Articles on Credit Cards

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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10 Most Affordable Places to Retire

September 26, 2015 From sunny, tropical Florida to a historically significant city in Texas, America has plenty of cities that are quite inexpensive for retirees to settle and enjoy their golden years. Let’s take a look at the top 10 most affordable places to...

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Are Your Credit Card Rewards Worth the Fees?

September 23, 2015 Consumers with excellent credit, regularly receive credit card offers that come with impressive rewards. When these perks are suited to your spending habits and can be exploited to their full potential, you’ll be able to save drastic sums of...

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3 Legitimate Small Businesses You Can Start from Home

September 22, 2015 You’ve probably come across websites attempting to sell you on the idea of various “make money online” programs. Truthfully? Most of those either aren’t legit or will cost you an arm and a leg to be successful. That doesn’t mean there aren’t...

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Is Mobile Banking Safe?

September 22, 2015 Over the past few years, American consumers have come around to the advantages of mobile banking in record numbers. Recently, a major milestone was achieved when a majority of Americans reported that they use some form of mobile banking....

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What to Expect from Android Pay?

September 21, 2015 The time has come for Android users to finally rejoice. It has been almost a year since Apple Pay debuted, but now Google is working on its version of the mobile payment system, which is referred to as ‘Android Pay’ for now. Based on Android’s...

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Should Couples Share A Bank Account?

September 20, 2015 Thirty years ago having joint bank and credit card accounts was fairly common.  Now, couples have a different approach when it comes to the commingling of individual funds.  Recent studies show that increasingly more couples are...

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5 Tips To Protect Your Mobile Credit Card Data

September 18, 2015 These days, it seems like we are constantly hearing about identity theft and security breaches. According to an Identity Fraud Study conducted by the Javelin Strategy & Research, $16 billion was stolen from 12.7 million U.S. customers last...

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Everything you need to know about Apple Pay

September 17, 2015 Last year, Tim Cook announced a revolutionary feature that would be included in all new iPhones. Since then, it has been enhanced several times with the launch of the Apple Watch and iOS9. This feature was promised to change the way you shop...

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A Guide to Credit Card Practices around the World

September 16, 2015 For those of us that grew up in the United States, it’s pretty easy to take the ubiquity of credit cards for granted. With hundreds of millions of credit cards in circulation, Americans charged more than $4 trillion dollars on their credit...

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Smart Financial Habits to Build Wealth

September 14, 2015 We all want to live comfortably without having to worry about our personal finances, and the easiest way to do this is to look closely at our spending habits. This may sound like a chore, but the good news is, it’s really not. ...

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