Category Archives: Credit Cards

Understanding Your Credit Score

Trying to get a student loan? How about a mortgage, or a line of credit? You credit score shows lenders how credit worthy you are and determines the interest rate you will receive. This video will show you how to understand your credit score. Get the Scoop on Credit Scores at TransUnion

Pay Down Credit Card Debts Before You Start Saving

The average credit card debt per household in the US is $7,194, the average mortgage debt is $149,782, and the average student loan debt is $34,703. That’s a lot of debt to be resting on your shoulders, however, as is often said, there is good debt and there is bad debt. Once you have paid… Read More »

American Express Prepaid Card for Rebate Payment

I recently purchased a new graphics card (SAPPHIRE 100338L Radeon HD 6770 1GB 128-bit GDDR5) and there was a $20 rebate. My rebate came back today in the form of an American Express Gift Card for $20, instead of a check. This seems to be the new choice of payment for rebates now. Some prepaid… Read More »