Credit Card Guide
Follow Us  twitter facebook You Tube Google+
Credit Cards > Charge-it Blog > Archives > January, 2014

I’m back in debt, but that’s OK

When my husband and I made the final payment on our debt this past year, we broke out the bubbly. So, it’s a little hard to admit that we’ve decided to go back in debt. As I’ve mentioned before, we recently did a major remodel on our house. As our funds were dwindling, we still [...]

Full Story

Confession: 3 discretionary purchases I regret

Fun money is supposed to be fun, right? In the past, I’ve always thought that meant I should just blow it on whatever I want. Lately, though, I’ve been rethinking that attitude. It bugs me when I buy something on a whim and it ends up collecting dust, especially if it was expensive. So, I’d [...]

Full Story

Hungry, angry, lonely, tired spending

Have you heard of the acronym H.A.L.T., which stands for hungry, angry, lonely or tired? It’s used in everything from addiction recovery to overeating — and I’ve found it applies to spending, too. The idea behind the acronym is to stop and think whenever you get the urge to do something that’s probably not the [...]

Full Story

Don’t let a gym membership ruin your financial fitness

Many consumers join a gym hoping to shed pounds but instead end up losing only dollars. With contracts that can trap you into a monthly payment and salespeople more than eager to sign you up for one, protecting your best interests can take more energy than that first post-holiday workout. I know this, yet I’m [...]

Full Story

Dodgy service providers are a charge-back gray area

In an ideal world, you’d have time to vet every service provider who comes to your house. But when you have a household disaster — the toilet clogs, a pipe bursts, your basement floods — you might end up making a hasty decision. That’s what happened to me several months ago when our hot water [...]

Full Story

Secure SSL Technology
Secure SSL
Twitter Facebook You Tube Google+
About Us Privacy Policy Editorial Team Terms of Use
Contact Us California Privacy Rights Media Relations Site Map