The Benefits of a Fingerhut Credit Account

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The Benefits of a Fingerhut Credit Account

The Benefits of a Fingerhut Credit Account

[DISCLOSURE: Cards from our partners are mentioned below.] Fingerhut is an online shopping website offering more than 450,000 products. The have products from popular brands such as Samsung and KitchenAid. What makes this store Fingerhut great is that they offer credit to customers who may not qualify elsewhere. Their products are also affordable. The idea... Read More

Credit.Com’s Picks for Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards

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Credit.Com’s Picks for Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards

Credit.Com’s Picks for Best Travel Rewards Credit Cards

Editorial disclosure: Reviews are as determined solely by Credit.com staff. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the reviewers and aren’t reviewed or approved by any advertiser. Information presented is accurate as of the date of the review, including information on card rates, rewards and fees. Check the issuer’s website for the most current information... Read More

What Is an Amortization Schedule?

Personal Finance

What Is an Amortization Schedule?

What Is an Amortization Schedule?

Amortization is an accounting term. At the highest level, it means to spread out expenses over time. In business, it means to spread out expenses for assets over time for tax and/or accounting purposes. For banking, it means to pay off a debt, typically a mortgage or car loan, in regular installments by following a... Read More

Credit.com Earns Badcredit.org’s Editor’s Choice Award

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Credit.com Earns Badcredit.org’s Editor’s Choice Award

Credit.com Earns Badcredit.org’s Editor’s Choice Award

Customers’ opinions matter most, but some healthy peer recognition is always nice too. That’s why we here at Credit.com are honored that our peer, BadCredit.org, awarded us with its Editor’s Choice Award on January 3. More importantly, we’re honored that a peer recognizes the efforts we put in to helping consumers own their financial lives.... Read More

Interest Rates Increase: What You Need to Know

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Interest Rates Increase: What You Need to Know

Interest Rates Increase: What You Need to Know

After much speculation it finally happened and on December 19, 2018, the Federal Reserve raised the federal funds rate—the interest rate that banks and similar institutions charge to loan money to each other. That’s good and bad depending on where rates touch you and your finances. If you have a savings account and/or other investments,... Read More

How Do CDs Work?

Personal Finance

How Do CDs Work?

How Do CDs Work?

Certificate of deposit (CD), savings account, money market, high-yield savings, what’s the difference? Let’s dig in to CDs and just what they are, how they work and whether this is the right savings vehicle for you.  Here, we’re talking about traditional CDs. There are other types, but here we stick to the traditional. What Is... Read More

Is It a Good Time to Refinance My Car Loan?

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Is It a Good Time to Refinance My Car Loan?

Is It a Good Time to Refinance My Car Loan?

Taking out a car loan isn’t a life sentence. And you’re not necessarily stuck with the original terms of your loan. You can always reach out to your lender to ask, “Can I refinance my car loan?” If your lender says yes, you could save hundreds or thousands of dollars your current loan. The main... Read More

6 Ways to Prepare Your Credit Card for the Holidays

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6 Ways to Prepare Your Credit Card for the Holidays

6 Ways to Prepare Your Credit Card for the Holidays

The holiday season is around the corner again, and that means everyone is scurrying to buy gifts for loved ones, friends, and even colleagues at the office. And as each year goes by, the hype that comes with the holiday season grows larger and larger, which can make it a stressful experience for even the... Read More

The Marriott Credit Breach and What You Need to Know

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The Marriott Credit Breach and What You Need to Know

The Marriott Credit Breach and What You Need to Know

Marriot reported a credit breach that involved unauthorized access to the database used for reservations at its Starwood properties on November 30, 2018. Marriott reported that the data breach may have compromised the personal information of up to 500 million people. It also reported that the database has been hacked since 2014. Starwood properties include... Read More

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