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8 Tips to Keep Your Credit Card Information Safe When Shopping Online

8 Tips to Keep Your Credit Card Information Safe When Shopping Online

Tweet How to Keep Your Credit Card Safe Online Using your credit card to buy something online has become an almost daily habit for most people, and it’s especially popular around the holidays. Even so, there are many people who are still uncomfortable with submitting their credit card information online. Their fears aren’t completely unfounded. […]

Use a Credit Card Responsibly to Earn Rewards While Shopping

Use a Credit Card Responsibly to Earn Rewards While Shopping

Tweet Credit cards get a bad rap, although it is justified. Credit cards can pose a danger to your personal finances if you use them irresponsibly. Unfortunately, this is all too easy to do and it’s why credit card debt is such a problem in this country. Just making a few purchases and forgetting to […]

Managing Your Credit Responsibly for Financial Gain

Managing Your Credit Responsibly for Financial Gain

Tweet Many people know at least a few people who have struggled with their finances over the years. It may have occurred to you to simply forgo credit cards and loans altogether so that you aren’t tempted to fall into the same trouble. While this may be a noble goal, it may not be the […]

The True Cost of Credit Cards

The True Cost of Credit Cards

Tweet Since their introduction in the 1920s, credit cards have been both a blessing and a curse. For those who know how to use them wisely, these little plastic cards can be valuable financial tools, but for those who do not understand the true, hidden cost behind credit card usage, debt can soon destroy financial […]

The Ultimate Guide to Credit Card Concierge Services

The Ultimate Guide to Credit Card Concierge Services

Tweet Have you ever wanted someone else to take over some of your more complicated responsibilities? Long gone are the days when you would have a butler to take care of everyday needs. Nowadays, if you have certain credit cards, you can simply call your credit card company and have them do quite a variety […]

Best Credit Cards to Use During the Holiday Shopping Season

Best Credit Cards to Use During the Holiday Shopping Season

Tweet The holiday season is a source of financial stress for many households. As gifts for kids and adults become increasingly tech oriented, the price tags on the season’s hottest and most popular gifts only continue to rise, putting greater strain on already tight budgets. While turning to credit cards to make holiday purchases isn’t […]

10 Mistakes That Hurt your Credit Score

10 Mistakes That Hurt your Credit Score

Tweet We all worry about keeping a good credit score, but how many of us actually go out of our way to protect our score and avoid certain decisions that could negatively affect it?  During our lives we will face numerous financial decisions that could impact our credit score. Don’t know which actions to watch […]

Citi Diamond Preferred Card – 0% APR

Citi Diamond Preferred Card – 0% APR

Tweet The Citi Diamond Preferred Rewards MasterCard features a straightforward rewards program. Every dollar you spend earns you one point in Citi’s ThankYou Network. ThankYou rewards points can be redeemed on Expedia flights, hotels and travel packages. Citi Diamond Preferred Rewards MasterCard holders looking for benefits beyond travel can redeem points for retail merchandise and […]

Blue Sky from American Express® Review

Blue Sky from American Express® Review

Tweet Reward credit cards are nothing new, and American Express has been offering great rewards cards for years. But there is one card out there that just might be a little better than what you’re used to. A lot of people think of travel cards simply as something for a frequent flyer or business travelers, but […]

Best Credit Cards for College Students

Best Credit Cards for College Students

Tweet When it comes to college, most experts tend to steer students away from credit cards. That’s because credit cards, when used improperly, can create a financial nightmare for young adults. Careless spending and little to no income may be a recipe for disaster, but so is graduating college and setting out on your own […]