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Why an Emergency Fund Should be a Financial Goal
Sometimes, life just simply gets in the way. An emergency fund is a practical decision that will affect your finances – hopefully, forever.
Save More: Breaking Bad Money Habits
Have bad habits when it comes to your finances? Here are some easy tips, including ways to save on your credit card fees and interest. Saving money doesn’t have to be an overwhelming feat.
Save Money Using Credit Cards
Lay-aways have made a huge comeback, but your credit cards still have several money saving features built in. From 0% APR offers to cash back bonuses, this year, paying attention to the details can save big money.
Holiday Shopping: 3 Reasons to Use Credit Cards
Cash isn’t always king. Here, we talk reasons why you should consider using your credit cards during the holiday season.
U.S. Credit Downgrade: 3 Ways it Can Affect Your Credit
Wondering how the S&P downgrade will affect your everyday life? Here are three ways it could wreak havoc in your mortgage and credit card payments, along with tips to avoid those problems.
Avoid Vacation Blues: Smart Credit Card Tips
Your vacation doesn’t have to break the bank, whether you travel by air or prefer the scenic route when traveling by car. Check out our credit card tips on these rewards cards.
Always the Perfect Gift: Gift Cards
The holidays might be several months away, but it’s never too late to start your shopping. Here are some gift card ideas from American Express, Visa and MasterCard networks.
Keep Your Credit Cards Away From Your Medical Bills
More Americans are relying on their credit cards to pay medical bills. Here’s how you might can avoid that trap.
Discover Bank CD, IRA, Money Market and Savings Rates Update
Discover Bank has updated its CD, IRA, Money Market, and Online Savings rates. The most up-to-date rates effective as of 4/27/2010.
How Credit Cards Can Save You Money
Even if you have a higher annual percentage rate, you can still used your credit cards to save money. If you work this system properly and efficiently, you will also be able to improve your credit score and take advantage of other incentives your credit card company might be offering.
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.
Protecting your Earnings from Inflation
Just like erosion will erode particles from a previously sandy area, inflation if left unchecked can wipe away the value of your earnings. Consumers cannot directly affect the inflation rate, but at least a number of measures to protect their earnings from inflation should be carried out.