All articles tagged Lessons (62)

From Games and Comics to Financial Literacy Guides, Visa’s Practical Money Skills Program Educates Canadians of All Ages

From Games and Comics to Financial Literacy Guides, Visa’s Practical Money Skills Program Educates Canadians of All Ages

In a Nutshell: Taking advantage of modern technology, popular credit card network, Visa, is working to make learning about money more accessible and interactive. With its Practical Money Skills... read more »

Transcendental Meditation May Help Reduce Impulse Spending and Promote Healthier Financial Habits and Lives

Transcendental Meditation May Help Reduce Impulse Spending and Promote Healthier Financial Habits and Lives

In a Nutshell: Everyone knows stress can kill, but it can also leave your finances on life support when tension turns to impulse shopping. Practitioners of Transcendental Meditation (TM) have... read more »

Star One Credit Union’s ‘Using Credit Cards Wisely’ Educational Workshops and Podcasts Primes Consumers for Good Credit Habits

Star One Credit Union’s ‘Using Credit Cards Wisely’ Educational Workshops and Podcasts Primes Consumers for Good Credit Habits

In a Nutshell: Credit cards are valuable tools in building your credit profile, however common traps exist that can allow these pieces of plastic to damage your financial reputation. To further... read more »

Valley National Bank’s Free Educational Seminars Lead to Better Financial Decisions

Valley National Bank’s Free Educational Seminars Lead to Better Financial Decisions

In a Nutshell: Valley National Bank takes an active role in the communities it serves, which include areas of New Jersey, metropolitan New York, and Florida. This means recognizing the special... read more »

What is a Credit Card Balance? — Top 0% Transfer Offers

What is a Credit Card Balance? — Top 0% Transfer Offers

The word “balance” generally represents stability, whether referring to an equal distribution of weight or your mental well-being. This, of course, doesn’t have quite the same meaning in... read more »

What is the Minimum Age for a Credit Card? 9 Best Beginner Cards

What is the Minimum Age for a Credit Card? 9 Best Beginner Cards

I got my first credit card when I was 18 years old. I can’t quite recall the terms associated with it — 18 was nearly half my life ago — but I do know that it wasn’t the best card I... read more »

I Will Teach You To Be Rich™ — How Ramit Sethi’s No-Nonsense Approach to Wealth Has Yielded More Than 20,000 Success Stories

I Will Teach You To Be Rich™ — How Ramit Sethi’s No-Nonsense Approach to Wealth Has Yielded More Than 20,000 Success Stories

In a Nutshell: Instead of listening to outdated lectures about saving $3 on lattes, many young Americans are seeking logic-based answers to setting themselves up for prosperous futures. They’re... read more »

Convergys Helps Financial Institutions Achieve Compliance and Optimize Customer Satisfaction by Combining Technology & Analytics

Convergys Helps Financial Institutions Achieve Compliance and Optimize Customer Satisfaction by Combining Technology & Analytics

In a Nutshell: User experience (UX) has become a buzzword in the financial sector — and for good reason. How an end-user interacts with an organization can impact brand loyalty and bottom lines.... read more »

3 Key Differences — Charge Card vs. Credit Card

3 Key Differences — Charge Card vs. Credit Card

It’s easy to think that “charge card” is just another way to say “credit card,” but the two actually have very different meanings. Charge cards were once widely... read more »

“How to Calculate Credit Card Interest” (3 Steps to Find Your Rate)

“How to Calculate Credit Card Interest” (3 Steps to Find Your Rate)

One of the most important factors in choosing a credit card is its interest rate. All credit cards must disclose their annual percentage rate, or APR, which expresses their interest rates in a... read more »