How to Tell If You Are Financially Mature
What does it take to be financially mature? This is a question that everybody finds themselves asking sooner or later in their lives. After all, managing your finances responsibly is rightfully considered to be a key to financial success and stability. Thankfully, none of the things that comprise financial... Read more
10 Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Credit Card Offer
Competition in the credit card industry is so extreme; credit card companies are ready to offer all types of perquisites, rewards and rebates to get your business. This doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be selective. Choose the wrong card or use it in the wrong way, and the endless possibilities... Read more
You’re Wasting Up to $40,000 by Not Investing Your Gasoline Savings
Thanks to falling gas prices, you’re saving money every time you fill up your car or truck. But are you actually saving it, or are you spending it like found money? It’s by putting our gas savings in an emergency fund, a retirement fund or a child’s registered education... Read more
JetBlue Plus Card: More Rewards, More Benefits
JetBlue Plus Card is the new high-end customer loyalty credit card from JetBlue. This is a MasterCard issued by Barclaycard. If you like to fly JetBlue, then getting a credit card that lets you chalk up points when you make purchases is a good way to get award flights... Read more
7 Credit Card Application Tips for the Best Chance of Approval
Applying for a credit card these days is as simple as entering your information into an online form and clicking “submit.” But getting approved for a credit card requires pre-emptive planning that should start long before you apply. #1 Know your credit score Your credit score is one of... Read more
Top 13 Loan Mistakes That You Should Avoid in 2017
Over 13 million consumers were victims of fraud last year. Unfortunately, this number will rise unless consumers take precautions to protect their identities. Credit card companies, with the use of advanced technology, have come up with new credit cards (also known as EMV chip cards) to reduce fraud risk.... Read more
Guide to Choosing the Best Credit Cards for Everyday Purchases
With so many cards offering points, miles, and other perks to choose from, comparing cards can be very difficult. The focus here is on credit cards with rewards that would be best for everyday use. If you could have only one rewards card, these are the cards we think... Read more
5 Best Travel Reward Credit Cards
Travel credit cards offer a great opportunity to earn free points that can be redeemed for airfares, hotels, or cold hard cash. In the race to get customers, credit card issuing companies partner with various travel brands (or just simply offer their own card) that entice consumers with sign... Read more
10 Top Mortgage Tips to Successfully Fund Your Home in 2017
Becoming a homeowner requires a significant amount of effort, but when you do your homework, the effort pays off in a big way. You have been saving money for months. Your debts are paid and you have been eyeing a particular house for some time now. You make an... Read more
How to Effectively Monitor Your Credit Score and Credit Report
If you have bad credit, it can mean less than favorable interest rates for you as well as costing you thousands more when you get a car loan, a student loan, or take out a mortgage. It can result in your not being able to lease that apartment you... Read more