Credit: Your Credit CardWe certainly do like our credit cards! Unfortunately, according to one financial website the average credit card debt for Massachusetts residents last year was $5,700.
Coming Soon, Paying Your Tab Without Giving Your Credit CardIf you've ever left your credit card at a bar by mistake, or spent several minutes trying to flag down a harried bartender to close you out, there may be a new option.
Your Refund: Credit Card DebtA survey done by Capitol One found that 65% of taxpayers believe that the best way to approach spending the refund is to be “practical.”
Credit Myths: You Should Never Pay An Annual Fee For A Credit CardI am on the fence on this one. I do like free a lot and with a good credit score you may be able to get both.
Credit Myths: Closing Unused Credit Cards Will Increase My Credit ScoreClosing unused credit cards accounts certainly will streamline your finances making them more manageable, but closing an account could lower your total credit line.
Study Shows Store-Branded Credit Cards' Interest Rates RisingIf you think you'll be saving money with a retail store's credit card, think again.
Money Regrets: Credit Card DebtCredit cards seems to be an area where many consumers make really dumb moves. It is so easy to misuse what’s in your wallet.
Paying College Tuition With Credit Card Will Likely Cost YouIt’s tempting to put the tuition on your credit card, but that's likely to cost you.
Crooks Using Bluetooth To Steal At Gas PumpsThe most obviously way drivers can fight back against the new Bluetooth skimmers is to stop using plastic and stay away from the outside kiosks when buying gas.
Scammers Taking Advantage Of New Chip Credit CardsCon artists are contacting cardholders under the guise of wanting to help.
The Price Of Admission: The Hidden Costs Of CollegeColleges post the cost of tuition, room and board and the miscellaneous fees but these are not the only expenses you will need to plan for.
EMV Chip Card Technology Makes Transactions Safer, Expert SaysThere are changes underway in the financial services industry which should help keep money safer.
Teaching Our Kids About MoneyKids need to understand money and how we as adults get it into our hands.
Pros And Cons Of Reward CardsStudies have found that some folks tend to spend more simply to earn the rewards. If you can’t pay the balance in full each month, a reward card is not for you.
Closing Unused AccountsClosing unused credit card accounts certainly will streamline your finances making them more manageable.