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Credit Cards Can Be a Good Thing

By Justin / a couple of months ago

Credit cards often get a bad rap. They are blamed for all the financial evils in the world it seems. If a person is deep into debt then the first order of business is usually to cut up the credit cards! While I agree that the misuse of credit cards is quite rampant, that doesn’t […]

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How Financial Institutions Use Technology to Protect Customers

By Jurgen / a few months ago

By: Amanda Atcheson is Product Marketing Manager for¬†CO-OP Financial Service In the 1980s and 1990s, credit cards were processed manually, with receipts using carbon copies for the retailer and input into a keypad later. This transitioned into a simple magnetic swipe through a keypad, with the swipe containing account information. However, while this method maximized […]

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Credit Card Debt Consolidation: A Step toward Financial Freedom

By Disha / last year

Debt seems to be a major issue in most American households whether it has got to do with credit cards, post-divorce financial issues or medical bills. The average household in the US is known to carry about $16,000. Although the debt consolidation company advertisements convince you that eliminating debt is pretty easy and it is […]

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5 Reasons To Pay Off Your Debt Today

By Disha / a couple of years ago

Do you have debt? Sadly, too many of us out there do. Debt can be a real killer though, and there are many reasons for why you should get rid of it. Below are my tips so that you can get rid of your debt today and not feel stuck because of it: 1. You’re […]

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5 Tips To Manage Your Credit Cards

By Disha / a couple of years ago

If you do not correctly manage your credit cards, then it may lead to credit card debt. Correctly manage your credit cards does not have to be hard. Below are five tips to correctly manage your credit cards. 1. Set up payment reminder. The first tip to correctly¬†manage your credit card is to set up […]

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4 Places To Stop Using Your Debit Card At

By Disha / a couple of years ago

The other day I published the article Should You Have a Debit Card Or a Credit Card? As you know, I prefer to use credit cards over debit cards. T here are just so many more positives and benefits of using a credit card. However, I do know that some people prefer to stick to […]

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Should You Have a Debit Card Or a Credit Card?

By Disha / a couple of years ago

Surprisingly, many people do not know the differences between a debit card and a credit card. I used to work in retail and I would see this all the time. I even had many people every single day who would try to pay with their ATM card (back when I worked in retail, there were […]

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5 Common Credit Myths

By Disha / 3 years ago

As a personal finance writer and a rewards credit card user, I often hear crazy credit myths from others. Many don’t fully understand how credit cards, credit, and debt work, and today I would like to share these common myths with you. 1. I make a good income so my credit score has to be […]

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Financial Topics To Discuss With Your Significant Other

By Disha / 3 years ago

The time has finally come. You have gotten serious with someone and you are about to get married or on the path to get married. When you are at this point in time, there are many financial topics that you should discuss with your loved one. I have seen many relationships that end in disaster […]

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5 Money Mistakes You May Be Making

By Disha / 3 years ago

No one is perfect. Everyone makes mistakes, but some people make more mistakes than others. The key is to learn from your mistakes so that history does not repeat itself. Here are 5 money mistakes that you may be making. 1. Going without an emergency fund. Do you have an emergency fund? These are very […]

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