It’s not unusual for couples to have different approaches to personal finance — particularly when it comes to credit cards. For us personally, my husband does not have a credit card, while I’ve had a  few. He pays for everything with his debit card. In recent years I have gotten... Read more
Two of our favorite personal finance bloggers — Ninja @PunchDebtintheFace and WellHeeledBlog — aren’t too happy about Capitol One’s acquisition of their beloved ING Direct. What do you think about the combo? Leave a comment below! ___________________________________ LendingTree has an easy way to shop for credit cards online. We’ll help... Read more
Advertising Disclosure There’s a rapidly-growing movement in the personal finance community that wants us to abandon our credit cards completely. The lingering effects of the recession has prompted reactions like the recent “Shred Your Credit Card” campaign, which is using the power of blogging and social media to amplify... Read more
I used to depend on my credit card to purchase just about everything: gas, food, clothes, candy, dinner – even paying the bills. It was convenient, but it also got me into some serious financial trouble when mixed with my spend-a-holic propensities. So one day I got rid of my... Read more
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Advertising Disclosure How we spend and save our money is influential in how we plan for and manage our homes. That’s why we’re featuring a series of guest posts from popular personal finance bloggers. Today’s post comes from the blogger at who has a few words to say... Read more
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People use credit cards in many different ways but many do not use it the right way – are you one of the guilty? Understanding how to use credit cards correctly can save you a lot of money and stress later on. Five Ways to Use Credit Cards Emergency... Read more
With the rise in identity theft cases and the push for rapid rescoring for the lowest loan rate available from a lender, it’s important that people keep an eye out on their credit. While you can obtain all three credit reports free once a year, it’s important that you... Read more
With the recent hikes in interest rates on credit cards, you may feel like you will never pay them off. Most of the time, when you’re paying the minimum amount due you are hardly ever paying on the principal, which means it will take you even longer to pay... Read more