A Simple Way to Pay Off Your Most Expensive Credit Card Debt

Credit Cards

A Simple Way to Pay Off Your Most Expensive Credit Card Debt

A Simple Way to Pay Off Your Most Expensive Credit Card Debt

A new smartphone app launching this week claims it can help you be smarter about managing credit card debt. Here’s what you should know. How it Works After scanning pictures of all your plastic, Tally performs a credit check. If you’re approved, the service helps you pay off your high-interest cards using a new line of credit with a lower rate. Simply pay... Read More

3 Money Mistakes You Might Make After a Breakup

Personal Finance

3 Money Mistakes You Might Make After a Breakup

3 Money Mistakes You Might Make After a Breakup

Breakups aren’t fun. One thing that can make a divorce even less enjoyable is dealing with the financial complications that often come along with it. Many couples don’t pay enough attention to the impact a divorce can have on personal finances. However, not taking care of the details can mean big trouble for your financial health... Read More

Who Can a Debt Collector Call to Track You Down?

Managing Debt

Who Can a Debt Collector Call to Track You Down?

Who Can a Debt Collector Call to Track You Down?

Can a debt collector contact family, friends, or co-workers in an attempt to find you? Yes, yes, and yes. But she or he can’t say very much. The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act offers consumers a wide set of protections about how collectors can go about their business. But it doesn’t prevent them from contacting... Read More

Can I Get a Better Deal if I Bundle My Auto & Home Insurance?

Personal Finance

Can I Get a Better Deal if I Bundle My Auto & Home Insurance?

Can I Get a Better Deal if I Bundle My Auto & Home Insurance?

Nothing can make even the savviest of consumers’ eyes glaze over quite like the phrase “insurance bundling.” And we get it — insurance products and policy details aren’t exactly the most riveting topics. But hang on for a moment because that disinterest can end up costing you a lot of money and create hassles down... Read More

Could Driving Less Get You a Lower Car Insurance Rate?

Auto Loans

Could Driving Less Get You a Lower Car Insurance Rate?

Could Driving Less Get You a Lower Car Insurance Rate?

Imagine your car insurance bill was based on specifically how many miles you drove in a month instead of a blanket estimate. This is exactly what the auto insurance startup, Metromile, is offering drivers in the seven states it currently serves — California, Illinois, New Jersey, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington. How Metromile Works Metromile,... Read More

Show Me More

Certain credit cards and other financial products mentioned in this and other articles on Credit.com News & Advice may also be offered through Credit.com product pages, and Credit.com will be compensated if our users apply for and ultimately sign up for any of these cards or products. However, this relationship does not result in any preferential editorial treatment.