Your child receiving a credit card offer can be a sign of criminal identity theft. Here’s how to check and steps to take to prevent this. Click to read.
Ever gotten a credit card limit increase offer in the mail or online? Accepting it can help or hurt your finances. What to know before making a decision.
A credit card balance transfer is one path to dealing with debt in Canada. Here’s what to know before trying debt consolidation through this option.
Disputing incorrect credit card charges helps protect your hard-earned cash. Learning how chargebacks work now could save money and frustration later on.
Discover the fastest ways to pay off credit card debt. One is mathematically the best but the other is psychologically the best. See which one appeals to you the most.
While cash advances might feel like an easy solution to your financial woes, they’re an expensive Band-Aid solution that could snowball into more problems.
Credit cards come with steep interest rates, will add up to a mountain of debt if not managed carefully, and can set you up for a lot of stress when an unexpected emergency hits. Instead of being a slave to your credit cards to make ends meet, here’s how to switch over to better money management strategies to get a handle on your money and debt.
We are often asked ‘How do you pay off a credit card?’ The majority of Canadians have multiple credit cards, and for a lot of people, it seems like their balances continue to grow larger and larger. While you may faithfully make your minimum payments every month, it may seem like you’re hardly making a dent in your balances.
Looking back at Christmas & holiday spending, can you plan, budget & save better to avoid credit card debt? Start now: it’s halfway to Christmas in July.
A range of credit card insurance options are available to credit card holders, but having an understanding of these types of insurance is essential to avoiding a potential credit card scam.
High limits can mean more temptation. So what happens when you get an offer from your credit card company to raise your limit or do a balance transfer? How do balance transfers with convenience cheques really work?
Finding out that your spouse hasn’t been honest regarding financial matters can put a lot of strain on a relationship. While this is difficult to accept, at least the problem is out in the open…
While my card isn’t maxed, I’m feeling a little nervous about how I’m going to pay my bill. Can you give me some advice before I become maxed out like my friends?…
We are often asked ‘Should I invest my money or pay off debt?’ A: While it always makes sense to pay off high-interest credit-card debt, there are advantages to taking a balanced approach…
Myth: “Credit card companies wouldn’t send me applications in the mail if I couldn’t afford another credit card.”
Just like many other companies, credit card companies send out bulk mailings to large lists of people in the hopes that they will end up with some new customers…