Credit Card Knowledge Center

9 questions to ask before taking on debt

Richard Barrington
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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.

Should You Consolidate Your Credit Card Debt?

Richard Barrington
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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 off student loans

Richard Barrington
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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

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

10 things to know to maximize credit card rewards

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

Debt refinancing loans

Richard Barrington
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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

Richard Barrington
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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

Richard Barrington
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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

Maryalene LaPonsie
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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

Richard Barrington
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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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