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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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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 »

Wells Fargo Offers “Green” Credit Card Rewards to Ease Global Warming

Wells Fargo Offers “Green” Credit Card Rewards to Ease Global Warming
April 20, 2007 2 Comments »

Instead of cashing in credit card points for airline flights or gift certificates, why not donate money to renewable energy projects to make the Earth a cleaner, safer place for future generations? Assuming you’re that selfless, Wells Fargo is now ... Read More »

Adding New Credit Will Increase Your Monthly Liabilities

Adding New Credit Will Increase Your Monthly Liabilities
April 9, 2007 No Comments »

Consumers are always looking for shortcuts to improve their credit scores in a hurry. When attempting to build credit for large purchases such as a mortgage, consumers often elect to add themselves to one or more credit accounts of a ... Read More »

Avoid Credit Inquiries When Requesting Higher Lines of Credit

Avoid Credit Inquiries When Requesting Higher Lines of Credit
April 2, 2007 No Comments »

As I mentioned in an earlier post, periodically raising credit lines is a good way to boost your overall available credit total and percentage, which over time will lead to a higher credit score and a larger amount of supportable ... Read More »

Al Gore Wants You to Opt-in to Electronic Credit Card Statements

Al Gore Wants You to Opt-in to Electronic Credit Card Statements
March 13, 2007 No Comments »

Doesn’t he…? Everyday we receive numerous letters in the mail from the many companies we do business with. We get credit card statements, investment summaries, utility bills, and other highly sensitive information. We also receive junk mail, spam, advertisements, solicitations, ... Read More »