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Reducing the High Cost of Credit Card Debt
Consumers pay over $100 billion every year on credit card interest charges and fees. We explain how to minimize the high cost of credit card debt.
Always consider cost before opening credit cards with annual fees
Are Gas Cards Still a Good Value in 2018?
As gas prices increase and interest rates on gas cards rise, is it still wise to use a co-branded gas credit card to fill up? Some experts say no.
Valentine’s Day 2018: It’s the Little Things that Add Up
Consolidated Credit offers a quick infographic snapshot of expected spending for Valentine’s Day 2018. This year, it’s the little things that add up to near record spending on sweethearts. We offer tips on how to use credit cards wisely as you spread the love.
Good Debt vs Bad Debt
A new study finds that 2 out of 3 consumers believe they will never be debt free, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing when you consider the difference between good debt vs bad debt. We explain the difference so you can get the right financing for your needs.
Ending the Confusion to Achieve Homeownership
Potential homebuyers are confused about the homebuying process and unaware of financial assistance programs that can help them achieve homeownership.
How Much Should You Tip in 2017?
A new poll reveals credit card holders are some of the best tippers in the U.S., but how much should you tip in 2017? Who should you tip or not tip?.
10 Tax Deductions You May Be Overlooking
Are you maximizing your tax refund? Here are 10 tax deductions that many hard working Americans are overlooking with tips on how to maximize your refund.
How to Escape Your Unemployment (or Under-Employment) Trap

Principal Recruiter Lays the Blueprint By Ginny Grimsley There’s good news for jobs in the United States. •  In June, the private sector added 288,000 jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. •  The unemployment rate has shrunk to 6.1 percent, the lowest since September 2008, when the Great Recession was just starting. The […]

Creating Positive Financial Habits for Your Children

Nationally Recognized Personal Finance Expert Explains How to Educate Your Kids about Money As a parent, it’s important to introduce your children to healthy habits, and that doesn’t stop when it comes to the topic of finances. “Instilling financial discipline in your children  is easiest at a young age, especially if you can do it […]

Chili’s Coupons

Chili’s has a two different deals you can take advantage of. The first deal is for a free kid’s meal with the purchase of an adult entrée. The second deal is for a free appetizer of your choice with the purchase of an adult entrée. Click here to print the coupons. These deals are available […]

Don’t Become A Victim of Labor Day Deals

Labor Day Weekend marks the second largest retail sales weekend of the year. This holiday weekend is the official end-of-summer celebration, marking the beginning of back to school for children and the end of family vacations. With Black Friday being only a couple of months away, many shoppers will be scoping out stores nationwide to […]

Top 10 Credit Cards for People With Bad Credit

If you have bad credit and are interested in getting a credit card to help you to begin rebuilding your credit history, make sure you get the credit card that is right for you. Keep in mind that making on-time minimum monthly payments with all of your creditors and keeping your account balances low relative […]

10 Tips That Will Save You Money When Buying A Car

With the rapid growth of the auto industry and the sizeable government incentives that are being offered, it is now easier for buyers to make a deal. Purchasing a reliable used car once gave buyers the most bang for their buck, but today it can sometimes makes more sense to purchase a new car as […]

Back-to-School is High Season for Child Identity Theft

By: Caroline Wilbert Tips From Equifax Experts to Help Protect Your Child’s Identity Whether you are enrolling your kindergartener in school for the first time, equipping your middle school child with his first smartphone or sending your daughter to high school with a debit card, it’s important during the back-to-school season to be vigilant about […]

Reducing the cost of your work commute

Millions of Americans commute to work everyday, and incur various expenses from gas and public transportation to tolls.  Throughout the year, these costs can add up, significantly reducing the amount of money you have at your disposal. This can be especially difficult if you have a mountain of credit card debt, as you will need to […]