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6 critical steps to apply for a card

Filling out that credit card application frequently isn’t enough. Know these six steps before you take the plunge into getting a new card …

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What Mom needs to know before choosing a cashback card

Moms are economic powerhouses, making a mom with a credit card an awesome thing. Knowing how to pick the best cashback card makes her that much more awesome …

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Protect Yourself from Credit Card Skimming

Skimming lets thieves steal your credit card information without even touching your wallet. To protect yourself, you’ll need to understand the crime — and keep a watchful eye on your accounts

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Why Paying Only the Minimum Will Cost You

One of the greatest conveniences of credit cards is the ability to defer payments on purchases, no questions asked. However, consistently paying just the minimum is one of the worst things you can do for your long-term financial health.

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Credit Cards Make Sense When Paying Contractors

What’s the smartest way to pay for home renovations? While an increasing number of contractors are accepting credit cards, others still insist on cash or a check, which can put customers in a precarious position

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