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Time Series Payment Data Now Part of Credit Reports

Changes are coming to your consumer credit report. The way the information on your…

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4 Interesting Credit Facts

Here are a few things you might not know about credit cards:
1. You can…

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Personal Finance Word of the Day: Average Daily Balance

Your daily money bite

Word of the day: Average daily balance
The average daily balance is the average balance on…

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Personal Finance Word of the Day: Credit Utilization Ratio

Your daily money bite.

Word of the day: Credit utilization ratio
Creditors use a calculation called a credit utilization ratio,…

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A New FICO Scoring Model is Coming Your Way

The credit-scoring leader announces updates

FICO announced recently that the newest credit scoring model is coming soon. Known as FICO…

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The Anatomy of a Credit Card Payment [Infographic]

A step-by-step guide

Have you ever wondered exactly what happens when you swipe your credit card? Well, a…

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Majority Of Business Owners Not Concerned About Credit Card Security [Study]

67% of business owners are not concerned about credit card security

Hackings at major companies such as Target and Neiman haven’t made business owners more concerned…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Tips for Keeping Shopping Under Control

Regain control over your cash

Close your wallet

By Sheiresa Ngo

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4 Reasons to Ditch Department Store Cards Right Now

Don’t let the promise of rewards points keep you in debt

Why department store cards are a dead end

By Patrice C. Washington

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ATM Fraud Explosion Might be Looming

Experts say fraudsters could be set to target ATMs

Skilled criminals are able to attach a skimmer to an ATM in less than a…

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Don’t Make These Holiday Credit Mistakes

Don’t let these blunders ruin your holiday

Pay very close attention to the fine print and exercise self-control

By Sheiresa Ngo

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4 Ways to Build Credit Without Credit Cards

Take advantage of these practical strategies

Credit cards are not evil in and of themselves and really don’t have to be…

By Patrice C. Washington

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Keep Track of Rewards Points

With this tool, you can manage points, miles, family memberships, and loyalty programs in…

By Leslie E. Royal

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Best Travel Credit Cards for 2013 Come in All Shapes and Sizes

Do you know what card is right for you?

Figuring out which card you need could save you hundreds — even thousands.

By Darren Sands

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Businesses Unite to Fight Credit card companies & High Swipe Fees

Should Your Business Add Credit Card Surcharges?

Tips to consider before charging your customers credit card surcharge fees

To surcharge or not to surcharge is a question merchants have to ask themselves

By C. Daniel Baker

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Tips for Using Lent to Recommit to Your Savings Goals

Keep money in your wallet this Lent

Use these tips to get ahead!

By Ashley R. Harris

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Why Swiping Your Debit Card Has Increased Risk

Increased regulations aren't fool proof against fraudulent activity

Even with added security measures, using your debit card has serious risk.

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Tips for Choosing the Right Credit Card for You

A little planning and research can go a long way

How do you tell what credit card is best for you?

By Jennifer Streaks

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Bank Rewards Deals

Bank of America has rolled out its cash-back rewards program nationwide. Compatible with mobile applications,…

By Leslie E. Royal

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Credit Card ‘Checkout Surcharge’ Enacted by Retailers

Before paying with a credit card, check to see if you're being charged extra

Forty states enact law allowing retailers to charge a fee if you use plastic

By Makkada B. Selah

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“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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