Why your credit application was declined and what you can do

Lyn Mettler

You’ve got good credit and want to add a rewards credit card to your wallet. Maybe you’re already planning how you’ll spend that bundle of points from the sign-up bonus. Your application, though, is denied. What can you do? I’ve…
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How to cut meal kit costs with your rewards cards

Jeff Herman

Meal kits that you may be used to be getting delivered to your door are in some cases available now at your local grocery store or warehouse club store. Plated meal kits are now in some Albertsons stores and are…
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Not paying late is the best way to keep your good credit

John Egan

Not long ago, I stopped by the office at my apartment complex. While I was there, one of the employees delicately informed me that my rent was overdue. The due date is the first day of each month, but they’ll…
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Pence, Cohen and credit card questions

John Egan

Two key figures in President Donald Trump’s orbit aren’t setting great examples for other credit card holders around the planet. In the case of Vice President Mike Pence, it’s running up a hefty amount of debt on one credit card.…
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If your ZIP code changes, update all your card info

Mike Cetera

I’m not moving, but in the eyes of my credit card and utility companies, I may as well be. My neighbors and I all recently received notification that our ZIP code will change effective July 1. The 4 x 6…
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