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    Is it Smart for College Students to Have a Credit Card?

    Credit cards are a big step in life, and can have a lot of positives financially, just make sure that you instill the credit card basics before letting your student run wild.

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    Five Steps to Help Rebuild Your Credit Score

    If you are worried about what your credit score might mean, or if you are struggling to deal with your low score, then the good news is that you’re not alone. The better news is that there are ways you can rebuild your credit score and come back from financial difficulty, as long as you are committed to the process…

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    Why Pay with Credit Cards Instead of Debit

    Many people consistently stress the importance of always using debit or cash exclusively, but here are a number of reasons why it may in fact be much better to opt for credit the next time you are making a big purchase or sitting in the checkout line.

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    Should I Apply for Another Credit Card?

    You might be wondering how many credit cards you should have, and if you’re ready to apply for another one. While there isn’t really one answer since everyone is different, there are some things you should keep in mind when you’re applying for your second or third credit card. While it sounds enticing to have a credit card that offers…

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    Banking with USAA: The Pros and the Cons

    Based in San Antonio, the United Services Automobile Association (USAA) has been a banking go-to for many military families. They offer banking, investing, and insurance services to about 12.5 million members. Their banking service has existed since the end of 1983, and they had over $62.5 billion dollars in 2015. However, their benefits are a bit exclusive, offered only to…

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    The Best Credit Cards for Holiday Spending

    It’s no surprise that you’d want to get rewards and collect credit card points when you shop this holiday season. You might as well get some sort of bonus for spending so much extra cash! Before the holiday season begins, make sure you apply for one of the following credit cards. These credit cards offer tons of cash back rewards,…

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    Medical Credit Cards for Staying Physically and Financially Healthy

    Medical bills are one of those expenses in life that you can't really help. Most of the time, you don't get to save up and plan when you have a medical emergency, and it's usually going to take a good chunk of money to pay it off. Sometimes you don't have that option though, and this is a good time…

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    The Best Credit Cards for Unemployed People

    You may be unemployed, but the good news is that you don’t need a job to get a credit card. If you’re unemployed, you’ll want to get a secured credit card. These are the easiest types of credit cards to obtain if you’re unemployed. Many of the cards on this list are secured credit cards. This means that you pay…

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    So You Missed Your Car Payment…

    So what do you do if you really can't afford this month's car payment? It's never a good thing to not be able to pay, as you always want to have your account in good standing, especially if there's a chance your car could be repossessed. Here's some ideas to turn to when you're going to miss your car note…

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    Choosing Your Starter Credit Card

    There will come to be a day in every person's life where they decide to open up their first credit card, whether to begin improving their credit score or to shop. Choosing which one shouldn't involved random selection, but rather an in depth look at which card will work best for you and your goals. 

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