Credit Cards Archive

5 Ways to Increase your Credit Rating

Having a good credit rating is important if you need to borrow money for things such as holidays or mortgages. The first thing that a potential lender will want to know about before deciding to grant you a loan is your credit score because this will help determine how eligible you are for a loan

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Basic Troubleshooting Steps for Credit Card Errors

Credit cards are the most common mode of payment method for customers. Based on a report by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 80 percent of consumers hold a credit card. A close second are debit card holders with 78 percent, while prepaid card users are at 17 percent only. Usage may not be on

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How not to start a business

People start businesses all the time with varying degrees of success. My wife and I have even started our own online business which is slowly starting to see sales increase which is nice. One thing that you would expect people to do when starting or buying a business is to perform some form of cost

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How To Stop Spending Money

Nothing annoys me more than people who excessively waste money then cry poor. If you want to learn how to stop spending money then I have one very simple rule for you to follow. It isn’t hard, but if you have been frivolously spending money for years then it might be a little more difficult

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Interview with Andrew Boyd – Credit Card Compare

Today I have an interview with Andrew Boyd from Credit card Compare. I hope you find the information that Andrew shares as interesting as I did.   Can you please tell me a little bit about your site and how it can benefit users? Credit Card Compare is a comparison website that offers Australian consumers

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Make Sure You Shop Around for Credit Cards

There are many reasons to have a credit card and there are many different credit card providers for you to signup with. Both my wife and I have credit cards that we use fairly regularly. Our credit cards cost us $0 in annual fees and have a 55 day interest free period for us to

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4 Tips for Sticking to Your Budget

It’s prudent for a family or an individual to plan, develop, and put in place a budget. A budget is an effective tool for staying in control of expenditures, and it’s the primary tool helps you keep on course in saving money and paying down household debt. Speaking from personal experience, I was lost before

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Using your Mortgage as your Emergency Fund

The following is a guest post from James who is documenting his path to early retirement over at Free in Ten Years (freeintenyears.com). He aspires to live on 25% of his income and invest the rest by being extremely frugal and avoiding typical consumer traps. He plans on being free from work in less than

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6 Easy Money SAVING Tips

Many people claim not to have any money, I hear it all the time. Yet when I start examining their lives compared to mine, I see no reason why they too shouldn’t be able to save money

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