Category Archives: credit cards

The Very First Step When Eliminating Debt

This past weekend, I was involved in two separate conversations regarding debt repayment.  Interestingly both conversations concerned married couples that despite varied lengths of marriage had failed the first step when it came to destroying debt.   The very first step in getting rid of debt is actually knowing exactly how much you owe to creditors.Continue Reading

Has the Credit CARD Act Benefitted Consumers?

It’s just over a year since the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act came into effect but has it heralded a change for the better for credit card users? The bill was introduced to limit the ways in which credit card companies could charge consumers and though it was first passed in theContinue Reading

What do your Credit Card Issuer and Your Gym Have in Common?

Do you ever wonder why so many people have a tendency to want to buy now and pay later? In most cases, we know in the back of our minds that we can’t afford to charge that expensive trip to Europe, especially with unemployment hovering around 10%. Still, we choose to do it anyway, hopingContinue Reading

Don’t Sit Back, Attack Your Credit Problems

A credit card may be the last thing that someone with credit issues wants to look at, let alone use. Unfortunately for consumers aiming at a higher credit score, merely letting time work does not, in fact, work and a credit card represents the most efficient means of attaining credit improvement. Sure, the economy hasContinue Reading

What Would The British Do For Money

The current financial climate indicates that times are hard, so some free money would be a nice little bonus, wouldn’t it? Research carried out by UK based MoneySupermarket.com details how far the British are prepared to go for £400, which in the US equals $634. Based on the research, we found out half of theContinue Reading

5 Reasons to Use a Prepaid Credit Card

For many people, having a credit card is a necessity to live and operate in our world. Unfortunately, these cards come with many disadvantages, such as high interest rates and security concerns. Luckily, through the use of prepaid credit cards, many of these disadvantages can be avoided. Prepaid Credit Cards Build Credit The first reasonContinue Reading