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Credit Cards

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  • July 16, 2014

    Whether they do it online, through texting tactics or by stealing your wallet the old-fashioned way, identity thieves are constantly concocting new cons.

    One reason card companies are working hard to detect credit card fraud after the fact...

  • July 15, 2014

    Every household is affected directly by finances, no matter how much money its members make. Often, it's affected by worries over finances.

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  • Cut spending, consolidate your payments and get out from under debt
    July 11, 2014

    For many recent college graduates, stepping in to the “real world” is not quite the thrill it ought to be. The problem: heavy debt that...

  • July 10, 2014

    Are you a compulsive credit junkie? Has your card grown thin from countless swipes? Do you await your monthly credit card bill with baited breath? You, sir/madam, may have a problem.

    But don’t worry; we’re here to help. If quitting cold...

  • June 20, 2014

    If your credit score is less than stellar, it doesn’t mean you’re doomed to a life living in your parents’ basement and riding the city bus.

    Although negative...

  • Zombie Hand
    March 25, 2014

    A zombie bank account refers to the practice of banks reopening closed checking accounts without notifying the account holder, or bank accounts “coming back from the dead.”

    When a Closed Account Comes Back to Life

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  • March 21, 2014

    It doesn’t take long for couples to realize that some important marital issues must be approached delicately; finances are one of those...

  • March 19, 2014

    Owning a home is the ultimate experience for many people.  It brings feelings of success, well-being, security, as well as a sense of belonging.  But it can also result in stress if the home’s value declines from the borrower’s original purchase...

  • February 18, 2014

    A lot of people want credit cards. Now, whether they should get one is a different story altogether. However, it is important to have a credit card because you never know when you might need it - whether for everyday use or for an emergency. Here...

  • February 13, 2014

    It is very important to have good credit. Your credit score can have a major impact on the affordability of your mortgage loan, auto loan, and student loans. Even potential employers may check your credit before offering you a new job. However,...