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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

12.06.17
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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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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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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

11.17.17
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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,

12.05.17
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.

11.15.17
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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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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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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

10.31.17
Bank of America's Museums on Us rewards program offers free museum visits.

4 Free Credit Card Perks You May Not Realize You Have

These cards go beyond points and miles, offering you cool freebies. Credit cards are a great way to build credit and establish your financial independence.

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Take Control of Your Cards With The TSD Credit Card Tracker

Credit cards are powerful tools that can help you build, improve, and even restore your credit score (which is increasingly important in today’s economy). The

10.23.17
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5 Tips for Applying for Cards in a Post-Equifax Breach World

It’s been almost two months since Equifax announced a data breach of personal information. Since then: Millions of us have taken steps to protect our

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Earn Cash Back with the Top Holiday Toys of 2017

If you’re the type who likes to plan ahead, chances are you’re already trying to strategize how to get the best Holiday gifts at the

10.20.17
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The Double-Edged Sword of Financial Friction

The other day, I was at a home brew supply store. I had stopped in to simply buy some bottle caps with which to cap