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holiday-scams
7 high-tech holiday scams
As they attempt to spoil your holidays, crooks are turning to technology, using email, apps and phony online surveys in service of their cons ... (See More)
Biometrics: Your body could be your next password
Finger prints, vein scans, voiceprints and other unique biological authentication for credit card purchases are closer to reality than they are to the Jetsons ... (See More)
Video: Overcoming financial infidelity
Couples who keep secrets about money may also be hiding other issues. Take these steps to avoid and overcome financial infidelity ... (See More)
‘Opening Credits’ by Erica Sandberg
Jobless grad with loans, high card debt ponders bankruptcy
A recent graduate not only has student loan payments, but card debt of almost $30,000 -- and no job. Is bankruptcy her only answer? More...
‘Cashing In’ by Tony Mecia
5 simple ways to keep frequent flier miles from expiring
Keeping your frequent flier account active, even without a credit card, can take  time and money, but investing to preserve your miles can make sense. More...
‘To Her Credit’ by Sally Herigstad
Want a mortgage? Ditch cash-only, build a credit history
Unless you have the cash to buy a house, you'll need a mortgage. And you can't get a home loan without some kind of credit history. More...
TAKING CHARGE Blog
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5 tips for affordable, last-minute holiday shopping
Blogger Sienna Kossman gives five tips she used when doing her holiday shopping to combat stress and prevent budget-busting or less-than-ideal purchases ...  More...
I'm not William: Wrong number robocalls are hard to fight
For more than a year, blogger Kelly Dilworth has been living with constant calls from debt collectors, but the calls are for a man named William. Now, she's getting robocalls, with no chance of talking to a live person to hear her case ... More...
Credit card rate report
As of 12/18/2014
National Average
14.92%
Low Interest
10.37%
Balance transfer
12.73%
Business
12.85%
Student
13.14%
Cash Back
14.94%
Reward
14.90%
Airline
15.52%
Bad Credit
22.73%
Instant Approval
23.33%