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How to Close a Credit Card

How to Close a Credit Card

The decision to slim down on the plastic in your wallet can be made for a number of reasons. Maybe your card issuer raised your APR or... read more »
By: Mike Randall, May 28, 2015
5 Common Credit Card Blunders (and How to Fix Them)

5 Common Credit Card Blunders (and How to Fix Them)

More than 160 million Americans carry credit cards. Unfortunately the vast majority of those consumers are misusing their credit cards,... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 5/6/2015
How Credit Card Companies Calculate Your Minimum Payments

How Credit Card Companies Calculate Your Minimum Payments

One of the first things you should consider when exploring new credit cards are their methods for calculating minimum payments because there... read more »
By: Eric Bank, 5/4/2015
What Happens to Credit Card Debt During Bankruptcy?

What Happens to Credit Card Debt During Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy isn’t as popular an option as it used to be for dealing with debt. While it may not be the first resort, however, it’s still a... read more »
By: Linsey Knerl, 4/27/2015
Who Invented the First Bank-Issued Credit Card?

Who Invented the First Bank-Issued Credit Card?

Ah, the ubiquitous credit card. Considering how these little pieces of plastic have helped to shape the consumer landscape for nearly six... read more »
By: Mike Randall, 3/30/2015
10 Best Credit Card Rewards Blogs of 2015

10 Best Credit Card Rewards Blogs of 2015

International travel can offer the experiences of a lifetime. The trick is to develop a strategy to avoid the expenses that’ll last a... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 3/4/2015
3 Reasons to Never Miss a Monthly Payment

3 Reasons to Never Miss a Monthly Payment

For better or worse, your credit card tells the world a lot about you. It can tell a happy story when you make your payments on time... read more »
By: Eric Bank, 2/23/2015
6 Prestigious Credit Cards Used by Millionaires

6 Prestigious Credit Cards Used by Millionaires

Just in case you weren’t entirely convinced about the growing wealth gap in America – and the rest of the world for that matter – credit... read more »
By: Mike Randall, 1/29/2015
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