The Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards in America

Credit Cards

The Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards in America

The Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards in America

The holidays are a festive time, and it’s easy to overspend toward the end of the year. Take gift giving, travel and holiday parties, then throw in some extra large heating bills, and credit card users are more likely to find themselves struggling with card debt during the dead of winter. That is why we… Read More

The Secret to Getting an Upgrade on Your Credit Card

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The Secret to Getting an Upgrade on Your Credit Card

The Secret to Getting an Upgrade on Your Credit Card

There are several stages of thought that credit card users go through when they discover that issuers are willing to offer them large sign-up bonuses. The first is disbelief, since it doesn’t appear to make sense that a company would offer hundreds of dollars worth of points, miles or cash back, just for trying their… Read More

How to Reorganize Your Wallet

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How to Reorganize Your Wallet

How to Reorganize Your Wallet

Now that the holidays are over, this is the perfect time for Americans to take stock of their finances. As we come to grips with how much we spent during the holidays, and anticipate our income and expenses for 2014, we factor these into our household budgets. Likewise, now is also a good time to… Read More

5 Credit Card Mistakes You Can Fix

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5 Credit Card Mistakes You Can Fix

5 Credit Card Mistakes You Can Fix

Oops! It happens to all of us. We make a big mistake with our credit cards. These mistakes are not just embarrassing, they can be costly as well. The costs can come in the form of fees, interest charges and higher loan costs in the future due to a damaged credit history. Thankfully, your credit… Read More

Can I Get a Lower Interest Rate on My Credit Cards?

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Can I Get a Lower Interest Rate on My Credit Cards?

Can I Get a Lower Interest Rate on My Credit Cards?

Credit card interest can be brutal. As unsecured debts, credit cards carry interest rates that are typically higher than those of home mortgages or student loans. Further, credit card interest is not tax-deductible, unlike the interest paid on some home mortgages and student loans. So wouldn’t it be nice if you could simply ask your… Read More

How to Pick the Right Credit Card for You

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How to Pick the Right Credit Card for You

How to Pick the Right Credit Card for You

Choosing a credit card can be difficult. There are dozens of issuers and hundreds of credit cards on the market. Each card has its own term, conditions, rewards, and benefits, so which ones are important to consider? Like most products, it depends on how you are going to use it and what you can get…. Read More

How to Dig Out of Holiday Debt

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How to Dig Out of Holiday Debt

How to Dig Out of Holiday Debt

The holiday season is a wonderful time, but many families charge too much on their credit cards when they buy gifts, throw parties and travel to visit family. That leaves many of us waking up after New Year’s Day to a mountain of credit card debt. Rather than resign ourselves to paying high interest rates… Read More

5 Signs You May Need a New Credit Card

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5 Signs You May Need a New Credit Card

5 Signs You May Need a New Credit Card

Americans enjoy a highly competitive market for credit cards. In fact, though we find that there are few alternatives to many services, we complain that too many credit card offers stuff our mailboxes each day. At the same time, choosing a new credit card is not the most enjoyable activity, and many cardholders remain loyal… Read More

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