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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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Credit Card Pick of the Week: Chase Sapphire Preferred Card
Mar 18

Credit Card Pick of the Week: Chase Sapphire Preferred Card

The noteworthy Chase Sapphire Preferred Card is a travel credit card with lucrative rewards that can be used in a variety of ways, offering endless possibilities for cardholders to make the most out of this uniquely versatile card.

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Temporarily Increase Your Credit Limit With This Hack
Mar 17

Temporarily Increase Your Credit Limit With This Hack

If you’re in a bind, urgently need a larger credit limit, and have been denied by your bank or credit issuer, there is a way to temporarily stretch your limit.

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Will Your Free Credit Score Soon Be on Your Bills?
Mar 13

Will Your Free Credit Score Soon Be on Your Bills?

The director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) wants banks, particularly credit card lenders, to provide consumers with their free credit score on every one of their bills or statements as part of normal billing. Some people think it’s a great idea and will help consumers, but others — like some of the companies which

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Why Isn’t the Discover Card Accepted Everywhere?
Mar 06

Why Isn’t the Discover Card Accepted Everywhere?

Discover cards come with a lot of desirable features that attract new users, such as no annual fees, cash back rewards, and low introductory interest rates. However, once the new cards arrive in the mail, many consumers become disappointed when they find out their cards aren’t as widely accepted as rivals MasterCard and Visa. Here

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5 Surprising Things That Don’t Affect Your Credit
Feb 25

5 Surprising Things That Don’t Affect Your Credit

When it comes to your credit score, you may be surprised to discover how many activities and endeavors can lower your good standing. The good news is, there are some things that will never affect it.

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10 Shocking Things That Hurt Your Credit Score
Feb 21

10 Shocking Things That Hurt Your Credit Score

The things that can damage your credit score might surprise you.

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Shopaholics: Mental Tips to Stop Overspending
Feb 12

Shopaholics: Mental Tips to Stop Overspending

Some people dread shopping and spending money, but some of us really enjoy shopping… a lot. Some of us love to find bargains, be the first to jump onto new trends, have collections we like to grow, or just like the short-lived thrill we get when a new bauble catches our eye and we get

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