Is Your Pride Costing You Money?

Personal Finance

Is Your Pride Costing You Money?

Is Your Pride Costing You Money?

You probably think you make decisions based on what makes you happy and what is the smart, responsible move. It turns out there are several factors that can blur your logical skills. Pride can often be one of them. Check out some of the ways pride can sabotage your success and how to overcome the… Read More

The Surprising Way Your Job Can Impact Your Mortgage

Mortgages

The Surprising Way Your Job Can Impact Your Mortgage

The Surprising Way Your Job Can Impact Your Mortgage

It’s pretty well-known that when you apply for a mortgage, a lender is going to look at your income when deciding whether to approve you. But you may be surprised to hear that your commute can also be a major factor. Here’s what you need to know about getting that mortgage. Occupancy is an integral component of… Read More

Citibank to Pay $700 Million to Cardholders Over Credit Card Add-Ons

Personal Finance

Citibank to Pay $700 Million to Cardholders Over Credit Card Add-Ons

Citibank to Pay $700 Million to Cardholders Over Credit Card Add-Ons

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has ordered Citibank to pay $700 million to consumers who were affected by “unfair and deceptive” practices used in selling credit card add-on services, deceptive marketing and unfair billing practices between 2000 and 2013, the CFPB announced today. Eligible customers will be notified and receive refunds, Citi said in a… Read More

The $20K Buffet Credit Card Nightmare

Identity Theft

The $20K Buffet Credit Card Nightmare

The $20K Buffet Credit Card Nightmare

Losing $300 to a buffet sounds like one of the worst all-you-can-eat deals on the planet. Investigators in Houma, La., are trying to track down fraud suspects after multiple customers of a local Chinese buffet restaurant reported seeing hundreds of dollars in unauthorized charges on their accounts after using their credit and debit cards at… Read More

8 Awesome Retailer Loyalty Programs

Personal Finance

8 Awesome Retailer Loyalty Programs

8 Awesome Retailer Loyalty Programs

Are there certain retailers you frequent more often than you’d like to admit? Many retailers have loyalty programs that can be pretty rewarding, especially for those who shop on a regular basis. Here are eight awesome loyalty programs that can really pay.

5 Common Credit Score Killers

Credit Score

5 Common Credit Score Killers

5 Common Credit Score Killers

Having a good credit score can help you save a lot of money over your lifetime, but many people find themselves with scores lower than they’d like because they don’t know how much everyday things can hurt their scores. Of course, once you know what those things are, you’re better equipped to improve your credit. Here… Read More

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