Credit Cards Archive

6 Financial Moves For Restful Sleep

August 14, 2018

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

Taking on Debt? Ask These Questions First

June 15, 2018

Getting into debt can be too easy at times, but asking some challenging questions can help you avoid taking on debt that isn't worthwhile.

Is Debt Consolidation a Good Option?

June 14, 2018

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

Using Zero Percent Credit Cards to Pay Student Loans

May 18, 2018

Transferring student loan balances to zero percent credit cards is not as straightforward as it may look; see what you should know before trying this strategy.

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.

Refinance Personal Debt: Understand Pitfalls

August 12, 2014

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

When You Shouldn't Follow Your Bank's Advice

April 12, 2013

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

Great Moments to Teach Kids About Finance and Banking

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

How to Have a Terrible Black Friday

November 1, 2012

Unless your wish list includes an expensive and frustrating shopping experience, avoid these 10 steps at all costs.

The age of credit card bliss

7 financial lies people tell their spouses

Apply for credit with the banks offering the best fraud protection

Mobile credit card readers: Good for small business but questions raised about security

4 credit card trends that can save you money

5 tips for keeping credit card balances low

Pre-approved credit card offers: 5 things to know about turning down the junk mail tap

5 situations where you should use your credit card instead of cash or debit

How to protect your credit card online

10 Red Flags for Credit Card Trouble

How a Split Credit Report Can Hurt Your Score

Online Shopping: Safer with Disposable Credit Card Numbers