Financial Cents: Posts About Credit Cards

Are 0% APR Offers a Scam?

Learn how these types of loans work to protect both your monthly balance and yourself from running into a bad credit situation.

Posted on: August 20, 2019


Your Credit Score vs. Your Card Limits

How does one impact the other?

Posted on: August 01, 2019


Credit Card Cash Advances Can Flag You as Risky

Taking out too many cash advances can hurt your customer profile with your credit card company.

Posted on: July 25, 2019


5 Signs You’re Stuck in a Cycle of Debt

Feeling like you can’t get ahead on your bills? Living paycheck to paycheck and making minimum payments may confirm you need a new system.

Posted on: July 19, 2019


Can You Fix Bad Credit as a 20- or 30-Something?

Millennials can often struggle financially, which is bad for their credit scores. But these tips can help build credit profiles worth texting home about!

Posted on: July 08, 2019


How to Sniff out Hidden Fees

Not-so-fantastic fees and where to find them!

Posted on: July 03, 2019


No Credit? Here Are 3 Ways to Start Building Some

In order to have good credit, you need to build up a positive credit history. For some people, that means starting from scratch.

Posted on: May 28, 2019


Can Renting a Car Affect Your Credit?

Has anyone ever told you that you should always use a credit card to rent a car instead of a debit card? Your credit score is one of the reasons why.

Posted on: May 03, 2019


Will Closing a Credit Card Affect Your Credit Score?

It might seem odd, but closing a credit card can actually hurt your score, especially if it's one of your oldest cards and/or carries a high credit limit.

Posted on: April 10, 2019


Financial Basics: How to Use Credit Responsibly

To help celebrate National Financial Literacy Month, we're getting back to basics: If you want to use credit responsibly, you should start by focusing on the right kinds of debt.

Posted on: April 09, 2019