Monthly Archives: August 2011

15 Informative Blog Posts About Credit and Credit Cards

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Millions of people are struggling with bad or no credit, and many do not know how to get their credit back on track. There is a lot of great information that can be found to help you repair your credit yourself and there are also many companies that can assist you in getting your creditread more

25 Excellent Financial Related Twitter Feeds to Follow

Twitter is loaded with all kinds of good information and resources, and if you are into something specific there are probably many great Twitter feeds that you should be following. When it comes to finance, debt, and credit there are many different things you need to keep up to date with because things change soread more

U.S. Consumer Debt in 2011

Below is an infographic (we love them!) that takes a look at current (2011) consumer debt in the U.S. While the numbers may look bleak, it’s not all bad news. The average family in 2011 actually has a manageable amount of debt, ESPECIALLY when you look at the current price of homes, cars, and collegeread more

How to earn money using a credit card

Some people use credit cards for building credit.  Some have one for emergencies only.  But the smartest credit card users actually earn money by using them.  So how do they do this?  With cash back rewards cards. Best Cash Back Credit Cards The first step is to do some research to find the best cashread more

Who’s to blame for the U.S. credit rating drop?

With Standard and Poor dropping the U.S. long term credit rating from AAA to AA+, the future of borrowing for Americans just got a bit more bleak. Interest rates are projected to rise as a result, making it more expensive to take loans out to pay for college, buy a house or car, or evenread more