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5 Credit Card Travel Secrets from the Airfarewatchdog

5 Credit Card Travel Secrets from the Airfarewatchdog

Thinking about buying some plane tickets and taking a trip some exotic locale? Or maybe you just want to fly across state to visit some... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 1/15/2015
When Someone on Your Account Maxes Out Your Card

When Someone on Your Account Maxes Out Your Card

Some people intentionally max out because they need to make a purchase and have no other access to funds. Others max out by mistake because... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 12/30/2014
How We Improved Our Credit Score

How We Improved Our Credit Score

I am a credit agency’s dream — I have never made a late payment, I always pay my bills early, and I have ample savings. My husband, on the... read more »
By: Erika Blaska, 12/24/2014
Could You Be Addicted to Credit Cards?

Could You Be Addicted to Credit Cards?

With one look at statistics, it would be easy to think that credit card addiction is widespread in our society. After all, when you see the... read more »
By: John Schmoll, 12/17/2014
Q&A: Terry Savage’s Tips to Avoid Overspending This Holiday Season

Q&A: Terry Savage’s Tips to Avoid Overspending This Holiday Season

Families are stringing up their Christmas lights, Charlie Brown is back on TV and stores are replacing pumpkin-flavored everything with... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 12/10/2014
When Do Credit Cards Expire?

When Do Credit Cards Expire?

Whenever you receive a new credit card, you will notice your card has an expiration date on it. While credit card expiration can be a... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 11/11/2014
5 Steps to Pay Off Credit Card Debt

5 Steps to Pay Off Credit Card Debt

Credit card debt is incredibly common in America, but letting it get out of control can result in financial destruction. Follow these steps... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 11/6/2014
Former Credit Card Junkie Goes from “Rock Bottom” to Consumer Superstar

Former Credit Card Junkie Goes from “Rock Bottom” to Consumer Superstar

Credit cards offer a risky combination of power and convenience. For better or worse, millions of people use credit cards every day, so much... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 11/4/2014
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