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Weekly newsletter: April 9, 2015

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6 credit-based conspiracy theories
To some, credit doesn't exist just to make paying for stuff easy and safe. Rather, a not-so-innocent back story with covert players is involved.  More...
4 ways you could be sabotaging your child's financial independence
It's natural for parents to want to continue supporting their children through college. But too much help can sabotage their financial independence. More...
How 'microresolutions' can transform your finances
"Small Move, Big Change" author Caroline Arnold was tired of failing her New Year's resolutions, so she took a bold step to break them down in achievable actions. More...
‘To Her Credit’ by Sally Herigstad
Teen's secret charges discovered by parents
His parents report more than $2,000 in unapproved card charges, but discover the culprit is their son. Is it too late to call off the investigation? More...
‘Opening Credits’ by Erica Sandberg
Canceled cards boost debt utilization ratio
When you cut several cards from your wallet, you can reduce a big credit score hit by increasing the credit limits on your remaining cards. More...
‘Speaking of Credit’ by Barry Paperno
Brother's got a near-perfect credit score? Go piggybacking
Being added as an authorized user to an account with almost perfect credit will help boost your credit score and history. But is it as easy as it sounds? More...
TAKING CHARGE Blog
Rate Report
Do you know your spouse's credit score?
According to a new study from J.P. Morgan Chase, openness about credit matters is associated with age: The younger you are, the more open you are. More...
Mickey Mouse could be showing us the future of credit cards
Despite the hype surrounding the Apple Watch, Disney's MagicBands are already delivering on the promise of wearable payments. But there are still glitches. More...
Credit card rate report
As of 4/9/2015
National Average
14.90%
Low Interest
11.62%
Balance transfer
14.04%
Business
12.85%
Student
13.14%
Cash Back
15.26%
Reward
15.04%
Airline
15.10%
Bad Credit
22.48%
Instant Approval
17.93%