Credit Cards

When and Why I Use My Credit Card

April 4, 2012

I have a love/hate relationship with my credit card. I loved using my credit cards in the past when I needed them, I hated paying off the debt over several years, and now I love using them responsibly and watching my credit score get stronger and stronger each month. I have definitely made my share […]

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Are You Wasting Money on Credit Card Interest?

March 15, 2012

(Guest Post by Jeffrey Weber) If you have credit card debt and good credit, chances are pretty high that you’re wasting money on interest. Just how much you’re wasting will vary tremendously based on your interest rate and average monthly balance, but here are a few numbers to reflect on: A person who carries an average […]

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Credit For a Cup of Coffee?

March 14, 2012

Good Morning DINKS.  We recently received an email from one of our long time readers named Mike from Silicon Valley.  His story was so intriguing that I just felt the need to share. Mike works in Silicon Valley California and he recently experienced something that made him wonder if his spending habits are old school […]

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Pay Off Your Credit Cards Sooner

January 25, 2012

As you may know I have recently turned my financial life around, it is by no means perfect but it is on the right path.  I no longer take money for granted, I always pay my bills on time, and I don’t accumulate debt. I decided to keep one credit card open in order to […]

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I Just Cut Up My Credit Card… And Not By Choice!

January 24, 2012

Good Morning DINKS.  This is an impromptu post, it was not planned but last night something happened to me and I just have to share the story with you along with my feelings.  I am feeling a whole slew of emotions about my recent Credit Card experience and I would love to hear from others […]

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The Most Optimal Way to Use Your Flier Miles

December 1, 2011
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(Guest Post by Sunil, from Extra Money Blog) My wife and I do a lot of traveling and I don’t know why, but  recently we started discussing when and where we should be using our frequent flier miles. In addition to frequent traveling, we take advantage of attractive promotions that give away miles such as […]

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Weekly Roundup: Credit Cards, Calculators & Bad Habits

November 18, 2011

Happy Friday DINKS. Today we have searched the web and found the best posts about Credit Cards.  Some of us love our Credit Cards because they help us build our credit score and they also help us buy things that we love. However, some of us may hate our Credit Cards because they can also […]

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Credit Card Users Anonymous

October 17, 2011

My name is Kristina, and I used to be an out of control Credit Card User. This is where you all say “Hello Kristina.”  I am proud to say that I have been credit card sober for 2.5 years. Many of us have credit cards and the truth is that each of us feels very […]

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5 Great Reasons To Use Your Credit Card

October 13, 2011

Morning DINKS.  Today we are discussing helpful ways to use our Credit Card.  If misused our Credit Cards can be very harmful to our Financial Lives. If we accumulate hundreds or thousands of dollars in debt and we are unable to make the minimum monthly payments our credit score can be ruined.  If we spend […]

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