Posts Tagged - 'spending'

Healthy Sex Drive Optional, Strong Credit Scores Mandatory

July 24, 2013, by Antonio Bard

What’s more important to you: a healthy sex drive or credit score compatibility? For many young consumers, it’s less about sex and more about the ability to buy a house.

Justin Bieber Prepaid Debit – Fail

June 4, 2013, by Jon Dell

Would you take financial advice from a kid who’s not even old enough to own a credit card? If you’re a “belieber”, you might. SpendSmart is hoping the nation is full of Justin Bieber fans. Fortunately for the country, it’s not.

Microeconomics and Money

December 5, 2012, by Jon Dell

Don’t underestimate the power of microeconomics and how they influence big banks, credit card companies and politicians.

When Credit Card Debt Overwhelms

November 21, 2012, by Antonio Bard

Don’t let credit card debt overwhelm you when there’s many resources that can put you on the path to prosperity.

Is it Time for a Simpler Credit Card?

March 6, 2012, by Jon Dell

Points, miles, cash back – all these rewards programs are fine and good until they become overwhelming to the point that you never use them. A simpler credit card is on its way back to the standard credit card offers.

College Students & Credit Cards: Caution Rules

October 18, 2011, by Jon Dell

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.

Credit Card Money Wastes: Fees, Late Charges, Penalties

September 6, 2011, by Jon Dell

For many, the tough economic times seem to only be getting worse – but there are ways to turn the train around, so to speak, that will keep more money in your bank account and less money going for credit card payments, fees & late charges each month.

4 Critical Credit Card Mistakes You Might be Making

August 16, 2011, by Evita Page

Just when it seems you’re moving along smoothly, credit history in tact and credit scores growing due to your superb money management skills, you come across an article that suggests you might not be making the wisest choices with your credit cards. Welcome to that article.