Category Archives: Fine print

You don’t take my advice and other credit news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 5 months It’s been nearly half a year since that ghastly Equifax breach and the news that’s coming out keeps looks grimmer. There’s no regulation in sight and a lot of options for locking your…
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How to use card rewards, hotel categories to book the perfect stay

Stephanie Zito

The content on this page is accurate as of the posting date. Please see the card issuer’s website for the most current version of the offer. As you may know from some of my earlier posts, I’m a big fan…
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Welcome to 2018 and other credit news to know

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 60 That’s the percentage of Americans who wanted credit but were afraid of getting rejected. A healthy dose of fear is good – especially when it comes to heights, bears, enclosed spaces, insects and needles. But…
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Bills, bills, bills and other credit news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 3 out of 4 That’s how many parents are still paying their grown children’s bills, according to our latest survey. Really? How are y’all out here buying your dog Ralph Lauren turtlenecks and still letting your mom pay…
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Seasonal jobs and other credit news to know this week

Taylor Tompkins

This week’s (un)lucky number is: 30 percent That’s the number of card issuers who trap customers into arbitration with no way to opt out. It’s a complicated concept that basically disallows cardholders to join class-action lawsuits against the issuer. But it…
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