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Is Convenience When Paying Your Tuition Worth a 2.62% Fee?

People using credit cards to pay for college tuition should expect to pay an average 2.62 percent convenience fee, a recent CreditCards.com survey concludes. These convenience fees likely trump any reward points –- especially because credit card companies never throw

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6 Out of 10 Millennials Really Need to Get a Credit Card

Almost two-thirds of millennials don’t have a credit card, according to a recent study from Bankrate.com, but only 35 percent of adults over 30 shy away from plastic. When the figures were revealed, cheers went up from the Dave Ramsey

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A Beginner’s Guide to Using a Credit Card

I recently had a conversation with someone near and dear to me about credit cards. The conversation started innocently enough when I asked how using her first credit card was going? She flippantly mentioned she’d paid the minimums and I

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Double Dose of Credit Card Fraud

“I’m sorry, your card has been declined.” “Umm, okay could you try it again?” “I swiped it twice times. It isn’t working.” This is never a conversation you want to have after trying to pay for brunch, but it happened

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Frugal Find Friday: How I Get a Free FICO Score

About two months I experienced a rather rude financial awakening. My massive debt aversion over the last 24 years (well, I doubt I cared much as a child so let’s say 13 years) resulted in a lack of credit history.

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