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Jason Steele

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Jason Steele has been writing about credit cards and personal finance since 2008, poring through the terms and conditions of credit card agreements to understand the minutiae of how these products work. His work has appeared on Yahoo, MSN, HuffingtonPost and other major news outlets. In his free time, Jason’s a commercial pilot. He graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in History.

What You Need to Know About Jewelry Store Credit Cards

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What You Need to Know About Jewelry Store Credit Cards

What You Need to Know About Jewelry Store Credit Cards

As Valentine’s Day approaches, many people may be looking to buy something special for that special someone in their life. This quest often leads people to their local jewelry store, where they may be presented with financing offers or applications for store credit cards. But you need to review the terms and conditions of any credit... Read More

What’s In Your Favorite Super Hero’s Wallet?

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What’s In Your Favorite Super Hero’s Wallet?

What’s In Your Favorite Super Hero’s Wallet?

There was once a time where Hollywood produced a movie about a super hero every year or two, but now there seems to be one or two super hero movies in theaters at any given time. And, since there are hundreds of credit cards offered for people of nearly every hobby, interest, and profession, there has... Read More

8 Credit Card Tips That Will Last a Lifetime

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8 Credit Card Tips That Will Last a Lifetime

8 Credit Card Tips That Will Last a Lifetime

Credit card tips can change with the wind — or as you enter different stages in life. If you’re young and trying to build credit, start with a low credit limit. If you travel a lot, consider an airline or hotel credit card. If you have a lot of debt, it’s a good time to put those... Read More

5 Credit Card Fees You Can Avoid & How to Do It

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5 Credit Card Fees You Can Avoid & How to Do It

5 Credit Card Fees You Can Avoid & How to Do It

We all love the security and convenience of credit cards, but nobody likes paying fees. Most credit cards charge a variety of them, along with some penalties, yet nearly all of them can be avoided. So, if you are looking to take advantage of using a credit card, while minimizing their costs, here are five credit... Read More

Can Students Get a Credit Card If They Don’t Have a Job?

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Can Students Get a Credit Card If They Don’t Have a Job?

Can Students Get a Credit Card If They Don’t Have a Job?

There was a time when credit card issuers were doing everything possible to give students credit cards. There were once kiosks on campus and at college stadiums that offered students prizes just for applying, and accounts were opened for students who didn’t even have the means to repay their charges. Many considered this practice to be predatory,... Read More

The 5 Big Credit Card Mistakes Shoppers Make in January

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The 5 Big Credit Card Mistakes Shoppers Make in January

The 5 Big Credit Card Mistakes Shoppers Make in January

Now that the holidays are behind us, many Americans have some new additions to their wallets. I’m talking about all of the new store credit cards that retailers offer to holiday shoppers. And with these new credit cards comes the need to make decisions about how to manage them. So this January, here are some mistakes you’ll... Read More

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