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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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Common Mistakes for First-Time Credit Card Customers

November 14, 2016

Receiving a credit card is a major first step in your financial life, but it can also take you down a road of debt if you do not use your card respons..

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What Affects Your Credit Score?

November 3, 2016

Knowing what factors affect your credit score is a bit like knowing what questions will be on an important exam. If you know what will be asked, you w..

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How Long Does It Take to Receive a New Credit Card?

October 27, 2016

Being without a credit card can be a major hassle, so it can be stressful waiting to receive a new or replacement card in the mail. Exactly how long ..

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Should We Get a Joint Credit Card?

October 14, 2016

When you get married, most things become a “joint” effort. You likely live together, share possessions and may even raise children togethe..

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Credit Score vs. Credit Report – Which Is More Important?

October 4, 2016

Gaining a clear understanding about credit scores and credit reports can be difficult, and this lack of clarity is not accidental. The companies that..

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What Is The Difference Between Credit Cards And Debit Cards?

September 19, 2016

At a glance, debit and credit cards look exactly the same. They both have the identical number of digits, are the same size, carry the same identifyin..

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Which Credit Cards Help Authorized Users Build Credit?

September 9, 2016

If you are trying to build or rebuild your credit, obtaining a credit card can be the best way to increase your score. However, if you do not have a s..

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How Can I Improve My Credit?

September 2, 2016

In a finance-driven world, having a low credit score can really hurt you, especially if you are in the market for a home, car or credit card. The good..

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How to Maximize Credit Card Benefits

August 23, 2016

Many credit cards offer some very attractive rewards. The challenge is knowing how to get the most out of your credit card rewards program. Making jus..

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What To Look For In A Secured Credit Card

August 11, 2016

Without a line of credit, it is impossible to build or rebuild your credit. Checking accounts and debit cards will not help because a financial inst..