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How many business credit cards should you have?

John Egan

When I received my first business credit card earlier this year, I was pleasantly surprised – no, shocked – when American Express graced me with a credit limit of more than $20,000. Lil’ ol’ me? A $20,000-plus credit limit for a…
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Bad credit? It’s getting tougher to get a card

Matt Schulz

The freewheeling, darn-near-everyone-who-wants-a-card-gets-a-card times that the credit card business has experienced for the past few years might finally be coming to an end, according to Federal Reserve data released on Monday. The Fed’s Quarterly Senior Loan Officer Survey showed that…
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Job, financial growth prospects rosy for college grads

Sienna Kossman

Many college grads are overwhelmed with student loans and may still be feasting on Ramen noodles, but not all are flipping burgers or making lattes, according to a new report from the New York Fed. Its provocative title is meant…
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Worry about debt and don’t go broke in your 20s

Sienna Kossman

If you’re in your 20s, stress out about your debt and don’t go broke. That may sound harsh, but I am responding to a recent Washington Post column titled, “Don’t stress about your debt. Go ahead and go broke in…
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Stop bashing millennials’ poor credit scores

Sienna Kossman

Millennials aren’t perfect and neither are their credit scores, but lately it seems as if many think they should be. Every time an organization or individual reviews millennials’ credit scores and dissects their credit behavior, the most common reaction to…
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