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The Best Credit Cards to Use Abroad ...

So you’re thinking about traveling abroad.  Sweet, but before you jump on that plane, there’s plenty to do to ensure you have a safe and ...

What’s a Good APR for a Credit ...

Credit card Q&A: “What is a good APR for a credit card?” Everyone always want the best, the lowest, the cheapest, etc. It makes perfect ...

Chase Sapphire vs. Chase Sapphire Preferred

These days it’s pretty common to see two versions of a certain credit card. The “preferred” version and the “classic” version. And perhaps one of ...

Get Massive Sign-Up Bonuses When You Apply ...

It’s time for another credit card review, this time I’ll be looking at the Ink cards from Chase. This is actually a new credit card ...

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Credit Card Limits on Gas Purchases?

Credit Card Limits on Gas Purchases?
June 18, 2007 No Comments »

You’ve probably never heard of it, and likely never had it happen to you either. Imagine pulling into a gas station, swiping your credit card and pumping your gas. After a few minutes the gas pump shuts off abruptly, though ... Read More »

Balance Transfers and Store Credit Cards

Balance Transfers and Store Credit Cards
June 13, 2007 No Comments »

A couple of friends of mine moved into a new house a few years ago, and found themselves with a lot more space and not much to fill it. Their first instinct was to the upgrade the television. They had ... Read More »

Fair Isaac to End Credit Piggybacking Practice

Fair Isaac to End Credit Piggybacking Practice
June 11, 2007 No Comments »

Fair Isaac, the company behind the widely-used Fico score, has revealed that come September, people who are added as authorized users on existing credit cards will not benefit from past credit history associated with those cards. The move comes after ... Read More »

Make Large Purchases Early in Your Billing Cycle

Make Large Purchases Early in Your Billing Cycle
June 11, 2007 No Comments »

If you generally pay off your entire credit card balance each month, but often have a tough time doing so, you may want to think about timing your credit card purchases. Credit cards have billing cycles, typically 30 days or ... Read More »

Use a Paper Shredder to Combat Identity Theft

Use a Paper Shredder to Combat Identity Theft
June 9, 2007 No Comments »

We get loads of mail each and every day, most of it junk or solicitations. In a given week, most of us receive at least one or two credit card-related pieces of mail as well, making the threat of identity ... Read More »

The Black American Express Credit Card Really Exists

The Black American Express Credit Card Really Exists
May 25, 2007 No Comments »

Credit cards don’t typically fall into the category of pop-culture, nor do they usually garner much attention aside from their basic functionality. But one credit card has mystified and amazed consumers and the general public for years: “The Black American ... Read More »

Four Great Reasons to Order a Credit Report

Four Great Reasons to Order a Credit Report
May 18, 2007 No Comments »

It is advised that you check your credit report every three months or so, depending on how neurotic you are. Some people check it more, some much less, but either way, here are a few good reasons to order a ... Read More »

Best Gas Rewards Credit Cards

Best Gas Rewards Credit Cards
May 15, 2007 No Comments »

So gas prices are continuing to rise, and it’s not even summer yet. Many experts see gas prices per gallon shooting up to over $4.00 which is nothing short of scary. It’s really getting to the point where we can’t ... Read More »

The Credit Score Black Market: Buying and Selling Trade Lines

The Credit Score Black Market: Buying and Selling Trade Lines
May 3, 2007 No Comments »

You may have heard about companies that sell the credit history of others to consumers who have poor or limited credit. It’s referred to as “buying credit”, “renting credit”, or “adding seasoned tradelines”. These credit brokers target real estate professionals ... Read More »

Your Credit Card Application Has Been Declined

Your Credit Card Application Has Been Declined
May 1, 2007 6 Comments »

“We regret to inform you that after careful consideration we are unable to open an account for you at this time.” Heard that before? If so, you may be feeling down on your luck or in a panic to get ... Read More »