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Is it Good to Have a High Credit Limit?

Is it Good to Have a High Credit Limit? 5

Having high credit limits can sometimes seem like a validation of our financial success. If these lenders allow you to borrow such a large amount, they must think well enough of you and you are therefore you must be successful. For younger adults, it can even be fun competing with your friends to see who … Read more

The Debate Between Debit Cards and Credit Cards

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More than half of all card transactions are now being paid with debit cards rather than credit cards, according to the Nilson Report. The debate between debit cards and credit cards continues on.  Many people made the switch to debit cards in an effort to avoid racking up too much debt and to help manage … Read more

What is Your Credit Card Philosophy?

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Some people think credit cards are evil — for example, famous debt reduction guru Dave Ramsey is completely against it. Some use their credit cards without giving it much thought. Personally, I think credit cards are financial tools that can be used to my advantage, but they must be used with caution. How about you? … Read more