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5 Purchases You Should Put on a Credit Card

Using your credit cards can be a good thing. Yep, you read that correctly. While we are known for our anti-credit card stance (and for good reason), we do recognize the benefits to using one correctly. From fraud protection to extended warranties, utilizing your card... read more

QUIZ: Is your credit card debt out of control?

Most American families owe more than $15,000 in credit card debt. With price tags like that, it is understandable that some families or individuals might not realize their credit card debt is spiraling out of control. Here is a quiz to help you discover if you have a... read more

How Much Do You Know About Credit Card Debt?

From interest rates to repayment methods, how much do you really know about credit card debt? Find out by taking our credit card knowledge quiz! read more

New Year’s Resolutions for Paying Off Credit Card Debt

The holidays have come to an end, and with the excess of food and spending, most people’s credit card statements aren’t looking very pretty. In true traditional form, the beginning of the year is the time for setting goals we’d like to achieve. While losing weight is... read more

8 Things You Should Ask Yourself Before Applying for a Credit Card

Thinking of applying for a new credit card? The average American household owns at least four credit cards, and with an average credit card debt of almost $5,000, most credit cards are carrying a balance of over $1,000. Although having a credit card can help improve... read more
A Brief History of the Credit Card

A Brief History of the Credit Card

Did you know over 10,000 credit card transactions take place every second? Though it seems like just about everyone owns at least one credit card today (it’s actually estimated that the average American owns around three credit cards), it wasn’t that long ago when... read more

How the DARK SIDE Controls your Credit Card Destiny

No matter how strong the Force may be, it’s still easy to fall prey to the nefarious habits of bad credit card usage. Instead of going over to the dark side, become a credit Jedi master by learning how credit cards work. That way, you can guard yourself from the... read more

Ten Things You Should Never, Ever Charge on Your Credit Card

Want to know the single most surefire trick to help you save money and stay on top of your finances? The key to managing your credit is picking where and when to use your credit cards. Some credit experts recommend limiting your purchases to only expenses that you can... read more

Does Checking Your Credit Score Really Affect Your Credit?

Does your credit take a hit whenever you check your credit score? This is one of the biggest misconceptions people have about their credit, and it may be one of the main reasons why people are so “out of the loop” when it comes to their credit scores. Here’s the... read more

Best Tips For Proper Utilization of Credit Cards

You get your adrenaline rushing as soon as you get a hold on your first credit card. It is the most convenient piece of plastic, which has become a way of life for most for the people around the globe. However, it is important to keep in mind that “all that glitters... read more

Minimum Credit Card Payments on the Rise

Federal regulators are pressuring major credit card companies to increase the current minimum credit card payments from 2% to 4% of the total outstanding balances. The regulators argue that taking such a step would help consumers get out of debt sooner and hence... read more

Gasoline Prices: Filling Up On The Card

The recent rise of gasoline prices has consumers searching for ways to save. Credit card companies have responded to this need by introducing gas rebate credit cards. When consumers make gas purchases, they get 2% – 6% gas rebates. Additionally, many of these... read more

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