Category Archives: Credit card miscellany

Credit mistakes to avoid post-graduation

Sienna Kossman

Graduation season is typically filled with last-minute celebrations with friends, job applications and final, final exams. In fact, if you’re a soon-to-be college or high school graduate, building credit may be one of the last things on your mind. But…
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Starbucks gift cards are now just a text away

Taylor Tompkins

Do you have a Starbucks addiction? Do you know someone with a Starbucks addiction? Do you have an iPhone with the latest update? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, boy, are you in for a…
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Las Vegas flunks debt report card

Men’s Health put together a list of cities in its November issue with the worst personal debt, “Is Your City A Debt Trap?” and gave grades from A+ to F.
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In online gambling battle, Antigua wins a small pot from U.S.

Daniel Ray

The U.S. lost a round Friday in its effort to clamp down on people who sit at home and use their credit cards to gamble on the Internet. In an unusual ruling, the World Trade Organization ruled against the U.S. and in favor of the offshore gambling haven of Antigua. The odd part: The ruling OK’d piracy.
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Reuse and recycle those old credit cards

Connie Prater

What do you do with your credit cards when they’re worn, expired or no longer fit in your wallet? Rock, paper, scissors?
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