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This Often Overlooked Credit Card Perk Could Save You Money This Holiday Season

What happens when you find a purchased item for a lower price later? With some credit cards, you may receive a refund thanks to free

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Uber Visa Card Review: Up to 4% Back and No Annual Fee

If you’re looking for a new cash-back card that offers more bang for your buck than other cards on the market, you should check out

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Card Skimmer Scams Are on the Rise – Here’s How to Avoid Them

Card skimming is a devious, clever, and increasingly common form of criminal activity. The latest data from FICO showed a 70% rise in the amount of credit

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Can I Hack My Credit Score by Overpaying My Credit Card?

When it comes to your credit scores, you’ll find no shortage of advice or alleged strategies on the best way to max out your numbers

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Best Prepaid Debit Cards of 2017

While prepaid cards were once a last resort for those who couldn’t qualify for a traditional bank account, new features have moved some of the best

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Some credit card rewards programs are great for hobbies, including books.

Rewards for Recreation: Cards That Match Your Hobbies

Plenty of credit cards have rewards programs that can help you indulge your hobbies and pastimes while saving some money in the bargain.

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How a Home Equity Line Impacts Your Credit Score

Are you considering applying for a home equity line of credit? Home equity lines of credit, commonly referred to as HELOCs, represent an attractive type

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Which Debts Should I Pay Off First to Raise My Credit Score?

There’s no doubt that any progress toward eliminating your debts is a smart move, both for your credit reports and your wallet. However, it’s even smarter to

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6 Cyber Monday Shopping Tricks

Cyber Monday deals are a great way to do your holiday shopping, and these six tricks will save you even more money!

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Last-Minute Rewards Cards to Snag for Holiday Spending

With the holiday shopping season ready to wreak havoc on your budget, it’s only natural to look for new or different ways to save. Chances are,

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Make a credit card strategy for your holiday shopping.

Credit Card Tips to Help Shoppers Celebrate the Holidays Frugally

The right credit card strategy can earn you hundreds in cash back rewards while shopping for gifts this holiday season.

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Take Our Credit Card Rewards Quiz

What’s the difference between points, miles, and cash back? Take our credit card rewards quiz and see which type of program suits you best.

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Other Big Data Hacks That Nobody’s Talking About

There’s no denying the fact that data breaches are only becoming more and more common. Target, Anthem, Sony PlayStation, and most recently Equifax have all

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Best Low-Interest Cards of 2017

If you’re struggling with some credit card debt or need to make a large purchase, a low-interest credit card with 0% APR for up to

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Money Mindsets to Help You Get Out of Debt

The formula for getting out of debt isn’t rocket science, right? Cut your discretionary spending, throw your newfound cash toward your debts, and slowly whittle your

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The Best Payday Loan Alternatives of 2017

It doesn’t matter your financial situation: There’s almost always a better alternative to taking out a payday loan. So, if you’re facing an emergency and

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An In-Depth Guide to Financial Emergency Preparedness

Organize and manage your finances before and after a natural disaster. You can never be 100% sure of just when a natural disaster will strike,

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The Dangers of Being Over-Leveraged

It’s not always easy to manage your money — you know this. When life becomes complicated with issues such as job loss, illness, a reduction in