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Should you obtain a personal loan to throw debt out of your door?

26th October 2012
Problem: I have 4 credit cards. My total outstanding balance is $18,526. I have purchased a laptop and television recently. I have only $5680 in my checking account. I need this money to run my family. Recently, I saw an advertisement posted by my cred... Read >
Author: Jason Holmes

Is It Legal for Merchants in California to Charge a Credit Card Processing Fee?

11th January 2012
Credit cards offer a convenient way for consumers to make purchases, but they may not be the preferred method of payment for merchants. Merchants are required to pay a fee to a credit card company every time a customer uses a credit card to buy something ... Read >
Author: John McMalcolm

Visa and Mastercard Compared

19th September 2011
Visa and Mastercard are so dominant in the credit card market that they are synonymous with the term "credit card”. In most cases, when your application for credit card is approved, the first two options of credit card that you will be offered are Visa an... Read >
Author: John McMalcolm

Credit Card Generator – Use it properly

26th August 2011
Credit cards are very popular in today’s world. There are many financial institutions that are offering loans by issuing a credit card. With this, many people are urged and persuaded to get this kind of loan as this is so easy to avail. In fact there are ... Read >
Author: bucksilverman070

The Best Credit Cards for First Time Users

16th February 2010
Some people are lucky enough to get exposed to credit cards at an early age. Usually, these people get firsthand experience from their parents' cards. While still in grade school, they were already entrusted with credit card extensions and such. The advan... Read >
Author: Jessica

FAQ about the credit score and credit limit (whats my credit score)

04th June 2009
This article is about questons like: the credit score and mortgage, credit score and loan, whats my credit score, credit score and credit limit, etc.1. How many credit cards should I have?The number of your credit cards has no impact on your credit score.... Read >
Author: Shane Lee

Most Credit Card Companies Charge Foreign Transaction Fees

03rd April 2009
Nearly every major U.S. credit card company, except possibly one, will charge a two to three percent foreign transaction fee, if your credit card is used internationally. Not until recent years, many credit card companies did not clearly explain these... Read >
Author: Alisdair Cosgrove

Debt Settlement Pros And Cons

16th February 2009
Debt settlement can be a very effective strategy for paying off your credit card debt. But it is not the right strategy for everyone. How do you know if settling your debt is right for you? Here are some debt settlement pros and cons to help you decide... Read >
Author: Kris Bickell

Credit Card Laws in PA

11th November 2008
Credit Card collection lawsuits are rapidly increasing in Pennsylvania, especially with the down economy. The volume of phone calls and emails that I receive on this topic is astounding. What I have discovered is that many people do not know their rights ... Read >
Author: gregartim

Why do card companies target college students?

12th March 2008
Many credit card companies see the marketing potential in college students. Credit card companies use promotional offers and free gifts like t-shirts, coffee mugs, or CDs to entice students on signing up for their company.Have you ever asked why? Loyalty ... Read >
Author: Samantha

Fair Debt Collection Practices

31st October 2007
If you have debt and you're living paycheck to paycheck, then you need to be aware of what could happen if you lose your job. When you miss a payment on a credit card or loan, then the companies you owe will start the debt collection process. Let's say th... Read >
Author: Bob Guy

Bad Credit? Can't Get a Credit Card? Yes You Can!

20th May 2006
Most people don't give much thought to the importance of credit until they need it. When they go to apply for a credit card they discover that their bad credit keeps them from getting a card, or a card at a decent rate. Most people want to pay their bills... Read >
Author: Kevin Funnell

Personal Vs small business credit card

22nd December 2005
Credit cards seem to have become a fad today. Almost everyone has a personal credit card today (a lot of people have more than one credit cards). Though most of the people use personal credit cards for what they are really meant for, some are unable to de... Read >
Author: Rudy Hadisentosa
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