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  1. The 5 Biggest Factors That Affect Your Credit

    Credit companies rely on these factors to determine whether to lend to you and at ...
  2. Retirement Savings Tips For 35- To 44-Year-Olds

    Learn how the "sandwich generation" can save for retirement while taking care of ...
  3. How to Raise Your Credit Score Quickly

    Here are the best tips for raising your credit score quickly.
  4. 8 Financial Tips For Young Adults

    You don't need an MBA to learn how to save money and invest in your future.
  5. Good Credit? Try This Credit Card Alternative

    Personal loans are a credit card alternative to try if you've got great credit and ...
  6. MasterCard Weighs Entering The China Market (MA)

    China is expected to be the world's largest market for credit card processors by ...
  1. MasterCard Weighs Entering The China Market (MA)

    China is expected to be the world's largest market for credit card processors by ...
  2. Visa Earnings Coming Up: What to Expect?

    Visa shares rose almost 1% higher Wednesday in anticipation of solid third-quarter ...
  3. American Express Earnings on Tap: What to Expect?

    The company appears to have put the worst behind it, but what will drive growth in ...
  4. Wal-Mart Bans Visa In Some Canadian Stores (WMT,V)

    Wal-Mart bans Visa in some Canadian stores as the two giants battle over processing ...
  5. MasterCard Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday ...

    MasterCard will send its dividend payment on August 9 to shareholders of record as ...
  6. Two Financials To Sell Short At Resistance (JPM, ...

    The financial sector got clobbered after the Brexit referendum and should offer profitable ...
  1. All About Student Loans

    Student loans bridge the gap between college savings, scholarships and earnings from ...
  2. Credit Card Tutorial

    Credit cards can be a useful tool if you know what you are getting into. Learn the ...
  3. Credit And Debt Management

    America is addicted to debt. Learn how to manage your credit and keep debt from ruining ...
  1. How is the minimum payment on a credit card calculated?

    Even when minimum payments are low, consumers should still aim to pay off credit card balances every month.
  2. Should I pay my mortgage with my credit card to earn credit card rewards?

    Paying a large, recurring bill with a credit card certainly sounds like a smart way to maximize the points, cash back or ...
  3. Are credit card rewards considered taxable income by the IRS?

    Learn about when the Internal Revenue Service considers the financial value of gifts received from credit card reward programs ...
  4. Debt Counseling: 4 Signs You Need Help

    Stop stressing about debt and bills and avoiding phone calls from debt collectors. Get help from a debt and credit counselor ...
  1. 5 Ways Your Partner Can Ruin Your Credit

    Financial disagreement is one of the top reasons couples split, and often after one ...
  2. 7 Tips To Bounce Back From A Credit Score Disaster

    Find out how to repair bad credit in seven simple steps.
  3. 8 Steps To An Organized Financial Life

    Check out these eight easy steps that can help you take the confusion out of your ...
  4. 7 Tips For Closing A Credit Card

    Closing a credit card can help improve your credit score by freeing up your available ...
  5. Top 6 Mindless Money Wasters

    If you'd like to save more money, first you'll need to conquer the first step: coming ...
  6. Debunking 10 Budget Myths

    Putting 10 budget myths in their place
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