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What Should You Do With Old Credit Cards?

What Should You Do With Old Credit Cards?

 Your credit card has finally expired, or perhaps you or your issuer has decided to close your credit card account. Is it time to toss the old card in the trash? No way! 1. Fraud risks... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 9/3/2014
Are You Too Dependent on Credit Cards?

Are You Too Dependent on Credit Cards?

Credit cards are useful tools when used wisely, but many people unknowingly cross into the danger zone and become too reliant on them. It is all too easy to start putting regular purchases... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 9/2/2014
How to Choose the Best Prepaid Credit Cards as a Gift

How to Choose the Best Prepaid Credit Cards as a Gift

Some people are easy to shop for, but others never know what they want or don’t ever like what you buy them. Why not get them a prepaid credit card loaded up with the amount of money of your... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 8/29/2014
Are You Really Preapproved for Credit Cards in the Mail?

Are You Really Preapproved for Credit Cards in the Mail?

Many Americans open their mailboxes every day to find direct mail pieces informing them they are approved for certain credit cards. These preapproved credit card offers, also known as... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 8/28/2014
3 Unknown Facts About Credit Cards

3 Unknown Facts About Credit Cards

Think you know your plastic? There are a few things those unassuming little cards in your wallet are not telling you. Read these three important facts to make sure you are a credit... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 8/27/2014
Do Credit Card Companies Target One Generation More?

Do Credit Card Companies Target One Generation More?

Who do you think credit card companies target the most? If you guessed wealthy people with tons of money to spend, you’re dead wrong. Wealthy individuals may use credit cards, but for the... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 8/22/2014
How to Narrow Down Credit Card Options

How to Narrow Down Credit Card Options

When you’re ready to apply for a new credit card, whether you want to transfer your balance to a card with lower interest or take advantage of a rewards program, there are many factors to... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 8/20/2014
Why Credit Cards Expire

Why Credit Cards Expire

Every few years I get a series of panicked phone calls from the gym, the newspaper and online subscriptions. The credit card on file was denied! Customer reps nervously suggest other payment... read more »
By: Laura Slawny, 8/4/2014
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