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Guide To The Right Credit Card

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Its everywhere you want to be. For everything else, theres MasterCard. Dont leave home without it. Credit cards are everywhere and their slogans make it clear. In the past decade, more and more companies have jumped on the credit card bandwagon to provide affinity credit cards, branded credit cards and credit cards that offer rewards for their use...

History of Credit Cards

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Credit Cards have become an absolute necessity so much so that we take them for granted. A number of money experts have already slated the paper currency as a dying dinosaur. But have you ever wondered where did this plastic money of credit card come from? What is the history of credit cards? Whose genius was it anyways? Though the idea of "have now, pay later" existed since the 1700s but it was only in the early 20th century that the banks started taking credit protection in form of overdrafts...

History of the Cash Back Credit Card

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Cash back credit cards have been an option for cardholders for around 15 years. Despite having been around for awhile, cash back credit cards continue to remain popular with consumers. The reasons for this are obvious - everyone enjoys receiving free money! A Change in Thinking When cash back credit cards were introduced to the market, they were warmly received...

How Best To Use A Credit Card

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

If you are new to the world of credit cards, then you need to know the basics before going ahead and choosing the right credit card. Although all the terms and companies offering cards can seem confusing at first, if you do your homework then learning the basics takes no time at all...

How Credit Works

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

In order to acquire and maintain access to credit, one must have a working understanding of how credit works - namely, how credit scores are established and tracked by the three major credit bureaus. Inquiry Myths As discussed in "The Larry Rule," people who repetitively apply for credit are viewed with suspicion by the credit agencies...

How Do Secured Credit Cards Work?

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Secured Credit Cards - Pros, Cons, and What to Watch Out For If you've been turned down for several credit cards, even with low credit limits, a secured credit card may be the right product for you...

How To Borrow Money From Your Bank

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

If you need some extra money, then borrowing from your bank might be the answer. If you use a bank simply for savings and a current account, then perhaps it is time to look at other financial products that your bank can offer...

How To Build Up Your Credit Rating

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

If you have just come out of college or University debt-free then you are extremely lucky. However, now that you want some credit you may find all paths blocked to you. Having no previous credit history makes it hard to borrow money...

How To Cancel A Credit Card

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

If you are fed up with one of your credit cards or simply dont use it, then perhaps is the right time to cancel that card. However, cancelling a card can be tricky, as the company obviously wants you to stay with them...



How to Check Credit Reports

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

Credit Reports - What's On Them, and How to Check Yours Businesses in the United States buy more than two billion credit reports every year. Since there are currently fewer than 300 million people in the country, this means that the average adult has his or her credit reports examined by someone about once every other month...

How To Compare Credit Cards

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

When you shop for a credit card, you want one that has the best features and options available. If you get the wrong credit card, you could end up with a high interest rate or unnecessary fees. The number of available offers is staggering and what works for one person may not work for another...

How To Get An Interest Free Credit Card

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

As competition in the UK credit card industry has consistently increased in recent years, credit card providers have been searching for more and more ways to attract customers to their own package of products...

How To Get Your Best Cash Back Credit Card

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

A very popular option these days is the credit card that gives you cash back on some of the purchases you make. A couple of credit cards are even giving back as much as 5-10%. But before you go out and get one of these for yourself, there are some things you should know about first...

How To Increase Your Credit Card Limit

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

If you have a credit card but are fed up because you have a low limit, then now is the time to start getting your limit increased. It might seem tricky to get your limit increased, but if you follow a few simple steps then your credit limit will gradually increase to the level that you want...

Is Cashback The Future For Credit Cards?

On Feb 25, 2015 0 104 52

For several years now, one of the most sought after features on a credit card has been a long 0% balance transfer deal, almost to the exclusion of any other feature except maybe the headline interest rate of the card...

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