Is Your Credit Card Interest Rate Too High?

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Is Your Credit Card Interest Rate Too High?

Is Your Credit Card Interest Rate Too High?

Nobody likes paying credit card interest, and as unsecured debt, credit cards will typically have higher interest rates than other types of loans such as a mortgage or a car loan. And unlike a mortgage or a student loan, credit card interest is never tax-deductible. Therefore, it can be very important to know if your... Read More

What You Need to Know About Citi’s Latest Costco Credit Card Blunder

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What You Need to Know About Citi’s Latest Costco Credit Card Blunder

What You Need to Know About Citi’s Latest Costco Credit Card Blunder

Some Citi Costco Anywhere Visa credit cardholders took to social media late last week, expressing surprise over receiving letters from the bank that their accounts had been closed. Some letters reportedly contained the names of other cardholders, with the last four digits of their accounts, which caused people to fear the accounts had been hacked.... Read More

The Credit Card Perk Millennials May Be Missing Out on

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The Credit Card Perk Millennials May Be Missing Out on

The Credit Card Perk Millennials May Be Missing Out on

Even though we have a reputation for being somewhat flighty and irresponsible, millennials are generally savvy consumers. In fact, we’re often more budget-conscious than older consumers. TD Bank’s recent Consumer Spending Index polled 1,500 consumers on their spending habits. On average, Americans spend about $1,000 per month on discretionary items like dining out, retail and... Read More

The Debit Card Dangers College Students Need to Know About

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The Debit Card Dangers College Students Need to Know About

The Debit Card Dangers College Students Need to Know About

For many students, going to college marks the beginning of financial adulthood. But figuring out where to start isn’t easy. Credit cards, cash, debit cards — what makes sense for someone learning how to live and manage money independently for the first time? “People right around this time — all year long, but specifically around this... Read More

7 Unusual Ways to Use Credit Card Rewards

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7 Unusual Ways to Use Credit Card Rewards

7 Unusual Ways to Use Credit Card Rewards

Credit card rewards can be extremely valuable, but most people tend to redeem them for some rather boring options. Common credit card rewards include cash back, gift cards, merchandise and travel reservations. Nevertheless, the credit card industry is extremely competitive, and it’s always looking for new and interesting ways for customers to redeem their rewards.... Read More

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