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reasons to refinance
As many people look to buy or sell homes this spring, you may be perfectly happy in your current home. But even if you stay put, you might want to look into whether refinancing makes sense for you. Here are some reasons to refinance. 1. You Want a Lower Interest Rate This [...]
Sun, Apr 20, 2014
Surprised by a smartphone upgrade fee? Learn how to reduce this and other budget-busters. [...]
Sat, Apr 19, 2014
Source Bankrate
You may not save a huge amount on interest, but you'll free up cash in your budget every month. [...]
Fri, Apr 18, 2014
Source Personal finance news -
Author Farnoosh Torabi plumbs the emotional and financial complexities that pop up when women out-earn their male counterparts [...]
Fri, Apr 18, 2014
Say what you will about the NRA and the AARP, the most powerful lobby around might be that of motherhood.  Just think:  public pressure from women’s groups in the interest of stay-at-home mothers actually led the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to go back and tweak the landmark CARD Act of [...]
Wed, Apr 16, 2014
Source Card Hub
Right now, many students and families across the country are receiving financial aid offers and deciding how to pay for college. Most students will need to shop for student loans now, and some of you have asked us what the new rates will be. While rates aren’t set in stone [...]
Mon, Apr 14, 2014
Source Comsumer Finance
The Mercator Advisory Group recently issued an interesting report that took a look at the use of rewards credit cards in America. According to the research firm, co-branded rewards credit cards -- such as airline credit cards or gas cards… [...]
Fri, Apr 11, 2014
Source Card Ratings
On Tuesday, news spread about an internet-wide security vulnerability nicknamed “Heartbleed”. We want to be open with you about how we’re handling this situation and what you can do to protect your information. What is Heartbleed? The Heartbleed bug was recently discovered in OpenSSL, a software library that protects almost two-thirds of all web [...]
Thu, Apr 10, 2014
Source Credit Karma