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Whether you are applying for your first credit card, looking for an addition to the cards that you already have, or just seeking expert advice on the best way to use your credit cards to maximize rewards and stay out of debt, we have articles that can help. Our mission is to help you meet your financial goals, and our team is dedicated to providing you with the education and resources that will make it possible for you to use credit cards to get to where you want to be. Explore hundreds of credit card advice articles below.

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    Does debt consolidation hurt credit?

    You’ll need a financial plan in place, otherwise debt consolidation may be bad for your credit score in the long run. Here’s what you need to know.

    6 min read Jan 23, 2020
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    3 dubious credit card moves that seem smart

    On Monday, I wrote about 5 smart credit moves to make now. Today’s post is all about what not to do. The following tips sound smart, but can backfire if followed with abandon. 1. Asking for a lower rate [...]

    2 min read Jun 24, 2010
  • Older man helps young man using tablet

    Should you pay off car loan or credit card?

    It’s usually better to put extra money towards your credit cards instead of your car loan, as cards usually charge more interest and have more volatile rates.

    4 min read Jan 23, 2020
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