6 Signs You Might Want to ‘Ice’ Your Credit Card

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6 Signs You Might Want to ‘Ice’ Your Credit Card

6 Signs You Might Want to ‘Ice’ Your Credit Card

Do you ever feel like you should be taking a break from your credit cards? Sure, credit cards can be a secure, convenient and powerful financial tool, but sometimes we aren’t smart about using them and can find ourselves in trouble. Many Americans have gone into debt by relying heavily on their plastic. When balances climb too high, some... Read More

The New Credit Scores That Could Get You a Loan

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The New Credit Scores That Could Get You a Loan

The New Credit Scores That Could Get You a Loan

Legislation introduced late last year aimed at changing the way the nation’s largest mortgage loan holders, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, conduct business, could signal a tipping point in how, and even if, credit scores are calculated for lending decisions. In December, U.S. Reps. Edward Royce (R-Calif.) and Terri Sewell (D-Ala.) introduced the Credit Score Competition Act... Read More

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

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

6 Credit Cards That Hit the Market This Year

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6 Credit Cards That Hit the Market This Year

6 Credit Cards That Hit the Market This Year

Each fall, automakers release new products for the next model year. There are always a few new models to get excited about, and nearly all cars receive some kind of update to encourage new sales. If only credit card users were so lucky. In the credit card industry, new products are released sporadically in response to changing... Read More

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