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

6 Free edX Courses That Can Change Your Financial Future

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... read more »
By: Ashley Dull, 8/10/2015
10 (Unbelievable) Government Credit Card Abuses

10 (Unbelievable) Government Credit Card Abuses

Remember when an audit found Pentagon employees spent more than $1 million at casinos and adult entertainment? It’s just part of a much larger pattern of abuse. In 2008, a Government... read more »
By: Logan Ladnyk, 7/9/2015
Marijuana Dispensaries Starting to Accept Credit Cards

Marijuana Dispensaries Starting to Accept Credit Cards

If Colorado thought the legalization of marijuana was the end of a fiery debate with the government, it is sorely mistaken. Financial institutions are becoming increasingly uncomfortable... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 4/30/2015
America’s 21 Least Indulgent Metropolitan Populations

America's 21 Least Indulgent Metropolitan Populations

With Easter right around the corner, millions of people around the globe are celebrating the end of Lent, the practice of abstaining from indulging one or more vices for 40 days straight. We... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 4/2/2015
New GolVerCard is Backed by Gold and Silver Bullion

New GolVerCard is Backed by Gold and Silver Bullion

Many people have “gold” cards, but how many of us have cards that are backed by actual precious metal reserves? If the creators of the new GolVerCard have it right, anyone who is... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 3/16/2015
What is NFC? A Beginner’s Guide to the Future of Credit Cards

What is NFC? A Beginner’s Guide to the Future of Credit Cards

If you’ve been following the latest headlines in technology or commerce, chances are you’ve heard of Apple Pay, Google Wallet or Softcard. Probably the most significant feature... read more »
By: CardRates.com Staff, 1/5/2015
5 Secrets Credit Card Companies Don’t Want You to Know

5 Secrets Credit Card Companies Don’t Want You to Know

Ever since the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure Act [CARD Act] took effect in February 2010, credit card bills are easier to read and understand for the average... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 12/15/2014
Study: 2 in 3 Millennials Hate Credit Cards

Study: 2 in 3 Millennials Hate Credit Cards

Credit cards may be one of the best ways to build credit, but a new survey commissioned by Bankrate found the majority of one generation wants nothing to do with them. And it’s not the... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 11/26/2014
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