CreditCardsCo Blog Topic - ' Financial Planning'

10 Credit Card Mistakes Most People Make

While credit cards can be a useful and necessary tool for getting what you want in the United States, they are also the bane of many peoples’ financial success and failure. There are many pitfalls that you need to look for, but…

Author: Roberta Sanchez | Categories: Credit Card Tips, Financial Planning

Credit Cards for Bad Credit

Everything you Need to Know About Credit Cards for Bad Credit. Credit cards for bad credit are an excellent way to improve your overall credit rating.

Author: Brent Thomas | Categories: Bad Credit, Choosing Cards, Financial Planning

Recent Credit Laws Affect Teens

The article you’re about to read is designed to inform readers about credit cards that have an amount of money already added to them. We’ll examine the new C.A.R.D. Act that passed last year and has recently been set into motion…

Author: Joanne Lee | Categories: Choosing Cards, Credit Card Reform, Financial Planning

How to Win a Credit Card Dispute

When you have a dispute with a credit card company or issuer, you need to ensure that you handle the dispute correctly in order to gain leverage over the issue you are having and the situation that you are in. You may or may not decide to pay your debts if there is an error on your monthly bill.

Author: Carolyn Spiel | Categories: Credit Card Tips, Financial Planning

Shutting Down a Credit Line Can Damage Your Score

If your credit card company tries to stick you with extra charges, your first instinct may be to close out your account. This isn’t always the best idea. Continue reading to find out how shutting down your card could end up hurting your FICO score.

Author: Roberta Sanchez | Categories: Credit Card Basics, Financial Planning, Report & Score

WTDirect $500* Cash Bonus – Discontinued

For every $10,000 deposited to WTDirect savings account, you will receive a $100 bonus, up to a maximum of $500. WT Direct has never offered such a higher cash bonus. Get the bonus and enjoy your savings! (Note: Offer Discontinued.)

Author: Joanne Lee | Categories: Banking, Financial Planning, Special Offers

Understanding Credit Cards

There are many things that you might not know about your credit card that could end up costing you hundreds of dollars. Credit card companies are very good at creating products that provide a legitimate, beneficial service to you while at the same time maximizing their profits. If you understand their systems, you can save money in the end.

Author: Brian Weston | Categories: Credit Card Basics, Financial Planning

Has LifeLock Matched Up to Its Expectations?

There has been a lot of talk about whether or not LifeLock is really a worthwhile option. With there being many other organizations that offer identity theft protection, what makes LifeLock worth choosing rather than any other company? We will take a look at these reasons in much more detail.

Author: Roberta Sanchez | Categories: Banking, Financial Planning, ID Protection

Card’s fixed rate APR changes to variable? What to do?

In recent times, a number of credit card companies have hiked up interest rates, have changes interest charges from fixed to variable or done both. During such periods of economic hardship to the common man, this makes it much more difficult for people barely managing to stay current with monthly payments.

Author: Scott Townsend | Categories: Banking, Credit Card Tips, Financial Planning

Reducing Credit Card Debt in the New Year?

For everyone with credit card debt, reducing such debt to minimal amounts should be made priority throughout the New Year. A debt profile is hardly manageable for a single mom struggling to send the kids to school, but following a few steps each day helps get the debtor on the right part within no time.

Author: CreditCardsCo | Categories: Financial Planning, Saving Tips

How to Avoid Common Balance Transfer Mistakes

Balance Transfers… Balance Transfers… Balance Transfers!!! These infamous means to clearing up your credit card debts is a double edged sword that could work for or against you. Here are the most common balance transfer mistakes and how you can avoid them.

Author: Brian Weston | Categories: Balance Transfer, Choosing Cards, Financial Planning

How to Reduce Risks of Identity Theft?

With an estimated 16 million U.S. victims in 2006 and 2007, Identity Theft has grown gradually to become one of the most penetrative crimes leaving every American venerable to. Not one technique will stamp out ID theft or prevent one’s identity from being abused but a number of measures taken by every American will go a long way in preventing and promoting an ID theft free society.

Author: Brian Weston | Categories: Financial Planning, ID Protection

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