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4 Things You Didn’t Know Depend On Your Credit Score

For most people, their credit score is simply related to their credit card limits and interest rates. However, your score affects more than your ability to obtain and use credit cards. In fact, your credit score can affect your ability to rent a car or lease an apartment, among other things. While it may seem unfair to be


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5 Ways Your Credit Score Can Drop (And What You Can Do To Recover)

March 14, 2017

It may be odd to think of your credit score as an asset, but that is exactly what it is. If you have a high credit score, you can rent an apartment or..

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Why Are EMV Transactions So Slow?

March 7, 2017

Human beings could not accurately measure the second until the late 16th Century, but today, society has learned to move at such a fast pace that stan..

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Do Balance Transfers Hurt Your Credit Score?

March 2, 2017

You may have received an offer for a 0% APR on balance transfers, and you may be tempted to sign up for it. After all, 0% APR will allow you to save m..

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Credit Card Tips for Beginners

February 27, 2017

The first step you take towards building a credit history could be taken when you get your first credit card. When you use a credit card responsibly, ..

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Selecting The Right Credit Card For Your Credit Profile

February 23, 2017

When you are on the hunt for a new credit card, finding the best card for your credit profile can be one of your most important considerations. If you..

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7 Ways To Get A Credit Card With Bad Credit

February 20, 2017

If your credit score is lackluster, you know how difficult it can be to get a credit card. People get into dire financial situations for many reasons..

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What Happens When I Cancel a Credit Card?

February 17, 2017

If you feel as if you have too many credit cards, you may be tempted to cancel the cards you are not actively using. While this is a good way to minim..

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Handling Credit Card Debt After the Death of a Spouse

February 15, 2017

When someone dies, their surviving spouse may face more than loneliness and grief. If the partner left behind debt on a credit card, the surviving spo..

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Reduce Credit Card Debt with Micropayments

February 13, 2017

Though the holidays are behind us, many Americans are still paying for purchases made with their credit cards. To avoid costly interest charges, cardh..

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Dealing with Credit Card Debt Collectors

February 10, 2017

If you get behind on the payments on your credit card, it is possible their card issuer may take them to court to collect the outstanding balance. Sin..