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Weekly newsletter: October 29, 2015

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Pint-sized super savers
Many studies show most children don't know enough about money. But some kids, at a very young age, are keener on investing their allowance than blowing it at the corner candy store. It's rare, but they're out there. More...
Many ride-share drivers in a hurry to pay down debt
Ride-share services such as Uber are, literally, taking off. The main reason so many people are eager to transport strangers to and fro: to tackle debt. More...
8 myths surrounding bankruptcy
Filing for bankruptcy is a huge financial step, and many jump in with misconceptions of what it will and won't do. Here are eight things you may have heard about bankruptcy that may not be necessarily true. More...
‘Cashing In’ by Tony Mecia
Balance need to save against urge to earn rewards
Create a plan based on your spending habits and self-discipline. More...
Credit Wise by Kevin Weeks
How paying more than the minimum helps build credit
Paying more than the minimum is good not only for your credit, but for your entire financial well-being. More...
‘Opening Credits’ by Erica Sandberg
Card issuer won't hold a grudge for very old debt
Once bad payment history falls off a credit report, card issuers are more likely to approve credit. More...
Taking Charge blog
Rate Report
So many alternative scores, so little acceptance
When it comes to alternative credit scores, more options have not translated to greater acceptance by lenders, regardless of how useful the scores might be. More...
Gotta run; my pants have discovered eBay
In the near future, if things go as MasterCard plans, you will no longer have to worry about forgetting your wallet -- you’ll be wearing it. More...
Credit card rate report
As of 10/29/2015
National Average
15.01%
Low Interest
11.62%
Balance transfer
14.12%
Business
12.85%
Student
13.14%
Cash Back
15.27%
Reward
15.15%
Airline
15.14%
Bad Credit
22.73%
Instant Approval
18.00%