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Best “Capital One” Card for Beginners (3 Expert Picks)

Best “Capital One” Card for Beginners (3 Expert Picks)

Establishing a healthy credit history is one of the best first steps a consumer can take to building a secure financial future. Choosing the best card, however, is not always easy, especially... read more »

6 edX Courses That Can Change Your Financial Future — Led by the World’s Top Professors, For Free

6 edX Courses That Can Change Your Financial Future — Led by the World’s Top Professors, For Free

In a Nutshell: edX.org is an innovative online learning destination where anyone can access free classes taught by professors from the finest universities, colleges and educational institutions... read more »

7 Coolest Bank of America Card Designs

7 Coolest Bank of America Card Designs

More than 49 million U.S. consumers use Bank of America, so there’s a lot of plastic in the economy. How can your card stand out as a Bank of America customer? Here are some designs to make... read more »

The Best Credit Cards for College Graduates

The Best Credit Cards for College Graduates

Recent college grads leave school with a lot on their minds. There’s the job search, deciding where to live and generally figuring out how to transition from an academic to a professional life.... read more »

3 Ways to Set Up Your First Post-Graduation Budget

3 Ways to Set Up Your First Post-Graduation Budget

Realism is the key to effective budget planning. It would be thrifty (but unrealistic) to live on $20 a week. With a $20 per week budget, you are going to find yourself spending more than your... read more »

The Best Credit Cards for Students (2017)

The Best Credit Cards for Students (2017)

Student credit cards are a great way to begin building credit history and start off on the right financial path. Wise credit use can establish a good credit score early that will help you get a... read more »

4 Reasons Why Paying for College with Credit Cards is the Worst

4 Reasons Why Paying for College with Credit Cards is the Worst

In an ideal world, college tuition is paid with scholarship funds or saved cash. Student loans are the next best thing. If you’re tempted to reach for your credit card the next time you or your... read more »

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 most... read more »

21% of First-Year College Students Had a Credit Card in 2012

21% of First-Year College Students Had a Credit Card in 2012

A recent study by Sallie Mae showed 21 percent of college freshmen had a credit card in 2012 And among college seniors, the number jumps to 60 percent. While this probably isn’t surprising to... read more »