Articles on Credit Cards

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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What To Do Once Your Identity Has Been Stolen

September 02, 2015

According to recent statistics from Transunion, approximately 9.9 Million people fall prey to identity theft every year. Even more concerning for consumers everywhere is that this is the fastest growing crime in America.The theft or misuse of a…

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5 Ways You Can Start Paying Off Debt Today

August 17, 2015

Living with a lot of debt can feel like a mountain you'll never be able to surmount. If you have personal, medical or student debt and you’re serious about getting it paid down or off completely, check out these 7 easy tips…

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6 Life Events Which Can Affect Your Credit Score

August 14, 2015

As one of the most important factors that lenders take into account, your credit score has tremendous implications on your ability to gain access to auto loans, credit cards, and mortgages. It’s imperative to closely monitor your credit…

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Will Not Using Your Credit Card Hurt You?

August 14, 2015

Avoiding swiping your credit card might seem like it would be the financially savvy thing to do, but in reality, there could be potential disadvantages to not using it. While, in the past, Americans were fairly quick to pull out their credit…

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6 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

August 13, 2015

When your credit score has taken a dive, no need to fret, as there are various ways you can get that score back up to good and excellent.  We understand your desire to improve your credit score, so here are the top 6 ways you can do so…

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What Is A Prepaid Credit Card?

July 27, 2015

With all of the credit card offers you may be seeing on TV and in your mailbox, you have likely heard of prepaid credit cards before.  Do you know what they are, why you might want one, or how to get the most out of their use?What is a…

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Are Cash Advances Worth It?

July 21, 2015

Cash advances might seem like a great idea when you need money right now, but their true price won't hit home until after your visit to the ATM. Let's take a look at what to expect once the dollar bills start flowing.Related: How To Avoid…

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Are Hotel Rewards Better Than Airline Rewards?

July 21, 2015

Free nights or free flights? What’s best for you?Major airlines pioneered the concept of rewards travel but, in many ways and for many travelers, the big hotel chains are now flying high in popularity.Which credit cards and which awards…

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