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Applying for Credit Cards Online


In the olden days, about 10 years ago, before the internet, consumers would have to fill in applications for credit cards, loans, mortgages and so on by hand. It's hard to believe now, but this lengthy process was the norm, with requests for extra documentation and references going backwards and forwards, until finally the application was accepted or rejected.

Credit Repair Services vs. Do-It-Yourself Credit Repair


Millions of Americans suffer because of bad credit these days, and almost all of these people turn to the Internet for help. In the past 5 years hundreds of 'internet-based' credit repair services have sprung up, preying on consumers in need of real help.

Finding What is on Your Credit Report


A credit report is basically a file about you kept by lenders and banks. As annoying as it may be, it's still perfectly legal for them to gather all sorts of details about you.

Using Credit Cards Wisely


"I think money was stolen from my card" or "I might have blocked my card in the ATM" - these are frequent problems that bank customer-support officers usually hear from agitated clients. Incorrect use of credit cards or wrong interpretations of their functions are frequent even after tens of years of credit-card extensive use.

Maximizing Credit Card Rewards


We spend money every single day on many different types of products and services and the banks' newest offer is that of saving when spending if you use their services; that is if you pay for your expenditures with special credit cards. These credit cards are part of a wide offer and the best thing to do is read as many bank-offers as possible before choosing a particular card.

How to Order the Right Credit Reports to Repair Your Own Credit


In this week's article, I am going to offer some tips and insight regarding how to order the right credit reports needed to repair your credit.Believe it or not, a majority of the credit reports offered on the internet don't have the required information (File Number, Confirmation number, or Report number) needed to repair your own credit.

Free Credit Report - Watch Out for Scams


Many people may still not be aware of an amendment to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) that Congress passed last year. This amendment allows U.

Dont Dig Your Own Pit


If you want to enjoy your life out of spending, enjoy if you have your own resources and money.But don't enjoy your life by becoming a debtor to somebody.

Credit Cards - A Blessing or a Curse?


Owning a credit card can be quite an advantage. Whether making online purchases, booking an air ticket or a hotel room on the phone or simply being in need of some emergency cash, having a credit card can be a big help.

What Is A Credit Report?


Even if you have heard of a credit report, you may not know exactly what it is. If so, this credit report article is for you.

Good Credit Is a Necessity for Everyday Living


Most of us want a good credit report to obtain vehicle financing, credit cards for emergencies and luxuries, and to finance a home mortgage. However, beyond these consumer loans, a great credit report makes your life easier.

The Best Strategy To Erase Credit Card Debt


Credit card debt is a growing sickness in the United States and Europe. It is very important to eliminate debt and take control of your financial health.

Small Business Credit Cards


So what do you look for when applying for a credit card for your small business? One thing is for sure, wasting money isn't an option because it can make or break your business. Things to look for are low interest rates and good customer service.

7 Compelling Reasons Why A Prepaid Debit Card May Be Just The Financial Tool You Need


Prepaid debit cards are great financial tools and may be just the financial tool you need. Here a seven compelling reasons why:1.

Getting Your Credit Report and Understanding Whats On It


If you intend to apply for a loan, you need to obtain your credit score. Understanding what this score means will allow you to make the loan process easier and quicker.

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