Credit Card Debt

Podcast: Empowering Consumers to Maximize Credit Card Rewards

Recently, I sat down with PayPod Podcast host and Sales and Marketing Director of Soar Payments Scott Hawksworth to discuss mobile payments and how YamaPay will add value in this space. In this episode, Scott and I talk about: The fintech industry and challenges and opportunities for consumers How YamaPay can help support consumers in …

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A Simple Trick for Getting Credit Card Interest Charges Waived

Congratulations if you can figure out the connection between this picture and the story. There are those who steadfastly insist that credit cards are evil, and that credit card companies are greedy heartless scalawags that care only about one thing: making a profit. I’ve got news for them: Credit card companies aren’t evil. Neither are …

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How to Rebuild Credit: 5 Simple Steps

Often, I share advice about how to get out of debt and live debt free. But, what if you’ve already eliminated your debt through a bankruptcy or proposal and you’re ready to get back on track? What’s next? Today, I am going to share tips on how to rebuild your credit. First, I don’t advise …

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How To Correct Errors On Your Credit Report

It is a good idea to check your credit report every year. It is not uncommon for there to be mistakes and omissions on your credit report and these errors can cost you by increasing  your interest rate and can even impair your ability to qualify for a loan.  By checking your report at least …

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What Information Is On Your Credit Report?

Your credit report is a report card on your credit activity. While you can get a free copy of your credit report from many sources, not all credit reports are the same and not all sources provide full information. With so many free report providers, how do you know which one is accurate? My guest today stresses it’s important …

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Paying rent with a credit card usually costs extra, but here are 3 reasons why it could be worth it

Source: Sarah Li Cain [https://www.businessinsider.com/] Paying your rent with a rewards credit card like the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card can help you meet the minimum spending requirement to earn a sign-up bonus of points, miles, or cash back. Charging your rent to a card can also be a low-cost and flexible option for borrowing money— as long as you pay your …

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