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Understanding Credit Card Interest

By , Posted on Mar 25, 2016
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We’re all familiar with credit cards and at one point or another the odds are that we’ve all had, or will have, at least one. Unfortunately, if we aren’t careful and don’t do our research then we could end up getting ourselves into trouble with those cards. Believe it or not, over spending on a...

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With The Holidays Over, The Debt Has Begun

By , Posted on Jan 02, 2015
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For many Americans, January is the most dreaded month for receiving credit card statements. If you have made the unfortunate mistake of giving your credit cards an extreme workout over the Holiday Season, you are about to start feeling the consequences of your spending actions. Early in December, thirty-eight percent of all consumers said they...

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Is a Prepaid Credit Card a Good Idea?

By , Posted on Dec 29, 2014
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Photo Credit: reynermedia via Compfight cc Prepaid credit and debit cards have no doubt gained popularity in America.  Offering the look and function of a bank debit card without the bank. Americans spent about $65 billion on prepaid debit cards in 2012 according to CNBC, and that number has risen each year since. For many,...

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What is an appropriate allowance for your kids?

By , Posted on Aug 29, 2014
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Giving your kids an allowance is a great way to teach them about being financially responsible and how to save for the future. There are two main schools of thought about giving an allowance to kids…  they have to work for their allowance (chores) or an allowance is given without any stipulations, but extra money...

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