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Should You Accept a Settlement for Credit Card Debt
Debt settlement programs might not be the best option for consumers with credit card debt. FCC has some recommendations.
Charge it! – Paying Your Taxes
The IRS accepts credit cards as payment options for your tax bill, but should you charge it to satisfy Uncle Sam?
Double Duty Credit Cards
Don’t fill up the landfills with those expired credit cards. Here are several great options that let you do good for the environment.
Can You Deduct Credit Card Interest?
Brush up on the tax laws as we prepare for tax season. Learn more about credit card interest and what’s deductible.
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.
Credit Card Advice From Credit Counselors
Here are some tips and advice from three credit counselors. Healthy discipline is key for a solid financial game plan.
Sticky Credit Card Problems
Life is full of financial landmines. Here are a few of the more common problems our readers experience. Recognize any?
Summer Credit Cards
Finally – the warm summer months are upon us. Ready for vacation? Check out these credit card offers before you book your hotel or flights.
Thieving and Skimming: Protect Your Credit Cards
You might be surprised to learn just how easy it is to skim your credit card or bank information from gas pumps and other places you swipe. Here’s how to protect yourself.
Sweeten Valentine’s Day by Using Your Credit Card
Discover, Chase and all the other credit card companies are offering up sugary-sweet savings for Valentine’s Day. And the best part? If you’re unattached, you can overindulge in all that wonderful chocolate yourself and don’t forget to send yourself a nice bouquet of roses!
No Need to “Chase” Credit Card Offers – “Discover” These
Chase and Discover are known for their great credit card offers, including impressive 0% APR offers and no annual fees.
Comparing Prepaid Card Offers
The prepaid debit and credit card sector remains hot. Many like the absence of APRs and late fees. The trick is finding one with low fees.