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How to Choose the Right Credit Card
December 16 2020

How to Choose the Right Credit Card

You’ll know it when you see it—that awesome card with great rewards and a rate to write home about… but what do you do next? What does selecting a credit card entail, and what steps should you take to cross the finish line? For a first-timer, signing up for a credit card might seem daunting—but don’t fret, as choosing your card isn’t that complicated.

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Are Credit Cards Worth It?
December 11 2020

Are Credit Cards Worth It?

So let us level with you—in the wrong hands anything can be a bad idea. Even extremely useful things such as power tools, kitchen utensils and automobiles. Because let’s be honest—you wouldn’t allow someone as ill-equipped as a three-year-old operate a lawnmower, right? Well, credit cards are the same way—incredibly valuable when used the right way by the right people.

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How to Make Credit Cards Work for You
November 24 2020

How to Make Credit Cards Work for You

We all know the scary stories about credit cards—that people rack up a bunch of debt and can’t seem to find their way out. But the truth is—credit cards are a powerful financial tool. And when used correctly and advantageously, they can actually do a lot of good for your financial status in the near- and long-term. Here are some tips for making your credit cards work for you.

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Holiday Spending: Reward Your Online Shopping
November 12 2020

Holiday Spending: Reward Your Online Shopping

It’s officially holiday shopping season, and perhaps more than years prior, you’re going to be relying on digital spending to check all the items off your shopping list. But while you’re adding some transactions to your account, don’t forget that spending can be a golden opportunity to get rewarded while you’re at it.

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4 Tips for Using Credit Cards While Traveling
December 11 2019

4 Tips for Using Credit Cards While Traveling

Traveling is exciting and should be a carefree experience. The last thing you want to worry about is money. There’re many pros when traveling with a card instead of cash, including convenience, security and potential perks. If you lose cash, it’s gone forever. If you lose a card, you can easily protect your money. Though research shows that you may end up spending more money with plastic, keeping an eye on your account may be advantageous.

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5 Common Credit Card Fees to Keep an Eye On
December 05 2019

5 Common Credit Card Fees to Keep an Eye On

Credit cards are great sources for earning rewards, paying for unanticipated expenses and building credit. But though there are many benefits of owning a credit card, there are sometimes hidden fees and penalties that aren’t transparent.

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