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Costco Visa Card Details Leaked
Mon, 11/23/15 | 10 Comments
Costco Visa Card Details Leaked

I love Costco. To prove it, I’ve shifted an increasing share of my total grocery bill over to them every year for the last 5 years. Not all of Costco’s items provide mind-blowing cost savings …

What’s Up with these New Chip Credit Cards? Here’s an Overview
Mon, 11/16/15 | 11 Comments
What’s Up with these New Chip Credit Cards? Here’s an Overview

If you have a large number of credit cards, like I do, you probably received a barrage of new smart chip cards in the mail in recent months. And if you’re like me, you probably …

How to Avoid Credit Card Late Fees & Interest Charges
Wed, 09/24/14 | 7 Comments
How to Avoid Credit Card Late Fees & Interest Charges

Last week, I made the case for credit cards vs. debit cards.
There is one big caveat, which I gave towards the end of the post:
“You should only apply for and use credit cards if you …

Credit Cards Vs. Debit Cards: Millennials are Choosing Wrong
Mon, 09/15/14 | 41 Comments
Credit Cards Vs. Debit Cards: Millennials are Choosing Wrong

According to a Bankrate survey, 63% of millennials do not have a credit card, opting for debit cards or cash instead. This compares to 35% of adults over age 30.
What’s the deal? The survey didn’t …

Credit Karma Now Offers Free Credit Report Access!
Mon, 08/18/14 | 6 Comments
Credit Karma Now Offers Free Credit Report Access!

Longtime readers will know that I have been using Credit Karma to monitor my credit score for a while now. The free consumer credit information service (best way I can think of to describe it) built …

6% Cash Back on Groceries Again? Year 2 Results are in
Wed, 04/2/14 | 17 Comments
6% Cash Back on Groceries Again? Year 2 Results are in

2013 was my second full year of using the Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express as my primary card of choice for supermarket purchases. In my first full year of usage, I was able …


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