Articles on Credit Cards

How to Stick To Your Holiday Budget

November 15, 2015 Can you believe this year is almost over? The Holidays are right around the corner, I hope your bank account is prepared! Last year the average person spent a little over $800 during the holiday season. Since your paycheck doesn't increase...

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5 Lessons to Teach your Kids about Retirement

November 13, 2015 One of the unfortunate realities surrounding retirement in the United States is that many people spend more years in the workforce than they had anticipated since they didn’t save adequately for their retirements. This post is about making sure...

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5 Credit Card Tips for International Travel

November 01, 2015 Using your credit card while traveling abroad requires planning and forethought in order to avoid high fees, fraudulent charges, and other challenges that may come your way. In this post, we’ll break down all of the strategizing into five,...

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Emergency Funds: Why You Need To Start Saving

October 27, 2015 One of the few certainties in life is that unexpected events are bound to occur, and it’s critical that you’re not caught off guard when they do. In this respect, having an emergency fund is imperative so that you don’t spiral into crippling debt...

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Top 5 Personal Finance Tips for Managing your Money

October 22, 2015 While many Americans associate financial wellbeing purely with the size of their paycheck, the reality is that having financial stability is mostly about what you do after earning your money. The difference between a consumer who is financially...

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How To Fly For Free With An Air Miles Credit Card

October 18, 2015 With the rising price of airline fuel, many Americans are finding it increasingly difficult to purchase flights or go on family vacations. Fortunately, even if you don’t have hundreds of spare dollars lying around, there are strategies you can...

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America’s Best and Worst Domestic Airlines

October 18, 2015 With the Bureau of Transportation Statistics reporting that  679 million total passengers flew on U.S. flights in the past year alone, it’s safe to say that flying has never been more popular. The good news is that not only are more...

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7 Great Part-Time Jobs For Retirees

October 17, 2015 The 21st century has brought many changes in the characteristics of those retiring.  Whereas retirement used to be seen as the time you left the work force for good, this is no longer the case. Bank of America Merrill Lynch in partnership with...

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5 Tips On How To Travel Around The World For Less

October 17, 2015 World travel is incredibly exciting, but for most people, it remains the stuff of dreams. The one thing that prevents most people from even attempting to travel is money. What if you were able to travel the world and not break the bank? Well, it...

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5 Financial Mistakes to Avoid in Your 40s

October 15, 2015 Each stage in life brings a new wave of financial responsibilities that cannot afford to be ignored. If you live your 40s the same way that you did in your 20's, with no real financial plan, then you’re bound for serious trouble ahead. Here are...

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4 Credit Mistakes to Avoid

October 13, 2015 Naturally, you want a high credit score.  However, you might not be aware of some of the mistakes you’re making that could be negatively impacting your credit.  Read on to learn about 4 common credit errors you’ll want to...

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How to Save Money during the Holidays

October 11, 2015 The holidays can drain your bank account very quickly if you're not careful. Follow these steps below to make sure your holiday is joyful and not stressful.1. Begin with a budget Instead of making a list of people for whom you plan to buy gifts...

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Will Prospective Employers Check My Credit?

October 08, 2015 If you saw your credit score tank after the recent recession, don’t worry, you’re not alone.  Many people experienced significant declines in their credit scores following the economic downturn. Still, you’re probably wondering, “Will prospective...

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How to Save Money on Groceries During the Holidays

October 06, 2015 The year is flying by so quickly, and in just a couple of months, the holidays will be here. At this time of year is when families get together and enjoy multiple holiday dinners and events. The average family spends nearly $1000 during the...

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When Should You Consult a Financial Advisor?

October 06, 2015 Just landed your dream job? Bought your first home? Had a baby? Planning for retirement? All of these scenarios can be difficult to navigate on your own, but the good news is, you don't have too. Many people believe that only rich people have...

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6 Spending Mistakes You Need To Avoid Starting Today

October 05, 2015 Learning how to manage your money is an essential financial skill that’s as important as the size of your salary. If you don’t master the art of money management, then the amount of money you earn each month is irrelevant since it will inevitably...

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