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With so many credit card issuers clamoring to get their plastic in your pocket, how do you decide which offer to accept? You might think that the choice boils down to the best rates and lowest fees, but the lender's reputation is just as important as the credit terms.
Americans are up to their necks in debt. Bankruptcy has become so commonplace that in October of 2005, the government made it harder for people to file. You might blame our love of credit cards for the financial predicament we've gotten ourselves into.
Don't know which credit card is right for you? Not sure of the best approach to paying off your debt? Online financial calculators can answer these questions and many more.
Since good credit is such a valuable financial tool, you'll want to protect yours so that it's there for you when you need it someday.
I applied for my first credit card in my late teens. It was a big deal for me since I was pretty sure credit held the power to fulfill my childhood dreams of adventure and freedom... not to mention a fancy new stereo and a super-fast computer.
If you're deep in debt, you may feel like you're all alone. In reality, there are millions of consumers who, despite their best intentions, are in the same boat. Fortunately, there are professional credit counselors who can help you manage your debt and get your finances back on track.
What do you do when you find charges on your credit card that you didn't make? What are your rights when it comes to a charge that you did make but are withholding payment on because goods and services weren't delivered as promised?