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5 More Silly Credit Card Mistakes Nearly Everyone Makes

In the first article in this series, we covered some common — and costly — credit card blunders that nearly all of us make at some point. Here are 5 more foolish credit card mistakes that you may not realize you're making.

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5 Ways to Avoid Being Overwhelmed by Credit Card Debt When You Retire

With age comes wisdom, but not necessarily financial security: Recent studies have shown that America's seniors are racking up credit card debt like never before. If you or a loved one are planning to retire in the next few years, then you need to plan ahead.

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Think Twice Before Closing a Credit Card

Americans cut back on credit card usage more than ever last year, in part in to simplify their finances. However, even if you don’t use a credit card, you may want to think twice before closing the account, as it could have unintended consequences on your credit score.

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Credit Cards and Retail Therapy: How Much Is Too Much?

If you’re sad or feeling lonely, buying yourself a little something can be a great pick-me-up. The practice has even earned a name: retail therapy. But retail therapy can at times get out of hand, and start people down a slippery slope of mounting credit card debt and financial hardship.

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Protect Yourself from Holiday Shopping Scams

As consumers hit the malls, another type of Holiday pixies is waiting, and they are not as friendly as Santa and his crew.

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