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Pile of Credit Cards

8 Insider Tips To Outsmart Your Credit Card Issuer And Save Big on Interest

Today I have a guest post from Bill Hazelton, CEO and Founder of Credit Card Assist.  Bill interviewed me in his Best of the Best Bloggers Series in January, and today he is going to share some tips for reduce your interest rates on your credit cards.  It looks like I have some negotiating tips to try! It seems we are reminded daily about issues related to the banking industry, from banks purportedly too big to fail, reports of historic… Read the rest
Endless Shopping Carts by Waldec

9 Ways to Avoid Shopping Sprees and Save Money

Let’s face it. Shopping sure is tempting. You cruise along a Wal-Mart aisle, spot that latest version of Halo 3 you always wanted, and bam! It’s in your shopping cart. Turn an aisle, see a nice piece of pottery that might fit well with your wife’s gardening collection, and it too is in your shopping cart in a matter of seconds.  Here are 9 tips to help you spend less and avoid a shopping spree. Store employees are hazardous to… Read the rest

Guest Post: 5 Money Lessons I Learned From My Little League Baseball Coach

Today I have a guest post from Kris Bickell and the money lessons he learned from playing baseball as a youngster. Spring is in the air, and so is the excitement about the start of another baseball season. When I was young, I enjoyed the start of little league practice. People often say you learn a lot of life lessons from sports. But little did I know how much about life – and more specifically about money – that I… Read the rest

Hidden Tricks Used in Balance Transfers

// This post comes to you from the NerdWallet.com team of personal finance bloggers, and experts in helping consumers compare rewards credit cards. Hidden Tricks Used in Balance Transfers If I remember well, the purpose of the CARD Act was to prevent the average American from losing his freedom to credit card companies. It did help, mostly. However, before we get carried away celebrating, let’s take a look at some of the strings attached. The average American family has an… Read the rest