4 Times It’s Smart to Get a New Credit Card
4 Times It’s Smart to Get a New Credit Card

on January 23, 2020

Here are the best cards to meet common needs — balance transfers, travel rewards, establishing credit and getting cash back on purchases.

Are Credit Unions a Good Place to Get a Mortgage?
Are Credit Unions a Good Place to Get a Mortgage?

on January 20, 2020

When it comes to mortgages, most don’t consider credit unions. That could be an expensive mistake.

The 5 Top Credit Cards in 2020
The 5 Top Credit Cards in 2020

on January 16, 2020

It’s a new decade, and time to get the card that best meets your needs — whether that’s cash back, travel rewards or relief from a high-interest credit card.

The Best Card for Travel in 2020
The Best Card for Travel in 2020

on January 10, 2020

Get a 60,000-point welcome bonus — worth $750 to redeem for travel, gifts and other seasonal expenses — and more perks that will help all year long.

2 Credit Card Late Fee Amounts Increased for 2020
2 Credit Card Late Fee Amounts Increased for 2020

on January 7, 2020

These penalty thresholds could impact anyone with a credit card this year.

7 Great Tools to Help You Get Out of Debt
7 Great Tools to Help You Get Out of Debt

on January 6, 2020

These free and cheap apps and sites can help you pay down debt and achieve financial freedom.

4 Top Balance Transfer Credit Card Deals for the New Year
4 Top Balance Transfer Credit Card Deals for the New Year

on January 2, 2020

If you need relief from debt on high-interest cards, these offer 0% interest on balance transfers until March 2021 — with cash-back programs to boot.

How Do I Dispose of Chip Credit Cards?
How Do I Dispose of Chip Credit Cards?

on December 30, 2019

Destroying unused credit cards used to be easy — you just cut them up. But with today’s chip cards, is that enough?

3 Great 0% Interest Credit Cards for Ringing in 2020
3 Great 0% Interest Credit Cards for Ringing in 2020

on December 26, 2019

These cards — offering 0% on balance transfers for 15 months — will help take the sting out holiday expenditures.

9 Tips for Finding Trustworthy Debt Help You Can Afford
9 Tips for Finding Trustworthy Debt Help You Can Afford

on December 24, 2019

Resolving to go debt-free is a great way to start the new year. Get the right help with these pointers.

Resolutions 2020: Crush Your Debt in 3 Simple Steps
Resolutions 2020: Crush Your Debt in 3 Simple Steps

on December 23, 2019

Skip regret and become debt-free in the new year. It takes a little fortitude, but it’s as simple as 1-2-3.

Should I Use Savings to Pay Off My Mortgage?
Should I Use Savings to Pay Off My Mortgage?

on December 23, 2019

Which is better: Money in the bank, or a debt-free home? It depends.

8 Ways to Quit Using Credit Cards
8 Ways to Quit Using Credit Cards

on December 21, 2019

Ready to break your plastic habit? Here are eight ways to quit credit cards, or to use them more responsibly.

How Debt Affects Survivors After a Loved One Dies
How Debt Affects Survivors After a Loved One Dies

on December 2, 2019

Find out what you need to know about paying off the debt of a loved one after he or she dies.

2-Minute Money Manager: Why Did My Credit Score Drop After Paying Off Debt?
2-Minute Money Manager: Why Did My Credit Score Drop After Paying Off Debt?

on December 2, 2019

Sometimes credit scores aren’t logical. This is one of those times.

How to Get the Best Loan for Your Needs
How to Get the Best Loan for Your Needs

on November 26, 2019

Sometimes debt is unavoidable. But there are good and bad ways to get the financing you need. See which one makes sense for your situation.

2-Minute Money Manager: What Are Negative Interest Rates?
2-Minute Money Manager: What Are Negative Interest Rates?

on November 25, 2019

Imagine the bank paying you to borrow and charging you to save. Welcome to the wacky world of negative rates.

How to Get a Loan Fast by Tapping Into Your Home Equity
How to Get a Loan Fast by Tapping Into Your Home Equity

on November 23, 2019

If you’re a homeowner, you may be able to get a competitive loan for as much as $150,000 in just days.

The Best Cards for Cash Back, Travel Rewards and Small Businesses This Season
The Best Cards for Cash Back, Travel Rewards and Small Businesses This Season

on November 22, 2019

Get the perfect plastic to make the season more affordable and rewarding no matter what your spending plans.

2-Minute Money Manager: No One Will Give Me a Credit Card — Any Suggestions?
2-Minute Money Manager: No One Will Give Me a Credit Card — Any Suggestions?

on November 18, 2019

Rebuilding credit after a bankruptcy isn’t easy, but it is simple.

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