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WalletHub Ranks Cities with Least Sustainable Credit Card Debt 2

With U.S. credit card debt totaling more than $1 trillion and the 2019 holiday shopping season likely to move that number even higher, it's a sad reality that many Americans will spend months or years paying off their debts. However consumers in some cities may have it even worse than...

Apple Card Accounts Begin Appearing on Credit Reports

When Apple initially announced that it would be launching a credit card, it stated that the product would be unlike anything seen before. Indeed the Apple Card does have a number of unique features, from it's easy mobile-only application to its implementation of "Daily Cash." However some aspects of what...

Personal Loans Still Fastest-Growing Debt Type in U.S. 2

Looking for a personal loan this holiday season? You're certainly not alone. According to a recent Experian report, personal loans continue to be the fastest-growing type of debt, totaling $305 billion in the second quarter of this year. That marks a 12% year over year increase and a 47% rise from...

Money at 30: My Personal Finance Tool Turkeys of the Year 4

Every year for Thanksgiving, the Disney fan site I write for, LaughingPlace.com, compiles a list of our top Disney "Turkeys." This fun list finds us highlighting efforts by the company that were perhaps misguided or just didn't work out as they might have hoped. Of course, having reviewed plenty of...

WalletHub Shares Black Friday Trends and Best Deals for 2019

It's almost here: after weeks of "pre-Black Friday sale" ads flooding airwaves and e-mail boxes everywhere, the main event is nearly upon us. As has become tradition, this Friday retailers across the nation will woo shoppers with special "doorbusters" and other attractive pricing in a bid to kickstart the holiday...

Money at 30: How My Credit Card Saved Me $125+ On My Latest Trip 3

Two weeks ago when I returned home from Tokyo, I told my wife that I was excited to spend some time at home before another trip we have planned in December. No sooner did these words leave my lips that the owner of the Disney fan site I work for...

JetBlue Joins the Basic Economy Bandwagon with Blue Basic

In recent years a slew of major domestic airlines have attempted to compete with more budget-friendly carriers by offering so-called "basic economy" fares. While the trend started with American Airlines, it has since spread to Delta and United. Now it seems another popular carrier is hopping on-board as well. As...

Survey Shows Several Deferred Interest Misconceptions

While the infamous "Black Friday" that officially kicks off the holiday shopping season may still be a few weeks away, many consumers are already making their lists and checking them twice. During this process, buyers might come across special "0% interest" offers, seemingly allowing them to finance big-ticket items without...