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The Art of Maximizing Your Credit Card Rewards 5

Depending on your point of view credit cards can either be awful or awesome. Although they can easily tempt people into debt, when used wisely, they can actually be used to save you money. Of course getting the most of your credit cards will take some work on your part.If you're...

How to Break Bad Financial Habits 2

Sometimes we are our own worst enemy. We have the best of intentions. We know that we should watch our spending. We know that we should be saving money and contributing to our retirement plan, but somehow, we just can’t seem to do it. So what is holding us back?It...

Could Mobile Banking Apps Begin to Charge? 2

There's no doubt that online banking and mobile apps have changed the way consumers manage their money. Not only can users now move money or make payments but can also deposit checks just by taking a photo on their phone, saving them a trip to the bank or the ATM....

Choosing Between Facebook Ads and Google AdWords

There's a good reason why Facebook and Google are two of the largest digital advertising platforms in the world. Each of these companies make it easy and relatively affordable for businesses of all sizes to reach new customers. However the option that's right for you can depend on a few things.Recently...

Saving on Airfare: The Best (and Worst) Times to Fly 8

No matter where you head on vacation it seems that airfare is still one of the most expensive parts of the entire trip. Even if you stick to coach (or economy), pack lightly to save on checked bag fees, and choose discount airlines you can still end up spending a fortune....

Lending Club Review 9

While the average American has likely never heard of the term "FinTech" they may at least be familiar with some of the field's applications. Thanks to highly publicized campaigns on crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo the idea of raising funds on the internet no longer seems that strange. Still...

Debt Consolidation: Is it a Good Deal? 21

Is your credit card debt calling to you? Ready to pay it off once and for all? Consolidating your debt could be the answer. This year U.S. consumers are on track to reach a combined $1 trillion in credit card debt. Add in the fact that credit cards often carry...

Why 7 is a Magic Number When it Comes to Credit 2

Legend states that humans replace every cell of their body in seven year's time. While that's not entirely true there is one aspect of our lives that can be refreshed after seven years: our credit. That's because of how most debt and payment infractions fall off of our credit reports over...