Category Archives: credit cards

Heading Overseas? Time to Think About Your Credit Card

If you are planning on traveling abroad any time soon, then getting a new credit card may not be the first thing that you think about, but the first section of this article will tell you why it should be. Research conducted by Moneysupermarket.com found that over half of Britain’s credit card users (58%) choseContinue Reading

Why Use a Prepaid Credit Card?

There are many benefits to using a prepaid credit card.  A prepaid credit, also known as a secured credit card  is defined by bank rate as a credit card that, “…requires a cash collateral deposit that becomes the credit line for that account.” What are Some Advantages of Using a Prepaid Credit Card? You canContinue Reading

Current Discover Card Promotions

The Wife always makes fun of me when we got out because I always try to use my Discover Card, and she gets a kick when a waiter tells me they don’t take it!  But I don’t care because I love my discover card because of the 1 to 5% cash back rewards I get!Continue Reading

Zero Percent Balance Transfer Is a Great Way to Start Your Debt Repayment

When I first started this blog I was really focused on getting rid of debt using my debt snowball.  However, since I paid it all off I realized I haven’t really posted it about it that much, but I was thinking bout what was one of the first steps I took to pay off allContinue Reading

Delinquent Credit Card Payments May Lead to Inadvertent Opportunity

  My financial prowess has been anything but impressive. I decided to attend a private school in Florida, rather than NJ, which effectively set me back close to $200,000 in student loans. That decision has turned my finances upside down and has forced me to make other stupid decisions, simply to offset the monster debtContinue Reading

I Have No Idea about Credit Card Rewards

The Wife and I have had similar views on credit cards for as long as I can remember – they are neither good nor evil, but rather just tools.  Well since the hammer that was beating me upside my head (e.g. debt) has finally ended, and with the start of the new year The WifeContinue Reading