Should I use emergency funds to delete card debt?

She’s got $10,000 socked away in an emergency savings account and $6,500 collecting interest on her credit card. Should she take a chunk out of her savings to defeat the debt?

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3 ways airline mergers affect your rewards

When airlines merge, where does that leave rewards card holders? Here’s what you can expect — and prepare for — when American and US Airways merge

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Applying for a credit card: 5 steps to success

Getting a new credit card? Make sure you don’t skip these five vital steps during the application process

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Will payday loans help you build credit?

He’s trying to repair his credit, but no lenders will touch him — except for payday lenders. Will taking out a payday loan help him build credit?

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Want $100? Enter our Facebook contest

If you’ve ever looked at your credit card statement and thought, “I can’t believe I charged that!” you could get some of your money back if you win our Facebook essay contest, running until noon Central Standard time on Aug. 7

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