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The Least-Wanted Valentine's Day Gifts

It's Valentine's Day and while love is priceless, gifts are used to express the depth of that love. But some people actually dread receiving Valentine’s gifts such as heart-shaped balloons, love song albums and chocolates. A recent poll was conducted and the least-wanted Valentine's Day gift are...
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How To Avoid The Hidden Tax Filing Fee

Filing your taxes has never been easier and receiving your refund has never been quicker. When you file your taxes online or with an agent, you’re usually given the option to deduct the cost of filing from your federal tax refund. While this is a convenient feature, experts say you really should...
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MasterCard To Make It Easier For You To Cancel Automatic Subscriptions

How many times have you sign up for a free trail only to forget to cancel before being billed? Well if you use a Mastercard-branded credit card, you will soon be notified by email for your permission before you start getting charged. The new policy begins April 12, 2019 that will require businesses...
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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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