Understanding the basics of credit cards can help you build a good credit score and keep you out of debt

Credit Card Basics and FAQs

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Know how to win the credit card game.

The Difference Between Credit and Debit Cards

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Those card don't all work the same.


Understanding Credit Card Minimums

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Find out why it is so hard to pay off credti card debt when you only pay the minimum each month.

Reducing Credit Card Interest Expense

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Know how credit card interest is calculated.

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Can you keep a budget and still use credit cards?

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Opening a credit card for emergencies could help your credit -- if you use the card properly.

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Let's play follow the money.

2nd Chance at a Credit Card

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Take these steps when you've been turned down for a credit card.


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