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Why Do Credit Cards Get Declined?

There are few things in life more embarrassing than having your credit card declined. Even worse than the embarrassment is the lack of information offered by the merchant. There are actually many reasons a credit card can be declined that have nothing to do with your finances. We have outlined a few here. Technical Difficulties


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Do Credit Cards Work After Getting Wet?

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Anyone who has ever dropped their cell phone in a body of water knows how quickly this will kill the device. Electronics and water just do not mix. ..

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Is No Credit Worse Than Bad Credit?

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Many believe that “bad” and “no” credit are the same thing, but this is a myth, as both send a different message to creditors...

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Prepaid Debit Cards – How They Work and Why People Use Them

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Recent studies indicate that 23 million American adults use prepaid cards daily, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau believes the amount put..

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Special Benefits of a Prepaid Card

May 2, 2016

While anyone can obtain a prepaid card, many believe they can only be used as gifts or are only for those who cannot qualify for a credit card. Howev..