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Pros, cons of paying rent with your credit cards

Toni Husbands

Charging your rent can be a savvy way to rack up rewards, but is it worth the added cost of paying by plastic? For some millennials I spoke with, a generation that has grown up in a world in which…
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Skip the cash advance — and other weekly card news

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 23.68 That’s the average percent of interest you’ll pay if you get a cash advance from your credit card. If you need cash quick, getting a cash advance is better than selling your kidney on…
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‘L Card’ aims to stand out from subprime herd

Kelly Dilworth

LendUp’s new L Card, which targets those with little credit history or bad credit, aims to succeed where startups and traditional lenders have failed in recent years. The L Card is not perfect, but it’s a step up from the…
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Getting drunk? DrnkPay cuts off your cards

Jay MacDonald

When you get a little tipsy, do you get a little frisky with your debit or credit card? Lift a toast to DrnkPay, the cleverly named new app that takes the “you” out of “drunk” and lets you limit your…
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4 easy ways to stack your card rewards

Stephanie Zito

The only thing better than earning credit card rewards points on your everyday spending is finding easy ways to earn even more bonus points for the same purchases! Why settle for one point per dollar when you can score more…
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