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August 22, 2011

After the financial crisis in 2008, banks tightened lending to small businesses to cut their financial risk. But many businesses still need a line of ...

August 3, 2011

As the costs of flying continue to climb, buying airline tickets with reward points can save a lot of money. But there are many cards that offer airli...

July 28, 2011

Does your credit card offer trip cancellation insurance or roadside assistance? Does it cover auto rentals or lost luggage? It depends on your type of...

July 27, 2011

Congress and President Obama have not reached a compromise on the debt ceiling, so the political drama continues. If the politicians can’t reach an ...

July 22, 2011

Credit cardholders now have a place to file a complaint against their credit card issuer. The brand new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) i...

July 5, 2011

Despite studies that report monthly drops in credit card usage and defaults, some Americans are having difficulty paying off excess debt even as the e...

June 13, 2011

This summer, millions of college graduates are transitioning into life as an independent adult. Even though many have longed for this freedom since th...

May 24, 2011

When you have a problem with your credit card issuer, it is hard to find someone who can help, or sometimes, even listen. It is frustrating at best, a...

May 11, 2011

Tips on Protecting Your Online Identity If you aren’t concerned about someone stealing your online data, you should be. If you have internet access,...

April 25, 2011

Last week, Standard & Poor’s lowered its outlook on the United States long-term credit rating from stable to negative. This was seen as a warnin...

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