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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...
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The Latest Hack: Your Air Miles

By: Creditcards.org Team
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... Read More...
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Holiday Travel Made Easier

By: Creditcards.org Team
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... Read More...
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How To Shop Like A Millennial This Holiday Season

By: Creditcards.org Team
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... Read More...
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Will Prospective Employers Check My Credit?

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