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Why You Should Know the Different Types of Credit Card APRs

CompareCards | Posted 07.28.2015 | Money
CompareCards

A credit card's interest rate is the price you pay for borrowing money. For credit cards, the interest rates are typically stated as a yearly rate, called the Annual Percentage Rate (APR). Where it can become a little more complicated, however, is that each single credit card may have multiple APRs that apply to it.

Why Credit Advice Won't Work the Same for Everyone

CompareCards | Posted 07.06.2015 | Money
CompareCards

It seems like everyone is offering advice on how to improve your credit score, but not all of it will work equally for you. That is because the credit scoring process takes into account many factors.

Why Your Credit Score Hates This Time of Year

Credit.com | Posted 12.05.2012 | Money
Credit.com

You and I might revel in the crisp autumn weather, but your credit score hates this time of year. The reason? Starting in October and continuing through the next 90 days, many households dramatically increase their spending.

Why Haven't Credit Card Rates Fallen Like Other Rates?

Richard Barrington | Posted 10.07.2012 | Money
Richard Barrington

Credit card rates have been slow to join the trend toward sharply lower rates in recent years. In fact, relative to inflation, some credit card rates are actually higher now than they were in 2007, the year before the recession began.

4 Lessons We Can Learn About Credit From the Super Bowl

Jeanne Kelly | Posted 02.03.2012 | Business
Jeanne Kelly

In your own financial life, it can seem like you are alone. But you aren't. You can put together a team of people to help you. Your family and friends are your own cheering fans in the stadium of your life.