Financial Cents: Posts About Credit Cards
Closing a credit card will negatively impact your score, but not for the reason you think.
Posted on: May 11, 2018
Cash advances just show up as normal credit card purchases on your credit report.
Posted on: April 27, 2018
Even if you're closing it and replacing it with a new card, think again!
Posted on: April 18, 2018
If you can score a good promotional offer, a balance transfer could help supercharge your debt repayment—but it's not risk-free.
Posted on: March 29, 2018
Store credit cards can be useful for building a better payment history, but they're also a really easy way to accumulate more high-interest debt.
Posted on: March 22, 2018
Episode two of our new web series covers some credit card basics and offers handy tips for how to use your card properly.
Posted on: August 14, 2017
These cards are available for folks with bad credit and using one responsibly can help fix your score.
Posted on: August 04, 2017
Are your credit cards working for you... or against you? Use these 3 simple credit card tips to make sure your credit cards are helping you and not holding you back!
Posted on: July 06, 2017
Sure, credit can seem complex. But once you separate the myths from the facts, you might be surprised how manageable it all really is. Rod Griffin, the Director of Public Education for Experian, breaks it all down for you!
Posted on: January 27, 2017
Do you know your credit score? More importantly, do you know how to improve it? We spoke with Rod Griffin, the Director of Public Education for Experian, for a review of the basics of credit to help you live a better, more informed financial life now!
Posted on: January 20, 2017