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Breaking Down Credit Card Basics: What You Don’t Know May Surprise You

March 14th, 2017 · No Comments · Credit Cards

You don’t have to be a credit card novice to need a breakdown like this. As is the case with all sorts of things, it’s not uncommon to spend years doing things in a way that you could be doing better. The way you handle credit cards is no exception. Make sure you have the basics down when it comes to 1) applying for credit cards, 2) using them, and 3) getting out of credit card debt once and for all.

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Average Credit Card Debt Can Be Deceiving: Those Who Owe, Owe a Whole Lot More

January 26th, 2017 · No Comments · Credit Cards

When you hear the average credit card debt carried by U.S. consumers, it may not sound like much. But there’s just one catch. As pointed out by The Motley Fool, the same study that shows average credit card debt of $5,700 per household also cites the fact that less than 40 percent of households owe debt on credit cards. In other words, since this study includes consumers who don’t have any credit card debt, those households who do have it owe a whole lot more than $5,700.

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After-Christmas Credit Card Reset

December 26th, 2016 · No Comments · Credit Cards

Healthier eating isn’t the only lifestyle choice that tends to take a back seat during the holidays. Restrained credit card use tends to fall by the wayside in the lead up to Christmas, as we prioritize spending we cannot afford over healthy credit card practices. So instead of heading out to after-Christmas sales, why not take a step back and consider instead a credit card reset?

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