Articles on Credit Cards

Should I Rent or Should I Buy?

January 19, 2018 If you’re a millennial then you’ve given some thought about whether you want to rent or buy the next place you live in. With so much to consider it’s hard to break it all down. After all, questions like, when is a good time for me? Or, can I even...

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Your 2016 Guide To Shopping Black Friday

November 07, 2016 Black Friday is nearly upon us, and if you plan on shopping on the busiest retail day of the year then do yourself a favor and come prepared. If you’ve shopped on Black Friday in the past then you know that having an idea of what you want is...

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How To Shop Like A Millennial This Holiday Season

November 04, 2016 Holiday shopping is here, and just like in years past we’re seeing old traditions fade away and new traditions come alive. The fact that fewer people, especially Millennials, are using retail stores is certainly not breaking news. But if...

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Holiday Travel Made Easier

November 02, 2016 If you’re among the tens of millions of Americans travelling by air during the holiday season, then you’ve either bought a ticket or are sweating bullets because you’re waiting for whatever reason. There are many considerations...

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The Latest Hack: Your Air Miles

September 28, 2016 Around the world people use their credit card’s rewards programs to accumulate not millions, but billions of dollars’ worth of air miles and points every year. Chances are you’ve accumulated some of these points yourself. Even though they’re...

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How Millennials Should Approach Investing

September 16, 2016 You graduated from college, and you were just beginning your career when the bottom fell out and the Great Recession took everyone for a ride they didn’t want. It’s a fact, and it’s real, only 26% of millennials own stocks despite the fact that...

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4 Common Budget Personalities: Which are you?

July 29, 2016 Your personality impacts every aspect of your life, from where you live to who you hang out with to what you do for a living. Each and every one of us has a distinct way of doing something and budgeting is no exception. For better or worse, your...

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5 Benefits of Having a Good Credit Score

July 08, 2016 You’ve probably heard you need to have good credit, but do you know why? Good credit isn’t just about getting a credit card – it affects so much more. Your credit history can affect everything from your insurance rates to the type of house you...

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Should You Share Your Credit Card With Your Partner?

June 22, 2016 Many couples have joint bank accounts and joint loans, so also getting a joint credit card seems like a logical choice. While sharing a credit card with a partner certainly has its perks, there are also risks to carefully consider before you make...

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How To Earn Air Miles Without Traveling

May 19, 2016 Are you dreaming of a summer vacation but dreading the cost? Plane tickets are notoriously expensive, but thanks to frequent flyer miles, you can hop on a plane for practically free. And contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to actually...

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How to Handle Credit Report Errors

May 16, 2016 Everyone makes mistakes, and the credit reporting agencies are no exception. According to a 2013 Federal Trade Commission study, one in four consumer credit reports contain errors. Credit report errors can be anything from minor misses, like an...

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Financial Mistakes To Avoid In Your 30s

March 14, 2016 A few days ago we touched on the financial mistakes to avoid in your 20's, and now we want to talk about what to avoid in your 30's. In your 20's its moderately acceptable to not "have it together." There is less judgment...

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Money Saving Lessons Every Child Should Know

March 11, 2016 Financial intelligence is not something often taught in school, that is why it's so important as parents you teach your children valuable lessons about money. Money is the only currency we have, and thus life is extremely difficult if you...

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3 Financial Mistakes To Avoid In Your 20s

March 02, 2016 If I could go back in time, I’d tell my younger self three things: 1. Don’t look in the window of that pet store, 2. Put down the tweezers and 3. Stop spending money on so much stupid stuff. But since I just spent $65 on squeaky toys...

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6 Steps to Help Avoid an IRS Tax Audit

January 22, 2016 In the average year, the IRS audits approximately a million and a half American taxpayers. While this may seem like a massive number, the reality is that this represents only about 1% of those who file taxes. However, for those 1% of Americans...

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3 Key Steps for Avoiding the Tax Rush this Season

January 12, 2016 If you’re one of the millions of Americans who file their taxes frantically at the very last moment, then you should strongly consider taking a different approach this year. By avoiding the rush and taking preparatory steps to file your...

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5 Steps to Help Avoid a painful IRS Tax Audit

January 08, 2016 In the average year, the IRS audits approximately a million and a half American taxpayers. While this may seem like a massive number, the reality is that this represents only about 1% of those who file taxes. However, for those 1% of Americans...

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How To Plan A Great New Year’s Eve Party On A Budget

December 28, 2015 If you’re not planning on visiting one of the top NYE destination spots,  you should consider throwing your own NYE party.  Throwing your own party might sound expensive, but trust us, it’s a heck of a lot cheaper than paying for a fancy dinner...

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Top 5 Personal Finance New Year’s Resolutions

December 28, 2015 While it may not be most Americans’ first association with New Years, this is a perfect time to assess your financial situation and discover ways to become better off a year from now. Don’t let the holiday season pass you by without making...

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