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5 hacks to prevent falling into credit card debt

With some helpful hacks, you can avoid spending too much and prevent credit card debt. Learn more here.

13 ways to prevent credit card fraud

Maybe you've taken steps to avoid identity theft, and even applied a credit freeze to your credit report. Read these tips on how to protect your credit card from fraud.

7 reasons for your credit score drop (and how to fix it)

Figuring out what happened to your credit and how to fix the issue can be tough. Here are all the possible problems that could have caused your credit score drop.

3 rules for earning credit card rewards without harming your credit

Earn credit card rewards without making your credit score drop. Here are 3 rules to follow to avoid harming your credit.

Credit score money tips: 3 tips to fix your credit ASAP

Fixing a credit score can take time, but there are steps you can take to fix your credit score. If you want to fix your credit score ASAP, follow along to learn more.

The "debt snowball" and "debt avalanche" might sound gimmicky, but they're both highly effective strategies to get out of credit card debt

Debt repayment strategies prioritize your debts to help pay off certain liabilities faster. Learn effective strategies to overcome credit card debt here.

I make a 6-figure salary but I'm still always broke

Do you earn a 6-figure salary but have no savings to show for it? Learn different ways to control your spending so you can start saving for your future.

3 things you should never have in your wallet (plus 3 things you should)

A professional's valuable opinion on the 3 things you should never have in your wallet—plus the 3 things you should. Here's how to cleanse and lighten your wallet.

What is a perfect credit score, and how can you get one?

What is the perfect credit score, and how can you get one? Having a good credit score can increase your chances when buying a home or taking out a loan. Read on to learn more about achieving your perfect score.

How to raise your credit card limit

Use this guide on when and how to ask for a higher credit limit. Learn how to raise your credit card limit and when not to.

Why you shouldn't shy away from credit cards

Credit cards are a necessary aspect to a well rounded and healthy personal financial life. Learn more about why credit cards are a necessity.

What is a credit card's grace period?

A credit card's grace period can be defined as a period of time during which the cardholder is not charged interest on a balance, typically lasting at least 21 days.

How to protect your credit in a divorce

Your credit can take a negative hit during divorce procedures. Learn how to protect your credit while going through divorce.

What is the 'right' number of credit cards?

Is there such a thing as too many credit cards?

Does canceling a credit card hurt your credit?

Will canceling credit cards impact your credit score? Learn about the financial implications of canceling your credit card.

How you could be using your credit cards all wrong

How do you utilize your credit cards? This article outlines ways that may show you how you could be using your credit cards incorrectly.

What to consider before you get a loan

Are you thinking of taking out a loan? Read this article for tips on what to consider before getting a loan.

Applying for a credit limit increase: what you should know

Are you applying for a credit limit increase? Here is what you need to know.

Money basics: How to prioritize debt

Between credit cards, student loans, and mortgages, there are many types of debt out there. Watch this video for three tips that can help you tackle it all. (1:55)
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