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We all know that money makes the world go ’round. But want to know the real secret to financial success? Understanding the ins and outs of saving and spending money in the first place! The more you know, the more it will grow.

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10 Times You Shouldn’t Use Your Credit Card for Payment

Credit cards might be convenient and reliable, but here are some scenarios where swiping or entering your digits could be dangerous.

20 Hidden Fees You Had No Idea You Were Paying

Everything comes with a price—watch out for these surprise expenses and learn how to avoid them.


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13 Times You Should Never Pay with Cash

They say cash is king, but there are plenty of reasons why credit can be better than greenbacks. These are...


How We Paid Off $18,000 in Debt in 18 Months

Overwhelmed by credit card debt? This southern California couple paid off a huge chunk of debt in a short amount...


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If You’re Not Following These Rules, You’re an Easy Target for Scammers

We share a lot of personal information online, including credit card numbers and social security numbers—and scammers know how to...

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7 Credit Card “Rules” You Can Break in an Emergency

As they say, rules were made to be broken, and that's especially true when something can be an absolute lifesaver...


3 Ways Credit Cards Can Help You Ride Out a Crisis

Your credit card might be able to save you some money in the short term.

This Is How Long You Should Be Keeping Your Credit Card Statements

After this many years, feel free to clear out the clutter and shred these documents...but not a moment before.


Here’s What Happens to Your Credit Score When You Close a Credit Card

Put down the scissors and back away slowly. Here's what really happens to your credit score when you close an...


12 Credit Card Rules You Should Never Break

Is there a method to the credit-card madness? (Hint: The answer is yes.)


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This Is Why Costco Only Accepts Visa Cards

Hint: It means you save money every time you shop

How Many Credit Cards Is Too Many?

Find yourself juggling multiple credit card accounts? You might be overdoing it—here's what you need to know.


4 Times You Should Never Open a Store Credit Card—And 3 Times You Should

Resist that temptation to open a store credit card during the holidays. We've asked credit experts to explain when you...


7 Credit Card Offers That Probably Aren’t Worth It

In the market for a new credit card? Here are the card offers to avoid—and the ones to consider instead.


Things You Should Always Pay for With a Credit Card

When you manage your credit cards properly, they can become powerful tools to help you gain perks, build your credit,...


15 Credit Card Perks You Didn’t Know Existed

These days, credit card issuers are bending over backward to get your business. Here are the benefits you'll want to...

5 Unexpected Places in Your House You Might Find Extra Cash

Need $2,759? It could be right under your nose, in form of unused gift cards, clothes you forget to return,...


13 Things Credit Card Companies Know About You

How you wield that little piece of plastic can reveal how well you care for your home, the state of...


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Watch Out! This Popular Credit Card Company Announced a Data Breach

The e-mail really did not provide many specifics.


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If You Ate at This Popular Fast Food Restaurant, Your Credit Card Info May Have Been Stolen

Bet you didn't order a stolen identity with your SuperSONIC ® Double Cheeseburger....


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Should You Be Worried About Your Cell Phone Catching a Virus? (Spoiler Alert: Yes!)

You might want to think twice about before storing your credit card numbers in your phone.


Credit Card Tricks and Traps

Beware of these traps that credit card companies set.


Should You Pay Bills Online?

Could online payments be more conducive to modern life?