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How To Find The Best Reward Credit Cards

On August 31, 2011

UPDATED 2/2/2017 There’s a mandated push in the credit card industry to get people to understand the costs associated with carrying a balance. Now, one bank is voluntarily rewarding people for making good decisions offering $100 if you use a certain credit card. 

Credit / Ripoff alert / Solving problems

Reloadable debit card warning

On June 30, 2011

If you don’t have a debit card, it’s easy to get one. The reloadable cards are sold at local grocers, and the Better Business Bureau says they’re the latest target of scammers. A Northeast Ohio man received a call from a scammer earlier this year, and was asked to go to the store and put money on one of these…

Credit / Saving money

Credit card fees still changing

On June 8, 2011

If you haven’t been reading all your credit card mail, you better take a look at the fine print. Cardholders are still being notified of changes to their account two years after the sweeping CARD Act became law.

Credit / Ripoff alert / Saving money

ATM skimmers found at banks

On December 17, 2010

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRCdUgv77ME] Would you notice an ATM skimmer? The victims I talked to say they had no idea until the bank called. It’s a scary situation that could easily happen to you. You’re vulnerable at more than just the ATM. Credit card skimming is also a problem. Click here to find out how to protect yourself.