Credit Card Debt – Time to Get Responsible

If you have a credit card and love to shop then you should be very careful not to get yourself in a credit card debt. Credit cards can simplify life for everyone but owning one comes with a huge responsibility. Do not apply for one if you think you might go out of control with spending more than what you can afford. Many people find themselves unable to pay the monthly fees for their credit card and end up in debt. Some have a serious problem and are in debt with several credit card companies. Read more [...]

Credit Cards: Pros and Cons

Sure, there are a lot of problems with credit cards, but there are a lot of good things attached to them as well. For instance, if you have a small business, fleet credit cards can keep your books in order when you issue them to drivers of company vehicles for gas and automobile repairs. On the other hand, it's very easy to abuse department store credit cards. And it's easy to have too many credit cards open at once.Credit cards can be great for keeping your business in order; fleet credit cards Read more [...]

Which Are the Best Credit Cards?

Comparing interest rates, annual fees, introductory offers and special benefits is easy. Compare cards over the long term. A credit card that offers you 0% interest for three months but then shoots up to 30% would not be as helpful as a credit card that has a steady 9% interest rate all the time. Compare different cards and terms before committing to one company as not all offers are the same. While you may get a ton of promotional offers in the mail, it is best that you see all of your options Read more [...]

The Credit Card – A Most Valuable Tool For Building Credit

A credit card is a small plastic card issued to the consumer by a financial institution such as a bank or credit union. The card issuer creates a revolving account with a line of credit to the consumer. The cardholders can purchase goods and services or receive a cash advance, until they have reached their predetermined credit limit. The merchant who accepts credit card payments receives the money from the bank issuing the card. The cardholder eventually repays the bank through regular monthly Read more [...]