Category: Credit Cards

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Educate Yourself On Credit Repair

The falling dollar and rising prices has left many people tightening their financial belts to the limit, in some cases even facing the need to borrow money to pay existing debts (certainly not a...

The Right Approach to Using Credit Cards 0

The Right Approach to Using Credit Cards

You might have heard of stories about credit card debts gone real bad, maybe you have even lived that story. Many people would tell you that credit cards are just like cashless shopping. Unfortunately...

Credit Score Myth: Closing Credit Card Accounts Helps Improve Your Credit Score 5

Credit Score Myth: Closing Credit Card Accounts Helps Improve Your Credit Score

Many people wrongly assume that closing down credit card accounts will either prevent them from getting into more debt or even help their credit score, but this is a misconception. It’s important to differentiate...

Credit Cards Going Small 6

Credit Cards Going Small

With growth in the consumer credit card business beginning to slow, many credit card companies are beginning to pay attention to small business owners. According to an article in the Chicago Tribune, credit card...

Try To Offset Increasing Gas Prices 6

Try To Offset Increasing Gas Prices

With gas prices continuing to rise across the country and speculation that we may soon see upwards of $4.00 per gallon, one needs to look for any opportunity to try and offset the cost...

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5 Steps To Improve Your Credit Score

ProBlogger is currently organizing another group writing project and the theme this time around is a *Top 5* list. With regard to personal finance and debt management, there are numerous topics that lend themselves...

Careful With Those Cards 1

Careful With Those Cards

Last night I was lucky to avoid a costly mistake of not paying close enough attention while conducting a financial transaction. With a night of crummy weather ahead, we decided to have last night...

Why You Shouldn’t Use A Cash Advance 3

Why You Shouldn’t Use A Cash Advance

Credit card companies are really good at marketing and enticing people to use their various product offers, including convenience checks and cash advances. However, as many of you already know, using a cash advance...