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5 Ways Seniors Can Keep Earning Money During Retirement

By: Creditcards.org Team
Given the precarious state of the national economy, many older Americans are concerned that they haven’t saved up enough money to last their entire retirement. As such, it’s never been more important for retirees to... Read More...
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Emergency Funds: Why You Need To Start Saving

By: Creditcards.org Team
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... Read More...
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Top 5 Personal Finance Tips for Managing your Money

By: Creditcards.org Team
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... Read More...
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Credit Card vs. Debit Card: Which is Safer for Online Shopping?

By: Creditcards.org Team
Online shopping is rapidly transforming the way we shop, with the latest statistics showing that the overwhelming majority of consumers—more than 69%—shop online at least once per month. When shopping online it’s... Read More...
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4 Credit Mistakes to Avoid

By: Creditcards.org Team
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... Read More...
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How to Prepare for Retirement In Your 20s, 30s, 40s and Beyond

By: Creditcards.org Team
It seems like young adults can barely graduate high school these days without experiencing the anxiety that goes along with planning for retirement. The good news is that starting early and being proactive about your... Read More...
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How To Fly For Free With An Air Miles Credit Card

By: Creditcards.org Team
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,... Read More...
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America’s Best and Worst Domestic Airlines

By: Creditcards.org Team
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... Read More...
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5 Tips On How To Travel Around The World For Less

By: Creditcards.org Team
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... Read More...
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7 Great Part-Time Jobs For Retirees

By: Creditcards.org Team
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... Read More...
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5 Financial Mistakes to Avoid in Your 40s

By: Creditcards.org Team
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... Read More...
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How to Save Money during the Holidays

By: Creditcards.org Team
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... Read More...