By simply following the plan, one day at a time, then one month at a time, your positive financial changes will take you further from your mistakes. And that's how your credit score will improve, as will your peace of mind. So where do you start?
Everything is bigger in Texas -- including the average time it takes to pay off a credit card debt. That is among the findings from a recent study by CreditCards.com.
Anytime a big breach like the recent Ashley Madison hack/leak happens, one question tends to come to my mind: how ready are people to protect themselves? There is a myriad of steps individuals can take before and after they fall victim to a hack or scam.
How financially stressed are you? Here are some major indicators of financial stress with suggestions for taking action.
They're legal. But maybe it's time for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to say, "Enough is enough."
Personal finance website NerdWallet examined data from its credit card tool and found that secured and balance transfer credit cards are the most clicked on cards in the South.
Are you one of the countless millions of us that make New Year's Resolutions? Did you write them down? If so, now is a great time to resurrect your resolutions and recommit to them.
Are you a practical Taurus when it comes to money? Or a tight-fisted Capricorn? Or maybe even a spendthrift Sagittarius? Star signs can be a great indicator of our personalities, but they can also give us insight into how we deal with money.
My credit card information was just stolen -- again. This is the fifth time in the past three years, which, if polling my Facebook friends is any indication, is about par for the course. It happens to everyone, it seems, about once every nine months.
We are currently in the middle of a massive technological shift - one that might be going unnoticed by most consumers. The debit and credit cards most individuals carry around in their wallets are being upgraded to a higher global standard known as EMV.
Travel should be about fun, sun and relaxation, not worrying about where your credit card info or personal identity might end up. The only risks you should be taking on vacation involve a second--or maybe third--round of margaritas poolside.
Once you know the rules of the game and understand your rewards program, you can start racking up the rewards. You'll want to pay close attention to your rewards statement that you should receive every month along with your bill.
What if I told you that one of the most valuable features of your credit card is one of the least used features? Most credit cards offer Dispute Resolution services that are unparalleled by any form of payment, allowing cardholders to have the upper hand when a merchant refuses to do the right thing.
Congratulations! You have just been approved for a new credit card. But what does that announcement really mean?
Welcome to the growing club of credit card theft victims. You are not alone. Relax. Breathe. There are some things you can do to minimize the loss.
The crooks always seem to be one step ahead of the security features and many cardholders are now wondering if there is anything they can do to take the target off their backs. Here are a few tips to consider that might help you fly under the radar of today's cyber criminals.