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The Ultimate Guide to Credit Cards

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Do Issuers Use FICO or VantageScore Credit Scores?

Do Issuers Use FICO or VantageScore Credit Scores?

The credit card is the default preferred method of payment for almost 200 million consumers, according to Experian...

John Ulzheimer John Ulzheimer 4/17/2024

25 Tips to Jump-Start Your Savings

25 Tips to Jump-Start Your Savings

Smart consumers know there are plenty of reasons to save money for future expenses, such as emergencies or major life...

Marcie Geffner Marcie Geffner 4/8/2024

How Do Credit Cards Get Hacked?

How Do Credit Cards Get Hacked?

If you’ve ever gotten an unfamiliar alert from your credit card company or you’ve seen a transaction on your credit...

John Ulzheimer John Ulzheimer 3/14/2024

7 Financial Tasks to Automate Now

7 Financial Tasks to Automate Now

If you’re like most people, life is busy with everything from work to family to fun. That’s why even important chores...

Erica Sandberg Erica Sandberg 3/5/2024

11 Credit Card Habits to Break Now

11 Credit Card Habits to Break Now

Dramatic price hikes across consumer goods and services since inflation began surging in mid-2021 have prompted people...

Andrea Woroch Andrea Woroch 2/19/2024

Credit Cards & Plastic Waste; What's Being Done?

Credit Cards & Plastic Waste; What's Being Done?

Cigarette butts. Food wrappers. Beverage bottles. Cutlery. Single-use bags. These are but a few of the many plastic...

Marcie Geffner Marcie Geffner 2/15/2024

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Cardholders Can Help No More Secrets End Period Poverty

Cardholders Can Help No More Secrets End Period Poverty

Women lacking access to feminine hygiene products may not know where to seek assistance. No More Secrets is a...

Andrew Allen Andrew Allen 4/11/2024

10 Most Respected Credit Unions in Texas for 2024

10 Most Respected Credit Unions in Texas for 2024

Many people can attest that stars appear bigger and brighter in Texas’s night sky. But it’s not only celestial objects...

Andrew Allen Andrew Allen 4/10/2024

Hedonova Helps Investors Access Alternative Assets

Hedonova Helps Investors Access Alternative Assets

Diversification allows consumers to shield their investment portfolios from market downturns impacting a particular...

Andrew Allen Andrew Allen 4/10/2024

Chargeback Gurus Empowers Merchants to Protect Revenue

Chargeback Gurus Empowers Merchants to Protect Revenue

Chargebacks can harm businesses — particularly companies that don’t prepare for them. Chargeback Gurus provides...

Andrew Allen Andrew Allen 4/9/2024

51 Intriguing Business Credit Card Statistics

51 Intriguing Business Credit Card Statistics

There are legends in entrepreneurship of founders bootstrapping their businesses on personal credit cards and putting...

Mike Senecal Mike Senecal 4/8/2024

Stasher Enables Consumers to Store Luggage While Traveling

Stasher Enables Consumers to Store Luggage While Traveling

Carrying heavy luggage from one attraction to the next can diminish the excitement of sightseeing. Stasher provides...

Andrew Allen Andrew Allen 4/3/2024

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