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Nicknaming a Credit Card
By:
Shaun Connell
January 28, 2023
3 Min Read

The Ultimate Guide to Credit Card Nicknames (With Tips)

What's a credit card nickname, and why would you want one? We're not talking about the synonyms for the actual…
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Amex Platinum Card
By:
Shaun Connell
January 21, 2023
3 Min Read

Is Amex Platinum Worth The $695 Annual Premium?

Many consider the Amex Platinum Card a luxury card only used by wealthy people who can afford to throw away…
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Managing Credit Card Utilization
By:
Shaun Connell
January 13, 2023
3 Min Read

Is It Possible to Hide Your Credit Card Utilization? (With Tips)

When it comes to credit card utilization, you may wonder if it's possible to hide your usage from creditors and…
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Applying For a Payment Plan
By:
Shaun Connell
January 7, 2023
3 Min Read

The Ultimate Guide to Payment and Installment Plans

Are you looking for an easier and more flexible way to pay for the things you need? If so, you're…
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Opening a No Overdraft Fees Checking Account
By:
Shaun Connell
December 30, 2022
3 Min Read

10 Banks With The Best "No Overdraft Fee" Checking Accounts

Are you tired of worrying about overdraft fees? If so, you're not alone. Banks can be difficult to navigate, and…
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Person Checking Credit Report
By:
Shaun Connell
December 26, 2022
3 Min Read

Step by Step: How to Remove Evictions From Your Credit Report

Are you trying to improve your credit score but have been held back by an eviction notice on your credit…
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American Express Credit Cards
By:
Shaun Connell
December 16, 2022
3 Min Read

FAQ: Which American Express Credit Card is The Easiest to Get?

American Express credit cards aren't easy to get as they all require at least a "good" credit score. With FICO®,…
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A Department Store Credit Card
By:
Shaun Connell
December 9, 2022
3 Min Read

The Best Department Store Credit Cards for Bad Credit

As of this month, there are 212 companies offering credit cards. But if your credit score is fair or poor,…
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Newly Opened Credit Card
By:
Shaun Connell
December 3, 2022
3 Min Read

FAQ: Does Opening a New Credit Card Increase My Credit Score?

It's hard to maneuver through today's world without credit. Gone are the days when you could have a cash-only life.…
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Person Reviewing Credit Score Drop
By:
Shaun Connell
November 27, 2022
3 Min Read

My Credit Score Dropped 100 Points — Why Did This Happen?

It's always a little heart-stopping when you check your credit report and see your score has dropped by 100 points.…
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Using a Second Chance Credit Union
By:
Shaun Connell
November 18, 2022
3 Min Read

How to Use Second Chance Credit Unions to Rebuild Your Credit

If you need to rebuild your credit, you're not alone. In 2022, 15.5% (39.28 million) of Americans have bad credit,…
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Contacting the Credit Bureaus
By:
Shaun Connell
November 11, 2022
3 Min Read

Credit Bureaus Contact Info: Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion

Did you know there are nearly 40 credit reporting agencies in the U.S.? But you've probably only heard of three…
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Applying For a Credit Card
By:
Shaun Connell
November 5, 2022
3 Min Read

Are There “Guaranteed Approval” Credit Cards for Bad Credit?

Are there such things as "guaranteed approval" credit cards for people with bad credit? Doesn't it sound a little like…
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Woman Reviewing Late Payments
By:
Shaun Connell
October 28, 2022
3 Min Read

How to Remove Late Payments Incurred During COVID-19

It's easy enough to make a payment late during the best of times, but with the effects of COVID-19 still…
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how to build credit
By:
Amy Gilmore
October 24, 2022
3 Min Read

How to Build Credit When You Have No Credit History

Knowing how to build credit when you have no credit history is something everyone needs to know. Unfortunately, many Americans…
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