Managing Editor Julie Sherrier

Julie Sherrier

Julie Sherrier is senior managing editor at Prior to joining, Sherrier ghostwrote a New York Times best-selling book on flipping houses (which she does in her spare time), as well as having served as the editor and communications director for three national and state trade associations. She has won numerous awards for both print and online publications. She has been a frequent speaker for the American Society of Journalists and Authors as well as a former lecturer in the journalism school at the University of Texas at Austin.

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How to report and protect yourself from credit card fraud -- Here are some good tips and resources to keep yourself protected from credit card fraud and identity theft. ... (See Identity theft protection)

Contact credit card issuers: phone numbers and logins - -- Toll-free customer service numbers for the major credit card issuers and banks. Log in to pay bills online and check your account balance. ... (more)

9 free or cheap apps to help you get out of debt -- Becoming debt free starts with totaling all you owe on your credit cards and loans ... (See Apps)

Credit card interest rates remain flat: Weekly Rate Report -- August 15, 2012 -- Credit card interest rates held steady for the third straight week, according to the Weekly Credit Card Rate Report ... (See Rate Report) Weekly Rate Report, May 23, 2012: Credit card interest rates rise for first time in six weeks -- After five straight weeks of no movement, credit card interest rates ticked upward to 14.93 percent, according to the Weekly Credit Card Rate Report ... (See Rate report)

How credit cards can help -- or hurt -- you at tax time -- Are credit card rewards taxable? When should and shouldn't you put taxes on a card? Our tax package answers these questions and more ... (See Credit cards and taxes)

Consumers shying away from credit cards when shopping online -- The poor economy and consumers' growing aversion to carrying large credit card balances may be why more alternative forms of payment are being used for online purchases. ... (See Shop online)

Credit card charge-offs, delinquencies reverse upward trend -- Credit card charge-offs and delinquencies showed first signs of slowing down in July 2009. ... (See Moody's)

Shopping and credit cards: Don't let a convenience become a curse -- For some, a mall and a credit card are a financially toxic mix. It need not be so. These tips will help you become a savvier shopper -- and maybe even save some money. ... (See Shopping)

Your keys to getting in the 700+ credit score club -- Having good credit pays -- in dollars and cents. In an ever-tightening credit market, having a solid credit history with a credit score well over 700 will open doors to money-saving opportunities ... (See Club)

How to react to a 'rate-jack' attack -- The bad news is in. Your credit card issuer has sent a change in term notice of an impending interest rate hike on your account. But you have options. ... (See How to handle credit card rate increases)

Credit card glossary terms to know for when you move -- Moving is stressful enough without having to worry about your credit, but if you're not careful and don't plan ahead, the opportunities for a move to cause credit chaos can multiply. ... (See Moving credit)

Credit card glossary terms to know for first-timers -- Ready for your first credit card? Before you start charging, here are credit card terms that will help you become a responsible credit card user. ... (See First credit card)

Credit card glossary terms to know when buying a house -- When buying your first home, have a good credit history can save you thousands in mortgage interest costs. ... (See Credit card glossary terms)

Credit card glossary terms to know when filing for bankruptcy -- Experts will tell you that bankruptcy should be a last resort after all other avenues to repay your debt have been exhausted. ... (See Credit card glossary terms)

Credit card glossary terms to know for students -- Before your child heads off to college, make sure you sit down and talk about financial responsibility, budgets and how credit cards should, and shouldn't, be used. ... (See Credit card glossary terms )

Credit card glossary terms to know for identity theft -- The most proactive step consumers can take to detect fraud is to monitor closely their bank and credit card statements. ... (See Credit card glossary terms)

Credit card glossary terms to know for when you marry -- Getting married is more than combining kitchen appliances, it's also combining finances. ... (See credit card glossary)

Visa changes worldwide slogan from 'Life Takes Visa' to 'More people go with Visa' -- Visa kicks off a new global advertising campaign that is geared more toward living in the moment rather than paying for it later. ... (See Visa)

Don't take the tax refund loan bait -- The free-flying refund anticipation loans are gone, but new versions emerge ... (See Tax refund loans)

6 steps to a successful credit card balance transfer -- Balance transfers can be tricky. Take these steps to increase your odds of success. ... (See Balance transfer)

How wage garnishment works ? and how to avoid it -- Garnishment, a last-ditch effort to collect debt, can result in a court order seizing part of your wages freezing and then draining your bank accounts. Here's how it works -- and how to avoid it ... (See How garnishment works)

Credit card, mortgage losses bleed corporate profits -- Credit card and mortgage losses continue to cramp both large and small issuers' earnings, according to recent third quarter reports. ... (See Losses)

Moody's: Credit card charge-offs rise 48 percent in August '08 -- Moody's Investors Service reports that credit card charge-offs rose 48 percent in August 2008, and it expects charge-offs to continue to rise throughout 2009. ... (See Moody's)

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Updated: 06-27-2019