If you want 2014 to be different, it's a good idea to start by reflecting on how things went during the year that's ending. Here's how to evaluate.
You may find a better fit with a different card -- or discover that the rewards you're getting are no longer competitive.
It's hard to make a plan until you know exactly where you stand. So, before you try to come up with a strategy, there's a crucial step you should take.
Hint: It's not the mortgage, credit cards, or cable.
A survey suggests that many Americans plan to use cash and debit cards for holiday purchases this year more than they did last.
Your credit card debt has a huge impact on your credit scores. Does it make sense to move balances from one card to another?
Would your cash flow would be better if bills arrived on a different schedule? You have the power to change the due dates.
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