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February 17, 2011

Paying rent on time may soon improve your credit score. For the first time, landlords have incentives to report rental payment history to credit burea...

January 26, 2011

First, it was credit cards. Soon it will be smart phone payment apps. Like cursive handwriting, paying with cash is practically obsolete due to techno...

December 16, 2010

The Federal Reserve has just announced its proposal that would limit debit card fees to a maximum of 12 cents per transaction. This is a stunning chan...

December 1, 2010

On Monday, the Kardashian prepaid debit card was abruptly pulled from the market by the issuer due to poor sales, negative publicity and high fees. Bu...

October 13, 2010

If you are tight on your checking account balance, you may want to think twice about using your debit card for certain purchases. After a debit card i...

September 13, 2010

Navigator. News source. Meal planner. Camera. Meteorologist. Smartphones can be customized to do almost anything except vacuum the floor and pay for p...

August 2, 2010 offers a free Fico Score Estimator that gives you a range prediction of what your credit score could be. This is a helpful and quick surv...

January 26, 2010

Balance transfers have been popular among credit cardholders for a number of years. More consumers are now considering a balance transfer due to the r...

November 12, 2009

Many credit card consumers have been hit with interest rate increases in 2009 that have more than doubled their rates. A tremendous number of fee and ...

September 16, 2009

The death of a spouse is one of life’s most difficult times. It becomes even more difficult if the surviving spouse is not fully prepared to handle ...

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