Tag Archives: Credit Cards

Credit Card Tips for Retirees

The golden years might mark the end of working for a paycheck, but it doesn’t eliminate the importance of keeping a solid credit score. Credit scores affect more than just your ability to borrow; even things such as your car … 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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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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Sneaky Credit Card Tricks

Credit card companies are as good at marketing as they are at lending money, and with good reason. The credit industry is one full of high demand and high risk, so finding a pool of eligible borrowers to take on … Continue reading

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Does Carrying a Balance Hurt Your Credit Score?

Does carrying a balance on your credit card lower your credit score? It can, but it all depends on several factors. These factors most often extend beyond the specific credit card that may have a balance. In fact, your credit … Continue reading

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