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4 Ways You Can Protect Your Credit Score Over the Holidays

Nov 14, 2017 | 3 minute read

Holidays can bring joy and happy memories, but they also can mean problems ahead for your credit score if you find yourself:


5 Tips for Handling Your First Credit Card

Sep 27, 2017 | 3 minute read

Getting a credit card for the first time represents a new level of spending capability, but just like getting behind the steering wheel for the first time, there are some things you need to know...


How to Find the Right Credit Card for Your Needs

Sep 7, 2017 | 3 minute read

Now more than ever, banks and financial companies are offering an array of credit cards with different perks, terms, fees, incentives, and interest rates. With so many options to choose from, it’s...


Prime Rate Increase: What You Need to Know

Dec 22, 2016 | 2 minute read

In late December, and for the first time in nearly a decade, the Federal Reserve (FED) increased the prime interest rate. This increase directly affects the interest you’ll pay when you carry a...


Maximizing Your Credit Card Rewards: Merchant Category Codes

Oct 4, 2016 | 2 minute read

If you have a reward credit card that offers extra earning opportunities at specific merchants, keep reading. In order to earn bonus points or cash back at specific merchants, the merchant must be...