All articles tagged: “Credit Cards” (Page: 3)

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How to Explain Your Bad Credit to Your Family

How to Explain Your Bad Credit to Your Family

If you find yourself with bad credit and are uncertain what to do about it, the last thing you probably want to do... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 10/24/14

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Wallaby: 2014’s Best App for Maximizing Your Credit Card Rewards

Wallaby: 2014’s Best App for Maximizing Your Credit Card Rewards

In a nutshell — Wallaby is an easy-to-use app that analyzes your credit cards’ rewards and recommends the best card... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 8/22/14

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7 Defining Moments in Credit Card History

7 Defining Moments in Credit Card History

For anyone born in the last half-century, credit cards are as much a part of modern life as refrigerators,... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 7/28/14

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4 Pros & Cons to Cosigning Your Kid’s Credit Card

4 Pros & Cons to Cosigning Your Kid’s Credit Card

Credit cards are wonderful tools when used properly. In the wrong hands, however, they can be quite destructive,... read more »

Stefanie O'Connell

By: Stefanie O'Connell • 5/22/14

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How Chip-and-PIN Cards Will Change Your Financial Security Forever

How Chip-and-PIN Cards Will Change Your Financial Security Forever

Your credit cards will change dramatically by October 2015 — and for the good. Because of the recent run of credit... read more »

BadCredit.org Staff

By: BadCredit.org Staff • 5/7/14

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4 Ways to Justify Giving Your Kid a Credit Card

4 Ways to Justify Giving Your Kid a Credit Card

Unsurprisingly, young people, particularly college students, are not great credit users. Graduating college with a... read more »

Stefanie O'Connell

By: Stefanie O'Connell • 4/21/14

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Pew: Consumers Use Prepaid Credit Cards as Budgeting Technique

Pew: Consumers Use Prepaid Credit Cards as Budgeting Technique

Recent growth in the use of prepaid credit cards may be fueled by consumers looking to change bad spending habits.... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 4/14/14

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Can You Live Without a Credit Card?

Can You Live Without a Credit Card?

A few years ago, my boyfriend and I were trying to rent a car for a day trip. I was under 25 and we didn’t want to... read more »

Stefanie O'Connell

By: Stefanie O'Connell • 4/1/14

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How to Dispute Credit Card Charges

How to Dispute Credit Card Charges

Unfortunately, mistaken credit card charges are all too common. From basic math errors and double-billing, to... read more »

Stefanie O'Connell

By: Stefanie O'Connell • 3/28/14

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What are You Willing to Charge?

What are You Willing to Charge?

Sometimes, despite our best efforts to plan, save and budget, expenses arise that we don’t have the funds to cover... read more »

Stefanie O'Connell

By: Stefanie O'Connell • 3/28/14

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37% of Businesses Use Personal Credit Cards for Financing

37% of Businesses Use Personal Credit Cards for Financing

In a recent study of small- to medium-sized businesses, it was found many business owners use their personal credit... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 3/27/14

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Prepaid Credit Card Use Has Doubled Since 2009

Prepaid Credit Card Use Has Doubled Since 2009

A study released recently by the Pew Charitable Trusts showed U.S. consumers are using prepaid credit cards more... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 3/20/14

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The Pros of Credit Card Use

The Pros of Credit Card Use

Credit cards can get you into serious trouble if you don’t use them responsibly. Spiraling into thousands of... read more »

Stefanie O'Connell

By: Stefanie O'Connell • 3/19/14

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If I’ve Never Had Credit, Can I Get a Credit Card?

If I’ve Never Had Credit, Can I Get a Credit Card?

As the old saying goes, you have to have money to make money. The same thing can also be said for credit. If you... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 3/10/14

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Is Credit Card Customization a Good Idea?

Is Credit Card Customization a Good Idea?

Customized credit cards can be a great way to express yourself and share your personal interests, but they also... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 3/1/14

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Credit Card Spending to Increase by 8% This Year

Credit Card Spending to Increase by 8% This Year

The numbers are in and this year’s holiday retail spending increase was pretty decent after all. The expectation... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 2/13/14

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What are Grey Charges?

What are Grey Charges?

According to experts, American consumers are being charged more than $14 billion per year on card purchases they... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 1/29/14

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Google Wallet: What It Means for Your Cards

Google Wallet: What It Means for Your Cards

With all the areas of our lives that Google touches, it was only a matter of time before they started touching our... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 1/27/14

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Denied a Credit Card? How Long You Should Wait to Apply Again

Denied a Credit Card? How Long You Should Wait to Apply Again

If you’ve recently been turned down on a credit card application, you may be feeling a little hopeless. Don’t... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 1/23/14

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Should Your Company Consider a Business Credit Card?

Should Your Company Consider a Business Credit Card?

Businesses, once they reach a certain point in their growth, often consider getting business credit cards for their... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 1/22/14

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CARD Act Saved Credit Card Holders $20 Billion

CARD Act Saved Credit Card Holders $20 Billion

The Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure, or CARD Act, was ratified by Congress and signed into... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 1/13/14

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Can You Build Credit Without Using Credit Cards?

Can You Build Credit Without Using Credit Cards?

If you are working to build credit or repair your credit score, you may realize how difficult it can be without a... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 1/13/14

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3 Ways to Ask for a Credit Limit Increase

3 Ways to Ask for a Credit Limit Increase

 A higher limit on your credit cards can be a big convenience. First of all, having more credit means you’d able to... read more »

David Andrew

By: David Andrew • 1/8/14

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Is This the Future of Credit Card Transactions?

Is This the Future of Credit Card Transactions?

If you made a purchase using a credit or even a debit card lately, chances are you have seen the latest gadget in... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 12/28/13

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The Most Underused Credit Card Perk This Holiday Season

The Most Underused Credit Card Perk This Holiday Season

With holiday shopping hitting the final stretch, credit cards everywhere are sizzling. But are you getting the most... read more »

Mike Randall

By: Mike Randall • 12/24/13