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Small Business Credit When Credit Scores are Low

A recent study released by MBO Partners provides an interesting look into the state of the American work force. Is small business credit really that difficult to secure?


Author: Roberta Sanchez | Categories: Bad Credit, Business, Financial Planning

UK Solution for Financially Prepared Young People

Kids in the UK are already ahead in the financial game – they must be financially literate before graduating high school. Why can’t the U.S. step up to the plate?


Author: Scott Townsend | Categories: Financial Planning, United Kingdom

American Express Serve Prepaid Card

Serve by American Express is on the scene; does it have what it takes to become a formidable player in the prepaid debit card industry?


Author: Brent Thomas | Categories: New Credit Cards, Prepaid

What are Kids Getting as Allowances These Days?

A lot has changed in recent years when it comes to the allowances parents give kids. And it’s the kids getting the better end of the deal.


Author: Brian Weston | Categories: Choosing Cards, Student

Banking 101: Understanding the Terminology

Many consumers aren’t exactly sure of proper “bank speak”. This week, we explore some of the more commonly used terminology.


Author: Carolyn Spiel | Categories: Banking, Credit Card Tips

How We Charged Our New House on Our Credit Card

Imagine paying off your house within a year. Here’s one family’s unconventional way of living a simpler life that’s brought peace and happiness – along with no credit card debt or mortgage.


Author: Roberta Sanchez | Categories: Uncategorized

Sticky Credit Card Problems

Life is full of financial landmines. Here are a few of the more common problems our readers experience. Recognize any?


Author: Brian Weston | Categories: Credit Card Tips

Marrying Your Finances

Are you and your spouse financially compatible? Do either of you hide money or credit card statements? This could mean trouble in marital paradise.


Author: Scott Townsend | Categories: Financial Planning

Help For Overwhelming Credit Card Debt

Many Americans find themselves overwhelmed with credit card debt. There are ways to find yourself back to rosier financial health. It requires patience and homework – but it can make a world of difference for your finances.


Author: Roberta Sanchez | Categories: Credit Card Debt, Debt Consolidation

Is a Home Equity Loan Right For You?

Thinking it might be a good time to rethink a refinance on your home? Maybe there’s some credit card debt you want to take care of? Carefully consider all of your options before you sign on the dotted line.


Author: Roberta Sanchez | Categories: Miscellaneous

Selling Debt: Celebrities and Credit Cards

Alec Baldwin and Jimmy Fallon surely carry Capital One credit cards, but do their faces in the commercials sway your decisions in terms of which financial products are best for you?


Author: Joanne Lee | Categories: Miscellaneous

Qualify for Tax Exemption on Forgiven Credit Card Debt?

You may not know, but there are ways to gain a tax exemption on old credit card debt. Here’s more information on this little known IRS rule.


Author: Carolyn Spiel | Categories: Credit Card Debt, Taxes




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