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How To Get A Credit Card After Bankruptcy


So you’ve made the decision to go ahead and declare bankruptcy, but all is not lost for you. In the future, you may find yourself even happy with your choice. But now you are left wondering:  how am I ever going to get a credit card again? The director of the market research firm Synovate, […] Continue reading

How To Manage Credit Card Debt


If you are one of the many Americans who find themselves drowning in credit card debt these days, the following are a few suggestions of the best approaches to take while paying it down. Meeting the Minimum is Not Enough Bad habits are hard to break, and cultivating the habit of just making the minimum… Continue reading

‘Gold’ and ‘Platinum’ Cards are Not Worth It


Watch out! Everything that glitters isn`t gold. This rule applies to your credit cards as well. Be wary of credit card issuers and advertisements that promise to improve your credit score with a “gold” or “platinum” credit card. Credit card issuers use this tactic to entice consumers, but these credit cards… Continue reading

Three Things To Keep In Mind When Paying Debt


So you want to dig yourself out of debt – good for you! Here are a few things to keep in mind while doing so. While some may seem like no-brainers, sometimes the simplest things are the easiest ones to forget. Be Realistic When Repaying While it’s crucial to pay more than just the minimum […] Continue reading

3 Questions to Ask Before Taking Out A Loan


Taking out loans is an all too familiar part of life for the American consumer. It can be a pretty scary experience if you aren’t sure of all the rules and regulations associated with it. You can familiarize yourself with this by reading through the fine print, as always. Because the fine print is always… Continue reading

All You Need To Know About Pre-Paid Cards


Prepaid credit cards are not exclusive, and in fact almost anyone can get one. They’re a good money manager for young children,as well as a last resort for adults who may not have a bank account or good credit. Keep in mind that these cards carry an impressive list of fees, and pages upon pages […] Continue reading

Choosing The Right College Credit Card


College is a pretty big and expensive ordeal. The average college student has $3,173 in debt, according to a 2009 study by Sallie Mae, and eighty-four percent of college students have at least one credit card.If all goes as planned, you expect to go to class daily, meet up with friends, and finish with a… Continue reading

Getting Ready For College, and Credit


Everything else seems to get out of hand in college — your credit card debt is the last thing that you should be worried about. Yet, a credit card can prove helpful during college. It’s just that you have to be careful and monitor your accounts, money and credit. Whether you’re beginning college or this… Continue reading

Alternatives to Prepaid Cards


Prepaid credit cards allow the consumer to make credit card like purchases without having an actual credit card. These prepaid cards are perfect for young children as well as adults who for whatever reason does not have a bank account or doesn`t have good credit.Prepaid credit cards are not exclusive, and in… Continue reading

Bouncing Back After Bankruptcy


If you find yourself strapped against a wall — inundated with credit and low on cash resources, bankruptcy may be a feasible option for you. Bankruptcy gives you the opportunity to press ‘restart’ on your finances and make better financial decisions on your next go around. According to the latest report by… Continue reading

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