Tag: personal finances

Credit Card Companies Team Up With Credit Karma To Increase Bank Loans

Not long ago we spoke about a fairly Orwellian new credit system in China. Well, now the largest credit card companies in the United States are teaming up with the free personal finance company Credit Karma to help members of the service get approved for bank loans. This could be a benefit for some consumers, […]

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Track Your Loans and Investments | How to Use Mint

-No matter how complicated your financial situation, Mint can handle it. We support 7,500 different banks, brokerages, and loans right now here in the US. On Mint, you can also add your student loans. So I can type in Sallie Mae here. And then just enter my Sallie Mae information and login to that account. […]

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All About Earning Credit Card Rewards | Mint Good Credit Tips Video

This question comes from Travis of Mint’s Facebook page. And Travis asks this. What do you think about using credit cards to earn rewards? We pay off our cards every single month and we use the rewards to get cash back. Is this logical? In general, rewards programs are set up to reward the credit […]

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Understand cash advances

Sorry, cash only. But all I brought is my credit card. That’s ok. You can use it to get some cash – there’s an ATM over there. What’s wrong? Well, I took a cash advance on my credit card the other day, and I’ve been charged interest on it, even though I paid my bill […]

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