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Perks Abound For Black Credit Cardholders As Issuers Battle For New Customers

Interestingly, black cardholders are the most satisfied with their credit company for several reasons, including…

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credit score

Does My Personal Credit Score Impact My Business?

Yes, your business credit can be impacted by your personal credit score. Here's what you need to know

Check out some need-to-know instances you may be unaware of when your business credit may…

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credit

Accepting Credit Cards 101: What Your Business Needs to Know

A guide to help you understand the basics of credit card use in the context of small business ownership

To avoid any potential, detrimental hiccups, here is everything that you need to know about…

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Disaster

Relying on Credit Can Lead to Disaster

No one ever intends to end up in a financial hole. To dig yourself out, you must stop relying on credit

Has relying on credit pushed you to the brink of disaster? Time to face the…

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Are You Using All of Your Credit Card Rewards?

Take advantage your credit card rewards during the holiday season

If you’re shopping during the holidays, then take advantage of the companies and card issuers…

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credit abuse

Avoiding Credit Abuse: Before You Break Out the Plastic, Think!

Credit abuse may be socially accepted, but it often leads to chronic debt

While credit abuse is a socially accepted and commercially encouraged habit, it often leads to…

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business tips

The Worst Money Mistake You’re Making with Your Business

Doing this means you are probably losing money every year

Hard to believe, but many small businesses still only deal mostly with cash. A report…

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SmartApps

Use These 3 SmartApps to Reduce Debt

Using technology to eliminate debt

There is no sense of having a smartphone just to pay a high bill and…

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windfalls

How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected financial windfalls can be just as important as anticipating surprise expenses

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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teens

Teaching Teens About Money: 3 Key Lessons

We all benefit from financial education. However, teenagers are often in critical need of information and guidance about money

We all benefit from financial education. However, teenagers are often in critical need of information…

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bad credit

The Best Gas Rewards Credit Cards (Even If You Have Bad Credit)

Getting the most bang for your buck during summer travel

This story looks at the results of the study from CardHub.com that analyzes the best…

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credit cards

Millennials Shying Away From Credit Cards

The pros and cons of credit cards

“A credit card shouldn’t be seen as taboo. Used correctly, a credit card can…

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[Small Business Week] The Best Credit Cards for Small Businesses

New study identifies cards with best rewards and lowest fees

Analysts point out, however, that business credit cards should also only be used for purchases…

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RushCard Faces Class Action Lawsuits

Russell Simmons tells HipHop DX that the RushCard debacle was devastating

A look at the PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records) website shows three cases…

By Samara Lynn

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credit abuse

Trick or Treat: The Scariest Credit Cards on the Market

Find out which card issuers are being naughty and which are being nice

When you consider that the average American household that carries debt struggles with credit card…

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Credit Cards

5 Ways to Maximize Your Credit Card Rewards

Use rewards programs to your greatest advantage

According to a 2011 study from Colloquy and Swift Exchange, the average household enrolled in…

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Credit Card Fraud: What Minority Small Businesses Need to Know Before Oct. 1

Learn more about EMV chip card conversion

As of October 1, credit card companies will no longer be liable for credit and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Credit Cards

Study: Small Business Owners Unaware Of Credit Card Liability Changes

New rules go into effect in October that may cause serious consequences

New rules go into effect come October that may cause serious consequences for small business…

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5 Ways Credit Cards Can Help Save on Back-to-School Shopping

How to prepare the kids for the school year without busting your budget

Bonus malls are online shopping portals that help you rack up additional rewards or get…

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Improve Your Credit Worthiness

How your credit score is affecting you

In some instances credit score can impact a job offer, a factor many can ill-afford…

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How To

Apply to More Than 50 HBCUs at Once With the Common Black College Application

Students can apply to 52 of the more than 100 HBCUs by completing just one…

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Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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