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Paying off credit card debt in 3 steps

It can be relatively easy to pay off your credit card debt, but it will take time and effort.

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Sharing credit card accounts: Exercise caution

Sharing credit card accounts: Exercise caution


Being generous is always nice, but maybe not always wise. Credit accounts should only be shared when you are married. Read more

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Different credit cards and how they affect credit scores

Different credit cards and how they affect credit scores


Do different credit cards affect credit score differently? It’s not which credit card you choose, but how you use it. Read more

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Three steps to a quick financial tune-up

Three steps to a quick financial tune-up


Mechanics are nice enough to put stickers on our windshields reminding us of when our next auto tune-up is necessary. But what about a financial tune-up? Read more

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Authorized users vs. joint account holders

Authorized users vs. joint account holders


Authorized user vs. joint account holder: One allows the same rights as the account holder enjoys and the other does not. Read more

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Balance transfer offers strong right now

Balance transfer offers strong right now


With all of the recent changes in the credit card industry, some speculated that 0% APR balance transfer offers would vanish into thin air. This is not the case. Read more

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Tips on evaluating cash back credit cards

Tips on evaluating cash back credit cards


A cash back credit card is a type of reward credit card that allows cardholders to earn cash rewards or rebates for purchases made with the credit card. Read more

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Don’t cut up your credit card

Don’t cut up your credit card


With credit card fees and interest rates seemingly on the rise, it may be tempting to grab those pieces of plastic and grab the scissors, but that may not be the best course of action. Read more

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The basics of credit card rental car insurance

The basics of credit card rental car insurance


Car rental insurance is a benefit of many credit cards, but cards don’t always offer full coverage. Read more

Posted in: Auto Insurance, Credit Cards


Take charge of your credit card by being a deadbeat

Take charge of your credit card by being a deadbeat


Some in the credit card industry use the term “deadbeat” to refer to consumers who pay off their balances in full each month. Read more

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Consumers putting their money in different places now

A recent report from credit giant TransUnion took a look at where people are now putting their money and had some interesting findings. Read more



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