My FICO Score From My Barclays Visa Card

HOWTO Get Your FICO Score For Free

There are many kinds of credit scores that you can get free, but what matters is your FICO score.

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November 26, 2013 15
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Life is full of choices. But these money decisions are easy!

If it is about deciding what cereal box I should buy, what I decide has little consequence. But indecision when it comes to money matters can prove… well, expensive! Thankfully, some decisions aren’t that hard! I’d like to invest in the stock market, but don’t know which stock to buy! Is Coca Cola better than […]

May 5, 2013 13
Best Rewards Cards To Maximize Your Cashback

In Pursuit Of The Most Rewarding Rewards Card

As a card wielding consumer who believes in paying off the balance in full every month, I think I’m entitled to getting back the 2% to 3% surcharge that businesses tack on to their products, as the cost of doing business via credit cards. I call this Return on Expenses. For those who use a […]

April 17, 2012 36
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Suze Orman’s Approved Prepaid Card – Bad Wine In New Bottle

Suze Orman recently launched a prepaid debit card called the Approved Card. Now, I’m not a big fan of prepaid cards in general and prefer debit cards instead, but this coming from Suze Orman, deserved another look. I like Suze Orman. She does what a very few can do – break down complex financial topics […]

January 10, 2012 53
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A curious thing happened to my credit score when I took on some debt

For quite sometime, my credit score had been tottering at around 785, vacillating between a high of 803 to a low of 777. Here’s the thing. I had do debt. No student loans, no auto loans, no credit card debt. I have no explanation for the wild swings. But then the inevitable happened. Decided to […]

November 22, 2011 37
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Don’t overlook these when finalizing a mortgage

A mortgage is probably the biggest loan you’ll be taking in your lifetime. Every little misstep will have repurcussions on your finances. Here’s a simple checklist to help you make an informed decision. Know your monthly payment A mortgage loan is a numbers game. There are various fees, taxes and, confusing terms masked to sound […]

November 14, 2011 24
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Using PayPal To Send Money? The Deal Just Got Sweeter!

When it comes to easy money transfers, nothing beats PayPal in terms of popularity. The process is very simple to send money to friends and family: 1.Both the sender and the receiver should have a Paypal account 2.If the payment is for personal use, there may or may not be fees depending upon the source […]

September 24, 2011 50
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How To Be A Deadbeat

Is Financial Freedom Worth The Hype? One of the conveniences of capitalism is the easy availability of credit. You can buy almost anything on credit and applying for a credit card is easy! Some credit card companies give out free Pizzas just for signing up! Average credit card debt is over $15,000 today whereas the […]

January 3, 2011 24
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