5 Credit Card Myths Debunked

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5 Credit Card Myths Debunked

5 Credit Card Myths Debunked

Most Americans use credit cards, but many credit card users don’t really understand how these products work. Part of the reason is because we are too busy to take the time to do the research, but also because some card issuers don’t always do a good job spelling out this important information. So here are… Read More

The Weirdest Credit Cards You Can Get

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The Weirdest Credit Cards You Can Get

The Weirdest Credit Cards You Can Get

Have you ever received a credit card offer in the mail that you thought was strange? Have you ever noticed the person standing in line next to you at the checkout counter using an unusual credit card? While most people are familiar with airline-branded credit cards or cards targeting small business owners, the cards on… Read More

The Most Credit Card Hungry States

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The Most Credit Card Hungry States

The Most Credit Card Hungry States

There are many reasons to open a new credit card: Maybe you want to take advantage of its great rewards, transfer a balance from a different card with a higher interest rate, finance a large purchase, make ends meet in an emergency or increase your available credit limit. But in some states, credit card holders… Read More

Help! I Hate My Credit Card

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Help! I Hate My Credit Card

Help! I Hate My Credit Card

Some people just don’t get along with their credit cards. Maybe it’s the fees and interest charges, or perhaps they are infuriated by indifferent customer agents. At the same time, many of these aggravated credit card users still rely on cards for the convenience and security that can’t be matched by cash, checks or debit… Read More

How to Pick the Perfect Credit Card

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How to Pick the Perfect Credit Card

How to Pick the Perfect Credit Card

Credit cards are convenient and secure methods of payment, but they are by no means simple financial instruments. Those who are looking for a new card can be confounded by confusing terms, conditions and offers of rewards. With cardholder agreements and guides to benefits that consume dozens of pages, how much of this information is… Read More

How to Read a Credit Card Statement

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How to Read a Credit Card Statement

How to Read a Credit Card Statement

Everyone who has a credit card has one thing in common, we all receive a statement every month. Whether it is delivered electronically or by postal mail, every credit card statement follows roughly the same format. Nevertheless, there is a lot of  information presented on these statements, and it can be confusing to many credit… Read More

8 Credit Card Problems You Can Avoid

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8 Credit Card Problems You Can Avoid

8 Credit Card Problems You Can Avoid

I’m almost certain you’ve received credit card offers in the mail with an alluring interest rate. Unfortunately, looks can be deceiving, because the lowest interest rates are reserved for consumers with the highest credit scores. Consumers can feel misled by these promotions, even when the credit card companies aren’t violating any laws. The CARD Act… Read More

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