October 2011 Posts Archive

The Best Credit Cards 2011 Offered


2011 isn’t quite behind us yet, but we’re already counting down some of the best credit card offers this year saw. Recognize any of them?

Credit Cards that Draw Young Consumers with Bling


Of course, as adults, most of us give little thought to how our credit cards actually look. Whether there are shades of purple and red or images of our favorite rock stars is of little significance, especially when it’s time to write that monthly check.

American Express Profits Up: Here’s Why


What’s American Express doing that its competitors aren’t? Its multi-pronged approach is ensuring double digit profits, including 14% for the 3rd quarter.

College Students & Credit Cards: Caution Rules


Credit card companies are limited in how they can market their products to college students or anyone under the age of 21. We break it down here, along with a few tips.

The Steve Jobs Legacy: An Apple in Our i


Steve Jobs left the world with contributions that will forever shape an entire technology sector. Twitter crashed several times when the announcement was made and now, Discovery Channel is preparing its own memorial for the iGenius.

Annual Fees War: Visa Black or AMEX Platinum?


How much of a difference does an annual fee make as you’re choosing credit cards? We take a look at he Visa Black credit card and American Express Platinum credit card offers, both of which include a $495 annual fee.

New to the Credit Game?


Not having enough activity on your credit file can make it as difficult to secure a credit card as having credit. Here are a few ways to get your credit history in tip-top shape.

Why Your 401(k) Isn’t the Solution for Credit Card Debt


Thinking your retirement fund will save your finances? You may be digging a much deeper hole by that taking that route. Here are a few reasons why, along with ideas on other options for eliminating your credit card debt.