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A Credit Score Trick To Use When Buying A House

When it comes to buying a house, your credit score can be the deciding factor in saving your thousands of dollars over the life of the loan. So it's important to boost your score by taking a look at your credit for errors, not going over your current credit card limits, don't pay bills late and don...
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Latest Banking Scam Is Pretty Convincing If You're Not Paying Attention

Scammers are relentless and are finding even more cunning ways to get their hands on your information. The latest one of the more convincing ones yet and it involves a combination of fake texts and cardless ATMs to steal thousands of dollars. The newest trend among that banks are offering to...
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Your Social Security Card Is Still Printed On Paper For A Very Good Reason

It is interesting that your entire identity revolves around your social security number. A nine digit number, unique to you, and required for so many things in the United States like a driver's license, obtaining a mortgage, getting a job, enrolling in school and even filing your taxes! But unlike...
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When It May Be A Good Idea To Opt For The Car Rental Insurance Offered

When it comes to renting a car we're quick to dismiss the additional insurance offered as most car insurance plans cover liability and injury even on rentals. However there has been a nice and mostly overlooked perk that many credit cards offer. While the minimum liability insurance required in...
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Summer Scams To Avoid

Summer may be the season to relax thieves are in full swing is attempting to rip you off. So here are some very common summertime scams you can avoid because we're going to point them out! While we are always looking for a bargain, especially when planning a vacation, beware of the vacation rental...
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Woman Mistakenly Tips Server using Her PIN Instead

A momentary slip of the mind has cost one woman over $7,000. A French woman was at a coffee shop and had requested to pay her bill that equals around $23.76 USD. She wanted to include a tip but mistakenly entered her PIN of 7686 in the section designated for a tip. So instead of leaving a $5 tip,...
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A 15 Minute Phone Call Could Save You $2,500

Is 15 minutes of your time worth saving up to $35? It pays to call your credit card company if they’re trying to hit you with a fee. A recent survey found that most creditors will back down if you simply call them out. A CreditCards.com survey found that 84% of major credit card holders who asked...
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When It Comes To Kids, Cash IS Still King

One of the best lessons you can teach your children is the value of money and many offer advice of giving your child a credit card to learn that responsibility. However the best route is to use cash. In an ever increasing cashless society, paper and coin money finite, unlike plastic. But paying...
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Credit Card Issuers Ditch The Signature At Purchase

You probably have noticed this more often lately. After inserting your credit card into the reader the signature page never comes up as your transaction is completed. Beginning this month, major credit card issuers, including Visa, American Express, Mastercard and Discover, will no longer require...
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Some Lesser Known Perks Of Amazon Prime

You may be new to Amazon Prime membership or have enjoyed the benefits for quite some time. But there are more than just free shipping, movies and TV shows and music, there are a few lesser known benefits. For instance, you have virtually unlimited photo storing space. PrimePhotos can be accessed...
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