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4 Ways to Avoid ATM Withdrawal Fees
Mar 20

4 Ways to Avoid ATM Withdrawal Fees

Automated teller machines can come in handy when you’re in a hurry and strapped for cash. However, such a convenience will be expensive if you regularly use an ATM that isn’t within your bank’s ATM network because the bank and the ATM operator has the right to impose fees. But, fortunately, there are ways to

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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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7 Credit Cards for Those With Credit Scores of 550 to 600

7 Credit Cards for Those With Credit Scores of 550 to 600

Reestablishing your credit is a step-by-step process. In order to improve your credit you need to open new accounts, but that can be difficult with poor credit. If you have a credit score range between 550 – 600, it is definitely still possible to open a credit card to help you accomplish your credit goals.

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Savings Rate Report March 2014: Eyes on Revised Fed Criteria for Rate Hikes
Mar 18

Savings Rate Report March 2014: Eyes on Revised Fed Criteria for Rate Hikes

In the past month, the national savings rate average slipped slightly from 0.30% APY to 0.29% APY, after making a jump in the prior month. The dip is attributed to minor rate cuts at smaller online banks. The most notable rate drop comes from American Express Bank, which now offers a savings rate of 0.80%

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Top Bank Deals Offering Cash Back and Bonuses (March 2014)

Top Bank Deals Offering Cash Back and Bonuses (March 2014)

Many banks have offered noteworthy deals with anything from a $500 cash bonus to a new Kindle Fire HD to incentivize customers to sign up with them.

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Credit Card Pick of the Week: Chase Sapphire Preferred Card

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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Sally Beauty Confirms Card Data Breach: 5 Things to Know for the Week
Mar 17

Sally Beauty Confirms Card Data Breach: 5 Things to Know for the Week

Another major U.S. retailer has been revealed to be a target of a data breach that left customer card information in the hands of cybercriminals. Sally Beauty follows Target, Neiman Marcus and other merchants that are investigating how it happened.

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Temporarily Increase Your Credit Limit With This Hack

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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Do You Know How to Properly Read Your Credit Card Statements?

Do You Know How to Properly Read Your Credit Card Statements?

When we get our credit card statement at the end of the month, our eye usually goes right to the balance. But what about the other numbers, boxes and text? 

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Conveniently Bank Without Actually Going Into a Branch
Mar 16

Conveniently Bank Without Actually Going Into a Branch

There are many reasons why people don’t or can’t go into their bank’s branch location. Sometimes extreme weather conditions can cause your bank to close early, maybe you recently became injured or ill, or you’d rather just avoid the hassle of going into a branch altogether. Instead of procrastinating and not getting your banking done, you can complete

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