Date Filter: 2014/05/

Credit Card Trends

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May 28, 2014
How to know if your teen is ready for a credit card (Fox Business News).  These four questions are a good place to start: Are they a saver? Do they have a job? Do they understand budgeting? Do they make their own purchase decisions? CardHub reads the fine print and ranks credit card reward programs at ten largest card issuers (CardHub).  Very enlightening!   See who comes out on top with the most reward friendly program.   A good starting point for comparing credit...

Trends in Credit Scores

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May 28, 2014
Six basics you should know about credit scores (Business Insider) What it looks like What it’s used for and why you should care (this letter from a San Francisco landlordshould scare any renter) Who creates it? What FICO has to do with it What it’s based on How to find yours Interested in ways to improve your credit score? (Forbes)  This was one of the more creative tips: “Using too much of your credit limit at any given moment doesn’t look good. Suppose your limit is $3,000 and...

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