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How to Protect Yourself from Credit Card Fraud

Credit card fraud has been in the news recently and is a growing threat to consumer bank accounts globally. The following are several tips to help protect yourself from Credit Card Fraud. Avoid Using ATMs in Tourist Areas Tourist areas are popular places for thieves because there are large numbers of travelers that need to […]

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Ways You Can Actually Save Money with Your Credit Card

Depending on your past experience with credit cards, you might feel that these plastic cards and debt go hand-in-hand. And for some people, this is certainly the case. However, a credit card in your possession won’t necessarily put you on the fast track toward debt. It’s all about responsible use; and once you have a […]

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Millennials and Credit: An Inside Look at How Millennials Use Credit [infographic]

Did you know that Millennials outnumber baby boomers by 15 million and earn around $20,000 less than the U.S. average.  Below is an infographic that takes an inside look at the complicated relationship between Millennials and Credit.    

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College Students as Victims of Identity Theft

College Students Vulnerable to Identity Theft College students made up roughly 25% of all victims of identity theft last year. According to the Better Business Bureau every 3 seconds someone is a victim of identity theft, that is approximately 18 Million victims each year! Some reasons for this shocking statistic are that college age students are […]

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Are you Guilty of These 5 Personal Finance Sins?

How are you doing with your personal finance goals? Making the progress you expected? Or are you wondering why you don’t seem to be getting ahead in terms of savings and debt reduction? If this sounds a little too familiar, check out the list below, where you’ll find a rundown of five personal finance sins […]

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Is It Time to Trade in Your Cash Back Credit Card?

Cash back rewards can be great. They are pretty gimmick-free and give you money in your pocket for being responsible and paying off your bills on time. Most people can earn a few hundred dollars a year in rewards from cash back. That’s good, but you can do better if you consider travel rewards. They’re […]

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