Freezing Your Credit

In the age of paperless transactions, identify theft is something that virtually all of us are susceptible to. If your identity is stolen, the consequences can be severe, and in some cases, can take years to recover from. One way to be proactive against fraud and defend yourself from identity theft, is to freeze your […]

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5 Online Learning Platforms to Help Bolster your Resume

Being a lifelong learner is one of the best ways to stay engaged in your job, whatever field you’re in. There are a lot of ways to exemplify curiosity and a penchant for learning new skills: meeting regularly with your boss, attending professional development days and taking classes to hone a professional skill. It has […]

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Tips for Paying off Holiday Debt Before it Hurts Your Credit

Now that the festive season is behind you, what remains with you are the beautiful memories and of course, the huge holiday debt that you accumulated. As the new year kicks off, two factors can greatly impact your credit; how you pay (or not pay) your debt and how much of your available credit you […]

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Everything you need to know about authorized users

Editor’s note: This is a recurring post, regularly updated with new information. Adding an authorized user to your credit card account can be a great way to meet spending requirements, accrue more points and even help a novice build their credit history. While it can be highly beneficial, there are also risks associated with adding …

What is Credit Card Churning? Dangers and Benefits

Credit card issuers have consumers right where they want them, lending money at high-interest rates and earning money from many different fees. Even reward cards benefit the issuers, because all the additional perks and rewards they provide are covered by the increased merchant fees, which essentially means the credit card company offers you extra money to incentivize you to spend, and […]

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[Update] Barclaycard Arrival Cards Add Grocery, Gas, Dining As Redemption Categories Through January; Lower Threshold

Update 1/5/2021: Based on readers comments, it seems the minimum threshold for redeeming gas/grocery/dining on the Arrival Plus is now $50, as the terms state, not $25, as had been the case. The no-fee Arrival still has $25 minimum, as always. Update: Separately, Barclays has also lowered the minimum travel redemption threshold on the Arrival […]

Prepare for Holiday Shopping with These Timely Credit Tips

According to a YouGov Parent Survey in 2019, a quarter of parents entered the 2019 holiday shopping seasonstill paying down debt related to 2018 holiday spending. Deloitte numbers put holidayretail salesgrowth in 2019 at 4.1% year-over-year. In 2020, Deloitte predicts growth of between 1% and 1.5% year-over-year for the holiday season. It might be that… Read More

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