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Ensuring financial stability and making the best financial decisions depends on a lot of things. It isn’t all simply about paying all your bills on time (although this does play a big part). You’ll need to stay informed. You’ll need to keep up with the changes in the economy, learn more about internet safety (especially if you use your credit card for shopping online), you’ll need to gain insight into the different types of credit cards, insurance, loans, etc. Although there’s a lot of information on these topics that you can find online, not all of it is reliable. This is why we’re here – to provide you with trustworthy information and news that will keep you updated. Check out our latest articles, PRO News & Advice to learn more.

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Upgrade Visa Credit Card Review

Aug 6, 2020|REVIEWS|

The Upgrade Visa credit card is a an innovative credit card with some attractive features. The Upgrade card comes with credit reporting, no fees and very high credit lines, however, it cannot be used at ATM. Read our full review, see ratings and apply online.

Milestone Gold Mastercard Review

Jul 7, 2020|REVIEWS|

Milestone Gold Mastercard is an unsecured credit card that requires no security deposit, has easy online access, full Mastercard perks and you can pre-qualify for it without affecting your credit score. Need to know more? Read our extended Milestone cards review.

Applied Bank Secured Visa Gold Card Review

Jun 20, 2020|REVIEWS|

Better than prepaid... Go with the Applied Bank Secured Visa Prefered Gold credit card. The card features 100% approval, monthly credit reporting and other benefits. Find out why Applied Bank Secured card can be a good choice for you.

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Children’s Internet Protection Act – CIPA

The Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) is a federal law enacted by Congress in December 2000 to address concerns about access to offensive content over the Internet on school and library computers. CIPA imposes certain types of requirements on any school or library that receives funding support for Internet access or internal connections from the "E-rate" program - a program that makes certain technology more affordable for eligible schools and libraries.

Ready to Pay by Face?

We knew that 'pay by face' couldn’t be that far into the future, and as this year has proved, the ability for computers to recognize our faces and then link our credit card information to that image was closer than even we imagined.

How to Avoid Identity Theft

Identity Theft stories shared with tips on what precautions to take in order to protect your ID online and offline. The "dumpster diving" and your Identity.

Coronavirus Is Impacting Economies and Credit Cards Globally

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has shaken financial markets on a global scale, leaving many cardholders concerned about its impact on their personal finances. Get to know how coronavirus is affecting the credit cards industry, and how you can protect your finances during this time.

FICO Losing its Shine?

There's at least one group, a subsidiary of the National Association of Federal Credit Unions, that's pushing for lenders to abandon FICO as its industry standard in lieu of an alternative it says is more accurate.

More Americans Now Have Improving Credit Scores

With so much negative news about the financial sector as a whole, a surprising new trend is emerging. That trend tells us that fewer Americans have poor credit scores. And the reasons run the gamut.

Credit Cards Help Consumers Save on Gas

With gas prices rising sharply over the past year, consumers are searching for the best deal on fuel. As many consumers are now finding, the key to cheaper gas might just be your credit card rewards program.

Study Shows “Road Trip” Spending Unchanged

According to a study from Chase Bank this summer has been laden with hotel stays, fast food meals, and topping up the tank. This study tracked Chase Freedom cardholders in order to observe their spending habits.

Importance of Credit Card Terms and Conditions

A credit card is a form of borrowing that often involves charges. Credit terms and conditions affect your overall cost. So it's wise to compare terms and fees before you agree to open a credit or charge card account.

Save on Mortgage with Biweekly Payments

Biweekly mortgage payments are generally advertised as financial programs that help mortgage borrowers pay out in years less than what’s on the contract. This article tells you how to calculate the number of years and money you keep away from the lender when a biweekly payment program is in place.

Credit Cards Reporting Credit Explained

What credit cards reporting credit to credit Bureaus implies and how it differs from standard or traditional credit cards. Detailed credit report card explanation and analysis. What is the credit score and why it is important?

Ever Wonder Where your Donations are Going?

Most of us find a sense of satisfaction of doing good when we play a role in any number of worthy causes. But we also wonder where our charity is being applied. Ideally, we'd like to know the money we're donating is being used the way we hope it will and that we're indeed making a difference.

How Does Unemployment Affect Your Credit?

During a tough economy, strange questions such as this one come to the forefront but the answer is not so cut-and-dry. Unemployment can affect your credit, but probably not in the ways you might expect.

Fixing Credit Score, Pumping & Protecting It

Whether you are trying to fix, protect or build up your credit score or are looking for better opportunities in the future, there are 27 easy and quick ways you can start doing right away.

Homeowners Insurance Can Hurt You

Owning a house is a big responsibility. However, most of us dream about the perfect house. We dream about gorgeous furniture, deep, plush carpet or glossy hard wood floors, huge windows and, perhaps, a dazzling staircase.

Detroit Offers Pennies on the Dollar to Creditors

Detroit is on the verge of filing bankruptcy. In fact, according to the city's Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr, there's still a "fifty fifty" chance it will find itself on the wrong side of a bankruptcy filing. This is part of a 135 page letter, proposal and explanation to its many creditors. He's already met personally with many of those creditors to lay the cards on the table and find solutions.

COVID-Related Government Support for Businesses

If the COVID-19 caused you to lose your business or your job, there is Coronovirs related government support you can count on. This virus outbreak caused many troubles, and difficulties for self-employed workers, independent contractors, freelancers, and small business owners. Check current relief options available for Small Business and Self Employed.

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