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The #1 thing you can do to curb overspending NOW
The #1 thing you can do to curb overspending NOW Money & Credit September 12, 2016
Have you ever wondered why you just can’t make ends meet each month or maybe why your income and spending…
How the $20 rule can help break your credit card addiction
How the $20 rule can help break your credit card addiction Money & Credit September 11, 2016
If you’re trying to break your credit card addiction, try this simple rule of thumb: Anytime your purchase is less…
Refinancing vs. consolidating your consumer debt: Which is better?
Refinancing vs. consolidating your consumer debt: Which is better? Money & Credit September 9, 2016
When you’ve decided it’s time to pay off your consumer debt once and for all, planning is key. It’s a…
The #1 mistake you’re making on your credit card application
The #1 mistake you’re making on your credit card application Money & Credit September 8, 2016
It can be painful to have yourcredit card application rejected. Besides losing out on any rewards and benefits that you…
1 in 5 customers are carrying the wrong credit card: Here’s how to choose a better one
1 in 5 customers are carrying the wrong credit card: Here’s how to choose a better one Money & Credit August 24, 2016
Maybe you’re paying for an airline miles card, but not flying, or your credit card interest rate is too high,…
Will my credit score go down if I apply for a new credit card?
Will my credit score go down if I apply for a new credit card? Money & Credit August 22, 2016
There are lots of good reasons to want acredit card. They offer better fraud protections than other payment methods, provide…
The long-term cost of not paying off your credit cards
The long-term cost of not paying off your credit cards Money & Credit August 19, 2016
In today’s world where credit card companies are pros at touting the benefits of having and using credit cards, it’s…
Are cash back credit cards worth it?
Are cash back credit cards worth it? Money & Credit August 19, 2016
Many credit card companies today are wooing potential customers with offers of hundreds and even thousands of dollars in cash…
Can you pay a credit card with another credit card?
Can you pay a credit card with another credit card? Money & Credit August 5, 2016
Whether you’re short on cash or hoping to take advantage of bonus points, it may seem at times to be…
These sneaky fees may be costing you big money
These sneaky fees may be costing you big money Money & Credit August 2, 2016
Do you review your credit card statements line by line every month? If you don’t, there might be charges on…
Is foreign currency trading a hit or a miss?
Is foreign currency trading a hit or a miss? Scams & Rip-Offs August 1, 2016
If you're afraid of the stock market and tired of puny returns on CDs, you might be tempted to get…
Debt collectors may not be able to call you as often under new rules
Debt collectors may not be able to call you as often under new rules Money & Credit July 28, 2016
Debt collectors would face strict new limitations onhow (and when) they contact consumers under a sweeping proposal announced Thursday by…
A debt collector came after me for $4,526 that I didn’t owe
A debt collector came after me for $4,526 that I didn’t owe Money & Credit July 26, 2016
She was accused of check fraudand theft by deception. She was told that she owed $4,526, and was facing daily…
Nearly half of Americans are making this expensive credit card mistake
Nearly half of Americans are making this expensive credit card mistake Money & Credit July 26, 2016
One of the most common recommendations for using acredit cardsuccessfully is to pay off the balance in full every billing…
Best credit card to use to rack up Amazon rewards
Best credit card to use to rack up Amazon rewards Shopping & Retail July 21, 2016
Considering the fact that Amazon corners the market on online retail, finding a credit card that provides reward points for…
Why the “official bank” of your campus is likely the wrong bank to do business with
Why the “official bank” of your campus is likely the wrong bank to do business with Money & Credit July 21, 2016
When you're at a college, have you ever noticed there seems to be one bank that has a lockdown on…
5 things you should never do with your credit card
5 things you should never do with your credit card Money & Credit July 18, 2016
Having a credit card comes with a lot of responsibility — there are a lot of things you have to…
49 ways to get your debt paid off quicker
49 ways to get your debt paid off quicker Money & Credit July 11, 2016
When it comes to trying to get out of debt, I’ve seen and heard it all, from the person who got…
How to negotiate with a creditor to settle your credit card debt
How to negotiate with a creditor to settle your credit card debt Money & Credit June 17, 2016
Have you fallen behind on your credit card payments? Do you have old credit card debts that haven’t been serviced…
TV host John Oliver forgives $15 million in medical debt for strangers
TV host John Oliver forgives $15 million in medical debt for strangers Money & Credit June 7, 2016
HBO host John Oliver forgave nearly $15 million in medical debt duringthe grand finale of a scathing commentary on the…
She paid off $25,000 in 10 months, then went on the adventure of a lifetime
She paid off $25,000 in 10 months, then went on the adventure of a lifetime Money & Credit June 7, 2016
If you have a big debt to pay off, and especially if the debt has been looming over your life…
5 ways new grads can mess up their credit
5 ways new grads can mess up their credit Money & Credit June 6, 2016
Graduation can be an exciting and exhilarating time, but if you thought the era of grades and scores was over,…
A simple way to pay off your most expensive credit card debt
A simple way to pay off your most expensive credit card debt Money & Credit May 25, 2016
A new smartphone applaunching this week claimsitcanhelp you be smarter aboutmanaging your credit card debt. Here’s what you should know…
What you need to know about store credit cards
What you need to know about store credit cards Money & Credit May 23, 2016
There's one hidden danger you need to be aware of as you look for savings with store cards. What to…
How a $2,500 loan turned into $50,000 of debt
How a $2,500 loan turned into $50,000 of debt Money & Credit May 23, 2016
Less than a week after Google said it was banning ads for payday loans, one man’s story is making national…
7 questions every debt collector should be able to answer
7 questions every debt collector should be able to answer Money & Credit May 19, 2016
A “debt collector” call can arrive at any time for just about anyone. Even if you’ve never missed a payment…
How one guy paid off $380,000 in just 21 months
How one guy paid off $380,000 in just 21 months Money & Credit May 18, 2016
The idea of payingoff massive debt can seem impossible, which is why many people just ride it out.But when you…
New credit and debit cards protect you better from fraud
New credit and debit cards protect you better from fraud Money & Credit May 5, 2016
Read more: Is this the best credit card in the country right now? Not all credit card comparison shopping sites…
How to figure out how much debt you really have
How to figure out how much debt you really have Money & Credit May 4, 2016
Between student loan payments, a monthly mortgage (or your rent), credit card bills and maybe even an old gym membership…
Saddled with debt? Here are ways to get free assistance
Saddled with debt? Here are ways to get free assistance Bankruptcy April 27, 2016
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