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It is often smart to have credit cards in your wallet in case of emergencies. However, there are more useful ways to utilize credit cards. If you know what they are, you can develop a solid strategy for making them work for you, saving you hundreds of dollars in the process.

Published April 11, 2010

Gift cards are not just appropriate for occasions that require you to give presents to others. You can, in fact, use them for yourself, saving money on a variety of products and services both on and off line. This is because many companies discount their gift cards to incentivize you to shop.

Published March 19, 2010

We have highlighted some of the most important features that LifeLock has to offer in the current market. It will give you a clear idea and broad perspective of why LifeLock is a popular buy for many in the United States.

Published March 10, 2010

Trying to lower your debt can be difficult when money is tight, especially in an unstable economy like this one. However, you can take advantage of many offers that provide credit card consolidation through balance transfer, which can help to improve your credit score or lower your payments or interest rate.

Published February 23, 2010

Credit cards issued to small business owners generally will offer a wide range of benefits more often than not coming at no extra cost. These benefits vary per card and sometimes per card issuer. American Express for example, operates a 'Business Savings Program' for its small business credit cards.

Published January 27, 2010

Choosing the right business credit card is important for many reasons. First its business and the wrong credit card can lead to a collapse or contribute towards it. Secondly, ...

Published December 18, 2009

A lot of us even go as far as switching to a new credit card after just a glance at what appears to be fantastic features and an even better interest rate compared to the one we already hold.

Published November 17, 2009

Online transactions have a downside of being intercepted by expert hackers. Whether the information intercepted is useful to the collector becomes another issue. A lot of consumers do not make use of opportunities to shun away from revealing their personal details to fraudulent persons since they don't know how to.

Published October 23, 2009

It often occurs that credit cardholders would want lower interest rates on their cards. The reasons for this usually centers on ones inability to pay debt in full....

Published October 7, 2009

Surveys show that the average American will not dispute credit card charges unless they amount to substantial sums. Contacting your creditor to dispute a credit card charge is not only your right but something you should do.

Published September 22, 2009

A charge card is basically a credit card requiring you to pay in full the balance at the end of each month or billing period. Most people use the phrases "charge card" and "credit card" interchangeably and are often unaware of the characteristic differences between a charge card and credit card.

Published August 30, 2009

A financial crisis is a period wherein business owners are seen at their best. The innovative ones try to improve their skills and wade through the crisis anyway possible, but others will only resign. The class of business owners you belong to will determine if your business survives at the end of the crisis or not.

Published August 7, 2009

Grace periods are a period created to give enough time for borrowers to pay up their monthly quotas. These periods are calculated in different ways based on the preferences of each lender. For the average consumer, there's little to understand in the difficult understand lingua sometimes making up card agreements.

Published July 22, 2009

The benefit of a travel rewards card is best enjoyed by card members who travel frequently. Picking the right credit card offering a truly rewarding travel rewards program means each member has an opportunity to save dollars on travel expenses year in year out.

Published July 22, 2009

Identity theft has become a real threat to the security of Americans of any age, social status and creditworthiness. Without taking the proper precautions to protect your identity, it is not a matter of if your identity will ever be stolen; it's a matter of when it will be stolen. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to significantly reduce your chance of falling victim to identity theft. This article points out 5 key steps you want to make sure to follow.

Published May 14, 2009

Teen prepaid cards are fast becoming a preferred medium for budget conscious parents who'd like a more convenient means of disbursing funds to their teens. The easiness of getting one is also partially responsible for this popularity. Even as prepaid cards come with unique benefits, they also have some risks all which are exposed in full reading.

Published March 17, 2009

Plastic card users within the U.S. are yet to feel a profound impact on the use of different card networks as both networks are usually accepted everywhere either one is. This may be different in other countries where either Visa or MasterCard have been able to build a monopoly. In the end, there's a general consensus that the card network isn't nearly as important as loads of other factors determining the cost of maintaining the card.

Published February 20, 2009

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