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Is Citi Price Rewind Worth the Effort?

Wouldn’t it be nice to know you’re always getting the best price? What if you could just go out and buy the things you need without worrying about price? Citi Price Rewind attempts to make that a reality. But does it … Continue reading

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Fastest Way to Pay down Debt

I’ll assume you’re reading this post because you’d like to become debt-free as fast as possible. Who wouldn’t? This post will tell you exactly how to do just that. But keep in mind, getting rid of debt quickly is not … Continue reading

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How to Apply for a Credit Card

Credit cards are an important tool in building your financial future. But remember, applying is the easy part. Using credit wisely is much more difficult. How Credit Cards Work A credit card is like a small loan, but you don’t … Continue reading

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Credit One Bank Platinum Visa Review

Does this card look familiar? Credit One Bank employs a very aggressive credit card marketing campaign. I first ran into them when I was applying for my first credit card. After applying for my Discover card, I received a pre-approval letter for … Continue reading

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10 Types of Unsecured Loans to Choose From

Unsecured loans are loans that aren’t attached to collateral. A lot of people like unsecured loans because they don’t have to worry about losing everything if they’re unable to pay. However, if you’re thinking of taking out an unsecured loan, … Continue reading

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When Is Costco Switching from American Express to Visa?

While most members of Costco are happy with the retailer, one frustration they often have is the fact that Costco only accepts American Express cards when it comes time to pay for everything at the checkout lane. There are ways … Continue reading

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The Disciplined Approach to Personal Finance

The whole subject of personal finance has been under the microscope in recent decades. Borrowing money has been a way of life across most of the developed world. There is nothing wrong with taking out loans that applicants are able … Continue reading

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Are Credit Cards Beating Credit Karma at Its Own Game?

Credit Karma is currently the king of free credit scores, but that crown may be in jeopardy. Major credit card companies, such as Discover, Barclaycard and First Bankcard are now offering free credit scores to their customers as part of … Continue reading

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Money Topics They Don’t Teach in High School, but Should

One of the biggest disgraces of the school system is that it often fails to teach basics that we all need for everyday life once we graduate. A prime example of this is basic personal finance. If we could get … Continue reading

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Why You Don’t Want “Coin” to Consolidate All Your Credit Cards

Chances are if you open your wallet, you will have a wide variety of credit, debit, gift and other cards tucked away inside. What if you could upload all these to a single card where you could access them all? … Continue reading

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Credit Cards, Like Alcohol, Have Benefits when Used in Moderation

I was informed by a friend today that credit cards are the worst thing ever created and that nobody should have them. I hear this tirade more often than not from those who have gotten deeply in debt from misusing … Continue reading

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Death by Debt: 25 Ways You’re Killing Your Credit

By Jason Bushey Few sectors of personal finance are as misunderstood as credit. We’ve all been passed on some semblance of how credit score works by our parents, but often those before us are as confused about their scores as … Continue reading

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Using Credit as an Emergency Fund is a Bad Idea

Not too long ago my neighbor needed a new water heater. After it was installed, we went on one of our daily walks and she moaned about the expense and hassle. “Well,” I said, “at least you covered it out … Continue reading

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10 Purchases You Should Always Make With A Credit Card

There are a lot of people who hate credit cards because of the debt that they have helped get people into through their use. On the other hand, there are others that love them due to the advantages credit cards … Continue reading

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Debt Snowball: 5 Options

For anyone trying to get out of debt, the debt snowball method has become the choice of many to tackle their debt. This shouldn’t be a surprise as it is a straightforward and easy to follow method that works. While … Continue reading

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Using Cash Means You’re A Terrorist?

I do have a credit card and I use it for a lot of my travel expenses because it provides me with a lot of advantages. I also use cash a lot just because I developed the habit when I … Continue reading

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