Interest rates on mortgages and cars have dropped to near historic lows. So why is your credit card still charging you 20% interest? Three reasons. Read on.
You may not be stuck paying high interest rates on your credit card. These proven strategies could save you a bundle in the long run.
Banks can now see expanded details of your credit habits. This means more aggressive marketing -- and juicier credit card deals.
Matching cards to students' needs can be tricky, but these cards offer some benefits that can be especially useful to the college crowd.
It seems obvious that if you're paying double-digit interest rates on a card balance that such an offer would save you money. It might, but it might not.
Picking the right time to apply a credit card may seem insignificant, but you can avoid a lot of headaches by timing your credit application wisely.
Credit cards can earn you rewards and come to your rescue in an emergency, but a little carelessness can have big consequences.
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