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4 major risks of debt consolidation and how to avoid them

December 5, 2016

Debt consolidation can be either a useful tool or a costly mistake, so it helps to understand your goals and how to pursue them.

How to responsibly handle easier access to credit cards

April 29, 2016

Easing credit standards mean consumers have to take responsibility for not overusing access to credit.

10 things to know to maximize credit card rewards

April 8, 2016

Get the most out of credit card reward programs by knowing the best ways to use your cards.

9 questions to ask before taking on debt

April 24, 2015

Borrowing money can be too easy at times, but asking some challenging questions can help you stop it from becoming too much of a habit.

6 financial moves to prevent sleepless nights

August 18, 2014

Financial worries are a common source of nighttime anxiety, but these problems are best addressed in the light of day.

7 drawbacks of refinancing your debt

August 11, 2014

Refinancing your credit card or student loan debt can be a wise move -- unless one of these downsides sours the deal.

5 times you shouldn't listen to your bank

April 12, 2013

Understanding how banks make money from you can help you know when it's best to ignore their advice.

7 teachable moments for financial literacy

March 18, 2013

Financial literacy is often a neglected aspect of education, but there are several opportunities in everyday life to share your knowledge with your kids

The age of credit card bliss

September 18, 2012

After three consecutive years of increases, customer satisfaction with credit cards has risen to a six-year high.

7 financial lies people tell their spouses

January 13, 2012

Are you guilty of telling any of these common financial lies to your spouse? Read why they can undermine your marriage.

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