Articles on Credit Cards

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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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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