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American Express offers cardholders the flexibility to decide how to pay their bill. If you are cash-strapped during a particular month, the Pay Over Time feature allows you to carry a balance on purchases.
The average couple has a number of topics to discuss on their to-do list before heading to the altar. The least romantic topics, if they even make the list at all, are probably concerning debt and the possibility of divorce. If you foresee a divorce in your future or are currently going through one, itâs […]
Marital Debt After Divorce: Who is Responsible? is a post from Pocket Your Dollars.
The best student loans can help you earn a college degree that will lead to higher earnings later in life. They also come with low interest rates and reasonable fees (or no fees), which will make it easier to keep costs down while youâre in school and once youâre in repayment mode. For most people, […]
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Dealing with a bill collector is never fun and it can be particularly stressful when you’re sitting on a mountain of debt. Sometimes debt collectors fail to follow the rules outlined in the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. If that’s … Continue reading →
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One of the harsh truths of secured loans is that your asset can be repossessed if you fail to make the payments. In the words of the FTC, âyour consumer rights may be limitedâ if you miss your monthly payments, and when that happens, both your financial situation and your bank balance will take a […]
Repossession Credit Scores: What You Need to Know is a post from Pocket Your Dollars.
Thereâs nothing worse than finding inaccurate information on your credit report, especially if itâs dragging your credit score down. Fortunately, you can challenge inaccurate items […]
Credit card issuersÂ have consumers right where they want them, lending money at high-interest ratesÂ and earning money from many different fees. Even reward cards benefit the issuers, because all the additionalÂ perksÂ and rewards they provide are covered by the increased merchant fees, which essentially means theÂ credit card companyÂ offers you extra money to incentivize you to spend, and […]
What is Credit Card Churning? Dangers and Benefits is a post from Pocket Your Dollars.
By the end of May 2020, more than 40 million people had filed unemployment claims due to COVID-19 and the resulting economic shutdowns. Governments, charities, and even creditors scrambled to put programs in place to support people during this time while also mitigating future economic fallout. And this isn’t the first time creditors have found… Read More
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Spouse Has Bad Credit? How It Affects You It wasnât until a few months after my husband and I got married that I decided to check both our credit scores. While my husbandâs credit score wasnât horrible, it certainly didnât…
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