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How to Use Credit Cards to Your Advantage

How to Use Credit Cards to Your Advantage

Some people believe credit cards are evil inventions that exist purely to land you in lifelong debt. This may be true for those who lack the willpower or knowledge required to use credit... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 9/24/2014
Everything You Need to Know About Balance Transfers

Everything You Need to Know About Balance Transfers

Having a high interest rate on a credit card can make your balance grow quickly, especially if you already carry a large balance. For people scraping by to make the minimum payments, a... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 9/19/2014
4 Easy Ways to Avoid Identity Theft

4 Easy Ways to Avoid Identity Theft

Realizing there were fraudulent purchases on your credit card is unsettling, but most times, the banks will simply refund your money and give you a new card—end of story. Identity theft can... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 9/18/2014
When Is the Best Time to Apply for a New Credit Card?

When Is the Best Time to Apply for a New Credit Card?

Many people wonder when is the best time to apply for a new credit card. They want to be more likely to be approved for a great card and less likely to damage their credit. You are about to... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 9/17/2014
How to Shop for Gift Cards

How to Shop for Gift Cards

Gift cards make the perfect gift for nearly anyone, especially those who are hard to shop for. They may not be the most creative gifts, but they are easy to buy, easy to use and allow the... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 9/16/2014
How to Stop Using Credit Cards When You’re In Debt

How to Stop Using Credit Cards When You’re In Debt

When people find themselves head over heels in debt, the first thing that must go is often the credit cards. In many situations, the credit cards are what got them into debt in the first... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 9/12/2014
How to Select the Best Travel Rewards Credit Card

How to Select the Best Travel Rewards Credit Card

The perfect travel credit card not only allows you to earn reward miles or points for your everyday purchases that you can eventually redeem for free travel, but it also can serve as a handy... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 9/10/2014
Have You Been Avoiding These Credit Mistakes?

Have You Been Avoiding These Credit Mistakes?

While credit cards can be valuable financial tools that help you build good credit, they also have the potential to damage your finances if used unwisely. Keep reading to learn how to avoid... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 9/9/2014
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