Category Archives: Credit

The Confusing World of Credit Scores

Credit scores are extremely important. They are, in a way, your financial life-line to borrowing money. But credit scores are actually a whole lot more than that. Your score can determine whether or not you can rent an apartment and … Continue reading

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The Most Common Credit Mistakes

Credit card use has become a way of life for many Americans. You would think that would make some people experts on how these credit cards work, but that isn’t necessarily the case. Here are some common mistakes credit card … Continue reading

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Common Credit Card Questions Answered

Americans are notorious for their heavy use of credit. This should make us all experts, right? Not so fast. Here is a look at a few basic questions the average credit user might ask, as well as answers from a … Continue reading

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Should You Freeze Your Credit?

Using a credit card for purchases is often convenient, but it does bring with it some risks. Fraud is on the rise, and virtually everyone is at risk to some degree. If it hasn’t already happened to you, you probably … Continue reading

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Make These Money Moves Before the Year Ends

The end of the year is often a time of reflection. It’s also a time for looking to the future and planning one’s course over the next year. One of the crucial areas to address during this time is the … Continue reading

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Using Credit Responsibly

Having credit cards certainly increases your spending power, but they don’t necessarily increase your financial discipline. In fact, often times having more credit than you need or can handle is a recipe for disaster. Here are 8 tips which govern … Continue reading

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How Many Credit Cards Should You Have?

How many credit cards should you have? The answer is less of a formula and more of a big-picture discussion. Having several credit cards can be very beneficial if used properly. When deciding how many cards you should carry, there … Continue reading

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