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Not using card benefits is leaving money on the table

Kelly Dilworth

Racking up card rewards isn’t the only way to squeeze more value from your plastic. Most credit cards also offer a laundry list of money-saving perks, but you have to actually use them. Though I am a personal finance writer,…
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Cards may help jilted Alfred Angelo brides recover dress costs

Jeff Herman

Brides jilted by the sudden closing of Alfred Angelo stores last week likely have a better chance of getting their money back if they put their wedding gowns on their credit cards. That may be little comfort for soon-to-be-wed women…
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You can now apply for credit by sending a text

Brady Porche

Applying for credit while shopping for a car or a new TV is now as simple as texting “LOL” to your BFF. Credit bureau Experian recently unveiled Text for Credit, a new service for lenders that allows consumers to apply…
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6 ways to stack your savings on Amazon Prime Day

Jeff Herman

If you’ve been putting off buying an Amazon Echo, today may be the day. It’s hard to ignore the Prime Day emails, tweets and even news coverage, so if you give in and shop Amazon today, stretch your dollars and…
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