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  1. Secured Credit Card Season

    Secured Credit Card Season

    Secured cards can be a good option if you have less-than-perfect credit and are looking to build your credit. They can also pave the way for you to access other credit/financial products like mortgages and loans. There are several secured card options out there, find the one that best fits your needs.

  2. GM Offers Rewards Credit Card and Business Card

    GM Offers Rewards Credit Card and Business Card

    General Motors (GM) is an American multinational automotive manufacturing company and currently the largest automaker in the US. GM is most widely known for its four automobile brands: Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, and Cadillac. But did you know they also have their own co-branded credit cards? GM now offers its loyal users the option of a rewards credit card and a business card.

  3. Pay With Cash

    Pay With Cash

    Paying for things with cash definitely has it's perks. It's a handy way to monitor how much you have & don't have to spend. However, there are people out there that struggle at saving cash or don't use it responsibly. CreditSoup's Wise Spend Wednesday touches on the good & bad of paying with cash.

  4. Frugal Hack: Adjust Your Thermostat

    Frugal Hack: Adjust Your Thermostat

    This week's Frugal Friday tends to be a daily struggle for some households. How warm or cold to keep the house. Keeping your home a few degrees cooler in the winter or even a few degrees warmer in the summer helps your heating & cooling systems from being overworked. This in turn, saves you more money on energy costs each month!

  5. Using a Personal Loan for Medical Procedures

    Using a Personal Loan for Medical Procedures

    Medical loans are a form of a personal loan. They’re specifically designed to pay for medical expenses, including essential or elective procedures. They’re unsecured, meaning you don’t have to put up any property as collateral, and they can even be used to cover the cost of your deductible or out-of-network fees.

  6. 11 Gas Apps to Save on Fuel Cost

    11 Gas Apps to Save on Fuel Cost

    This week's Thrifty Thursday covers the cost savings of using a fuel saver or gas app on your phone. Whether it be a specific fuel saver, rewards credit card, or even an app on your phone, using some sort of application to save money on your daily commute definitely has its benefits. CreditSoup breaks it down for you here in our weekly Thrifty Thursday tip on saving money.

  7. Why You Need a Credit Card After Declaring Bankruptcy

    Why You Need a Credit Card After Declaring Bankruptcy

    When you declare bankruptcy, your credit score and report can be ruined, and it will remain on your credit report for seven to 10 years. However, that doesn’t mean you’re stuck with bad credit for a decade. You can start rebuilding your credit right away. Check out these tips to get you back on track.


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