Posts Tagged ‘prepaid cards’

These days, it can be difficult to pay for certain things without a credit card. Even without the need to borrow money or the desire to build credit, having a credit card number is often needed for various types of purchases—for example, ordering something online. With bad credit, it can be difficult to qualify for […]

  While there are some advantages to consider when it comes to keeping your credit cards, there are also some advantages to consider when it comes to closing them all out, too. Some of these benefits include: No financing charges Even without debt problems or poor spending habits, it’s important to remember that credit cards […]

There are a lot of benefits to keeping your credit card accounts active. With responsible use, they can be a good way to build up your credit, which is necessary in order to qualify for larger loans (such as a mortgage). They can make it easier and more convenient to shop online, and they’re arguably […]

Many different credit decisions, accounts, payment histories, and other items will show up on a consumer’s credit report and influence their credit score. However, there are also a lot of financial details that don’t have any effect on credit and won’t show up on a credit report. Some of these include: Timely utility bills Although […]

From bill payments to reward programs, there are a lot of myths out there when it comes to credit cards. Some commonly misunderstood credit card information includes: Myth #1: With airline mile rewards, you can travel for free, wherever and whenever. Fact: When it comes to redeeming airline miles, whether through travel or through a […]