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4 Ways to Avoid the Holiday Credit Hangover

By Steven Shaw on 1/3/2013

The past couple of weeks have been filled with holiday parties and eggnog and turkey and gifts and good cheer. If you are like most people, you might have reached for an extra serving of turkey or grabbed an extra cookie when no one was looking. But now that the indulgence is over, something else is about to strike: the holiday credit hangover.

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5 Mistakes New Cardholders Make

By Steven Shaw on 12/17/2012

5 Mistakes New Cardholders Make

Your brand new credit card arrives in the mail all shiny, just waiting for you to take it shopping. Before you break it in, though, watch out for these five mistakes new cardholders often make:

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A Credit Insider’s Tips for Smart Holiday Spending

By Steven Shaw on 12/5/2012

A Credit Insider's Tips for Smart Holiday Spending

The holiday shopping season is now in full swing. Malls and other retail outlets have their decorations up and holiday music playing, enticing us all to shop for our friends and family. And as inevitable as hearing “Frosty the Snowman” is the chorus of checkout clerks asking shoppers if they’d like to open store credit cards to get a discount on their holiday hauls. Sometimes the savings are quite enticing, and depending on personal financial circumstances, they can be a good option. However, there are some issues to consider before signing on the dotted line.

To help you avoid a possible post-holiday shopping blunder, we’ve compiled some tips to help you make the right credit decisions this holiday season:

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