CreditCardsCo Blog Topic - ' Financial Planning'
How do you use your credit cards? Is it used for dinner a few nights a week or maybe to offset rising costs of living? You might want to rethink your spending habits.
The prepaid or re-loadable sector of the financial industry is the fastest growing of all financial products. Learn more about these convenient tools designed to help you manage your money.
Many credit card offers can overwhelm anyone. Decide which benefits you prefer and then select the best credit card for your needs.
Using your debit card may no longer be the convenient way to buy groceries, fuel or anything else if banks have their way and begin capping charges at $50 or $100.
Remember the settlement you made with your credit card company last year? You now must claim the amount that was written off as part of your taxable income on your tax returns.
Medical procedures are being targeted by some credit card companies. But are they a feasible payment option?
Preparing to buy a new home takes a lot of preparation. Do you know you should be doing even five years before you begin your search for a new home? Your credit card history plays a significant role.
Celebrities influence nearly every aspect of daily life, but do you really want them to influence your financial choices? Some are definitely better than others, but a healthy dose of common sense and making choices right for you is always the way to go.
This year, Americans without access to a traditional checking account now have a new – and affordable – alternative to expensive rapid refund loans. The IRS is announcing a pilot program that allows taxpayers instant access to their income tax refunds.
Now that the CARD Act is one year old, has anything changed and if so, have the changes been good or bad for consumers? You might be surprised at what we learned.
How high is too high when it comes to credit card interest rates? One company is charging nearly 80% APR – and consumers are flocking to it!
For most, a FICO score is presumed as a mysterious entity, waiting to pounce upon the aloof or uninformed. Most people remain unawares as to what their FICO grade is, or what factors are participant to its calculation. Upon reading this article, you’ll gain improved insight into the inner workings of a FICO score. And you’ll demystify that which remains with us for the remainder of our natural lives.