Beware These 5 Sneaky Credit Card Company Tricks
Beware These 5 Sneaky Credit Card Company Tricks

on August 21, 2019

Credit card companies love to dangle juicy offers. Learn how to sort out deals from duds.

Save on Food, Gas and More With These 3 Top Cash-Back Cards
Save on Food, Gas and More With These 3 Top Cash-Back Cards

on August 17, 2019

Get up to 6% cash back on your groceries — or grab one of these other all-around cash-back cards to stretch every dollar.

2-Minute Money Manager: Good Versus Bad Debt — What’s the Difference?
2-Minute Money Manager: Good Versus Bad Debt — What’s the Difference?

on August 12, 2019

Not all debt is a downer. In fact, some debt can make you rich. Here’s how to tell good debt from bad.

How to Tap Into Your Home Equity Fast — and When It Makes Sense
How to Tap Into Your Home Equity Fast — and When It Makes Sense

on August 8, 2019

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

How to Compute How Much House You Can Afford
How to Compute How Much House You Can Afford

on August 7, 2019

Here’s how to decide if you can afford the home you want — and what to do if you can’t.

11 Tips and Tricks That Will Keep You From Overspending
11 Tips and Tricks That Will Keep You From Overspending

on July 19, 2019

These suggestions and skills will help you avoid the temptation to overspend.

4 Cards With Awesome Balance-Transfer Deals — Up to 18 Months at 0%
4 Cards With Awesome Balance-Transfer Deals — Up to 18 Months at 0%

on July 18, 2019

These cards have some of the best offers to relieve you of high-interest balances, and they have cash-back programs to boot.

6 Steps to Help a Teenager Build Credit
6 Steps to Help a Teenager Build Credit

on July 9, 2019

Here’s the safe and sane path for parents to help teenagers become financially responsible.

7 Terrible Ways to Borrow Money
7 Terrible Ways to Borrow Money

on July 8, 2019

These types of loans may cost you more than you realize. Here’s what to watch out for — and some better alternatives.

2-Minute Money Manager: Does a Credit Card Balance Help My Credit Score?
2-Minute Money Manager: Does a Credit Card Balance Help My Credit Score?

on July 1, 2019

It seems logical: Credit card companies will reward you with a higher score if you carry a balance. But is it true?

NYC to Honolulu Round-Trip for $0, Anyone? This Card Can Make It Happen
NYC to Honolulu Round-Trip for $0, Anyone? This Card Can Make It Happen

on June 25, 2019

This card offers 60,000 points as a welcome bonus — worth $750 for flights, hotel rooms, upgrades and more through one of the most flexible rewards programs in the market.

8 Surefire Ways to Get Rid of Debt ASAP
8 Surefire Ways to Get Rid of Debt ASAP

on June 25, 2019

Here’s how to painlessly speed up debt-reduction efforts.

7 Reasons Your Credit Card Will Get Declined — and How to Avoid It
7 Reasons Your Credit Card Will Get Declined — and How to Avoid It

on June 25, 2019

Exceeding your credit limit is hardly the only reason your plastic can be rejected. Beware these lesser-known causes.

4 Smart Reasons to Get a New Credit Card
4 Smart Reasons to Get a New Credit Card

on June 22, 2019

Plastic can get us in trouble, but it can also be a valuable tool for smoothing over debt, saving money and building credit. Here are the best cards to use to meet common needs.

8 Reasons Retirees Still Need Good Credit
8 Reasons Retirees Still Need Good Credit

on June 19, 2019

Poor credit costs you money and opportunities — even during your golden years.

4 Credit Repair Company Lies — and How to Fix Your Score Without Help
4 Credit Repair Company Lies — and How to Fix Your Score Without Help

on June 18, 2019

Credit repair companies promise the sun and the moon, but they may instead be taking you for an expensive ride.

8 Types of Companies That Are Looking at Your Credit Report
8 Types of Companies That Are Looking at Your Credit Report

on June 13, 2019

Even if you’re not borrowing money, these entities can peek at your credit report.

Pay 0% on Balance Transfers Until September 2020
Pay 0% on Balance Transfers Until September 2020

on June 13, 2019

These three great offers can give you a reprieve from high-interest debt while you implement your strategy to pay off credit card balances.

2-Minute Money Manager: Do I Need an RFID-Blocking Sleeve?
2-Minute Money Manager: Do I Need an RFID-Blocking Sleeve?

on June 3, 2019

It’s called radio frequency identification (RFID) skimming: A crook electronically steals your credit card info without your knowledge. There’s protection available, for a price. Is it worth it?

10 Purchases You Should Not Put on a Credit Card
10 Purchases You Should Not Put on a Credit Card

on June 2, 2019

Credit cards offer many conveniences and protections, but sometimes it’s simply smarter to keep the plastic tucked away.

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