Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, February 02, 2011 11:50 am
By Lucy Lazarony · Bankrate.com

Feeling weighted down by credit card debt?  These debt relief options can help. Transfer card balances. Having trouble making headway with your credit card debt because of high interest rates and hefty monthly finance charges?  Consider transferring your card balances to a new card with a rock-bottom rate for balance transfers. Balance transfer card offers

Thursday, January 06, 2011 1:23 pm
By Lucy Lazarony · Bankrate.com

Will you be shopping for a new credit card in 2011? These tips will help you choose a card that’s right for your credit and your spending habits. Let your credit score be your guide. When shopping for a new credit card, be sure to stick to cards that are suitable for your level of credit.

Thursday, December 09, 2010 11:15 am
By Lucy Lazarony · Bankrate.com

Thinking about transferring several thousands of credit card debt to a new card with a rock-bottom introductory rate? Consider your move carefully. Consolidating multiple credit card balances onto a single card with a super-low introductory rate can be a nifty financial move. But there are plenty of snags to watch out for. First off, you may

Monday, November 08, 2010 11:26 am
By Lucy Lazarony · Bankrate.com

As a credit card customer, you’ve played your cards right. You moved a hefty credit card balance to a new card with a rock-bottom rate on balance transfers. And you’ll be paying next to nothing in interest on that balance for many months to come. And now it’s time to get serious about your credit

Thursday, October 28, 2010 3:29 pm
By Lucy Lazarony · Bankrate.com

Looking for a way to take some of the sting out of a high credit card balance? Consider transferring the balance to a card with a rock-bottom introductory interest rate. Zero percent balance transfer deals are available, with some deals lasting for a year or more. And some issuers are even rolling out deals offering zero