Personal Finance & Credit / Credit & Debit Cards

  • Time to dump your American Express?

      

    Why shopping around for a new card might be your best bet right now.

  • 2 Reasons To Never Use a Debit Card at a Gas Station

      

    Oh, the poor beleaguered debit card. If you carry one and use it at a gas station, you are asking for trouble! It's not a matter of "if" you'll get into trouble, it's only a...

  • Why You Need To Turn Paper Statements Back On

      

    Another day, another report about major security breaches! I read recently about a ring of hackers figured out how to break into the big banks' back office system in the fall of 2013. To...

  • Not All Credit Card Comparison Shopping Sites Created Equal

      

    The banksters are at it again. The Wall Street Journal  says there's dirty dealings going on, with many popular credit card comparison sites lying to you when you go to pick the best...

  • How To Get Out of Debt Quickly in 5 Simple Steps

      

    Being in debt can be a stressful experience. No matter what your circumstance is, if you signed for a loan, you are obligated to pay it back even if you have a life altering experience like...

  • Credit Score Guide

      

    So often when I'm talking to someone, they'll tell me what their credit score is. My immediate reply never varies. "Which credit score are you talking about?" That's when...

  • Paying Off Credit Card Debt

      

    There are several steps you should take to get out of credit card debt. Paying off credit card debt that's several thousand dollars or more takes time, so you must discipline yourself. I...

  • Credit card that helps pay your college costs

      

    Saving for your child's college education can seem daunting. This credit card can help cut down on some of the cost.

  • Credit card that helps pay your college costs

      

    Saving for your child's college education can seem daunting. This credit card can help cut down on some of the cost.

  • Free credit reports with your credit card

      

    Keeping track of your credit score is becoming easier with credit card companies that will give you your score for free each month.

  • Get a better credit card deal with no-balance transfers

      

    Here’s a way to lower your credit card interest rate and pay off that balance sooner.

  • Returning purchases is easier with credit

      

    Clark always warns about getting into credit card debt - but this is one case where he says using credit could be to your benefit.

  • Visa, MasterCard Seek New Methods of Authentication

      

    The future of credit card anti-fraud technology is here...and it looks a lot like something out of Minority Report! Credit card cartels reaching for new authentication methods Over the next few...

  • Clark's 5 Favorite Credit Cards

      

    People are always coming up to me and asking, "What credit card do you use?" The reality is I carry 5 cards and use them each for different things! Here's a closer look at the 5...

  • 3 Credit Cards With Balance Transfer Offers of $0

      

    Are you wheezing on holiday credit card debt? A credit card with the right balance transfer offer can help you get out from underneath that mountain. It's easy to find credit cards that...