others may choose to cash out once or twice a year, and some await the day when they reach a status high enough to redeem a big-ticket gift they really want. However, few

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Are You Eligible to Join a Credit Union?
May 12

Are You Eligible to Join a Credit Union?

Due to bank scandals past and recent (most notably the Great Depression and more recently, the Great Recession), banking’s historically negative reputation continues to permeate today. As a result, a trend has developed in consumers hopping on the band wagon of switching the management of their finances over from banks to credit unions. If you’re contemplating

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Could Your Social Media Profile Hurt Your Chances of Getting a Loan?
May 01

Could Your Social Media Profile Hurt Your Chances of Getting a Loan?

The fine line between your personal life and your credit is being crossed as some lenders are looking at social media as one of the methods to determine the credibility of applicants.

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Do You Have a Credit Score Below 600? What You Should Expect
Apr 30

Do You Have a Credit Score Below 600? What You Should Expect

A credit score below 600 means your credit is in bad standing. Your options with what you can do with your credit is going to be limited, yet there are positive steps you can make to improve your credit and your financial situation.

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What Are the Benefits of Having a Credit Score Between 700 and 750?
Apr 24

What Are the Benefits of Having a Credit Score Between 700 and 750?

(Update 5/14/14: The Barclaycard Arrival World MasterCard has been rebranded as the Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCard.) Have you recently worked your way to achieve a credit score between 700 and 750? If so, congratulations on your hard work and dedication. You may be aware that it is financially beneficial to have a credit

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How to ‘Spring Clean’ Your Credit Cards
Apr 04

How to ‘Spring Clean’ Your Credit Cards

Credit cards are a useful tool for managing purchases, building credit, and reaping rewards point, cash back, or travel points. Unfortunately, the terms of credit cards change regularly, and a card which once had a great rewards program might not be as enticing as it once was. Every year, it’s a good idea to compare

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4 Fabulous Credit Card Perks All Cardowners Should Know About
Mar 25

4 Fabulous Credit Card Perks All Cardowners Should Know About

There are numerous benefits to having and using a credit card — you can charge purchases to pay later, access a 24/7 log of all your credit card transactions to track your spending, carry less cash, and earn rewards for your credit card use. 

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How the Wealthy Use Credit Cards
Mar 19

How the Wealthy Use Credit Cards

It might seem like anyone living the good life in the fast lane as a wealthy American might not have any real use for a credit card. However, many of the rich and famous or not-so-famous still use credit cards, and for a variety of reasons, particularly since wealth provides even more advantages and status.

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