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5 credit lessons to teach your daughters
Homeschooling about credit is especially important for daughters, because women with low levels of financial literacy do worse with credit than their male counterparts. Here are five lessons to teach your daughters before they leave home. More...
Investment cards: Spend today, rewards tomorrow
Need one more excuse to shop? How about this: It can help you retire earlier or save for your kids' college expenses. More...
Facing off with former NHL's Derek Sanderson
Former fallen-from-grace NHL superstar Derek Sanderson talks about his newfound mission helping fellow athletes manage their wealth. More...
Infographic: Buying via mobile hits critical mass
Mobile payments made some headway toward the mainstream in 2012, according to research from IDC Financial Insights. More...
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How to create a quick credit history for lenders
'To Her Credit' expert Sally Herigstad
With down payment in hand for her first home but no credit history, a young woman faces repeated rejections from lenders. More...
Emancipated minor looking to build credit
'Opening Credits' expert Erica Sandberg
How does a recently emancipated soon-to-be 17-year-old go about building his credit without parental consent?
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How to find the best business card
'Your Business Credit' expert Elaine Pofeldt
Your bank may woo you, but shop around: You may improve your credit limit and rewards, lower your fees and rates elsewhere.
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Delta's elite rewards system is changing
'Cashing In' expert Cathleen McCarthy
The airline adds big spending, mileage requirements to achieve elite status in 2014, but Delta AmEx holders have an advantage.
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Withdraw $1 from an ATM (and pay $4 fee)
Chase and PNC upgrade ATMs to dispense cash in $5 and $1 bills and even coins with their new "Self Service Tellers." More...
When in Rome, bring cash
The view of Michelangelo's ceiling masterpiece is priceless; but for now, you can leave your MasterCard at home -- and your Visa, AmEx and so forth. More...
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Reward 14.75%
Bad Credit 23.64%
Airline 14.63%
Student 13.31%
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