Tag Archives: Credit


Help filing for bankruptcy without a fee
You need money to pay a lawyer when filing bankruptcy, but there may be ways around it.
Europe’s debt crisis & the US economy
European debt is an ocean away from the U.S., but its impact could trickle down to Main Street.
12 tips to manage credit card debt in 2012
Don’t go crazy with credit cards. Rein in your plastic before your card debt becomes drastic.


3 questions about credit card reform | 2011-03-28

Clear up confusion about new credit card rules with the answers to these questions. http://www.bankrate.com/finance/credit-cards/3-questions-about-credit-card-reform-1.aspx?ec_id=brmint_newsalert_20110328

New credit card rules limit penalty fees | 2011-03-28

Find out if the CARD Act provisions on late payments and interest-rate increases will benefit you. http://www.bankrate.com/finance/credit-cards/new-credit-card-rules-limit-penalty-fees.aspx?ec_id=brmint_newsalert_20110328

Understanding the new credit card rules | 2011-03-28

Confused about credit cards? Here’s what to know about managing credit post-CARD Act. http://www.bankrate.com/finance/credit-cards/must-know-credit-card-rules.aspx?ec_id=brmint_newsalert_20110328

10 canny credit card tips for 2011 | 2011-03-28

Navigate the new credit card environment. Here’s a guide to rules effective in 2011. http://www.bankrate.com/finance/credit-cards/10-credit-card-tips-for-2011-1.aspx?ec_id=brmint_newsalert_20110328

8 ‘gotchas’ of the Credit CARD Act | 2011-03-28

CARD Act reforms are now in effect. Here’s where the credit cardlaw falls short. http://www.bankrate.com/finance/credit-cards/8-gotchas-of-the-credit-card-act-1.aspx?ec_id=brmint_newsalert_20110328

6 tips for a fabulously free vacation | 2011-03-28

Follow this road map for finding freebies to lighten your vacation travel tab. http://www.bankrate.com/finance/smart-spending/6-tips-for-a-fabulously-free-vacation-1.aspx?ec_id=brmint_newsalert_20110328


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Will 1 late credit card payment hike rate? | 2011-03-16

The rules are clear on rate increases, but there are other penalties for late payments. http://www.bankrate.com/finance/credit-cards/will-1-late-credit-card-payment-hike-rate.aspx?ec_id=brmint_newsalert_20110316

Keep open old cards to boost credit scores | 2011-03-16

One easy way to boost your credit scores– keep open those old, zero-balance credit cards. http://www.bankrate.com/finance/credit-cards/how-an-old-credit-card-helps-credit-scores.aspx?ec_id=brmint_newsalert_20110316

Best credit cards to build credit | 2011-03-16

Even with no credit history, you can begin building a base with these types of cards. http://www.bankrate.com/finance/credit-cards/best-credit-cards-to-build-credit.aspx?ec_id=brmint_newsalert_20110316


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Credit card rewards survey | 2011-03-14

Credit card reward programs continue to appeal to consumeres who want the most bang for their buck.  http://www.bankrate.com/finance/video/credit-card-rewards-survey.aspx?ec_id=brmint_newsalert_20110314

3 tips on choosing a cash-back credit card | 2011-03-14

The choices are plentiful, but these tips make it easy to find the best card for you. http://www.bankrate.com/finance/credit-cards/3-tips-on-choosing-a-cash-back-credit-card-1.aspx?ec_id=brmint_newsalert_20110314

2011 Credit Card Rewards survey | 2011-03-14

Read the details on 32 popular cash-back cards in the results of our 2011 survey. http://www.bankrate.com/finance/credit-cards/2011-credit-card-rewards-survey.aspx?ec_id=brmint_newsalert_20110314

Are cash-back cards still a good deal? | 2011-03-14

Bankrate‘s2011 Credit Card Rewards Surveyreveals how card issuers reacted to regulations. http://www.bankrate.com/finance/credit-cards/are-cash-back-cards-still-a-good-deal.aspx?ec_id=brmint_newsalert_20110314


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  How to lower credit card interest rates | 2011-02-17

Getting lower credit card interest rates is no easy task, but you can do it yourself. http://www.bankrate.com/finance/credit-cards/lower-your-credit-card-interest-cost.aspx?ec_id=brmint_newsalert_20110216

  3 tricks to pay down credit card debt | 2011-02-17

Paying credit card debt is a major undertaking. Here are some tips to help you organize your attack. http://www.bankrate.com/finance/credit-cards/get-started-on-that-credit-card-debt.aspx?ec_id=brmint_newsalert_20110216

 Credit freeze requires advance thaw | 2011-02-17

A credit freeze is a security measure against identity theft, but has its disadvantages. http://www.bankrate.com/finance/credit-cards/credit-freeze-requires-advance-thaw.aspx?ec_id=brmint_newsalert_20110216

 5 downsides to prepaid debit cards | 2011-02-17

These cards offer a payment solution for the unbanked, but they have their drawbacks. http://www.bankrate.com/finance/credit-cards/5-downsides-to-prepaid-debit-cards-1.aspx?ec_id=brmint_newsalert_20110216