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Articles in April 2019

  1. 3 Amazing Features Of The Freedom Unlimited® That Everyone Misses

    3 Amazing Features Of The Freedom Unlimited® That Everyone Misses

    There’s no doubt that the Chase Freedom® is one of the most popular reward credit cards of the last decade. With no annual fee, it’s been Chase’s entry-level rewards card that you will find in a huge percentage of American Wallets. Most people just seem to like its formula of offering 5x rewards on up to $1,500 spent each quarter at featured merchants, and 1x elsewhere.

  2. How Many Credit Cards Should You Carry?

    How Many Credit Cards Should You Carry?

    If used strategically, credit cards can be an amazing tool. They can give you more flexibility in your spending, allow you to earn valuable rewards, and you can take advantage of benefits like free car rental insurance and purchase protection.

  3. What Are Foreign Transaction Fees

    What Are Foreign Transaction Fees

    Credit card offers charge certain fees. One of the most common are foreign transaction fees. These fees are charged whenever you make a purchase with a non-U.S. retailer. The fees are generally set as a percentage of your total purchase; they’re typically about 3%.

  4. 7 Dangerous Places to Carry a Debit Card

    7 Dangerous Places to Carry a Debit Card

    It’s important to know that you shouldn’t rely on a debit card for everything. In fact, using a debit card can sometimes be downright dangerous. Here are seven occasions when using a debit card just doesn’t make sense.

  5. 5 Hidden Financial and Social Impacts of America’s Student Loan Debt Problem

    5 Hidden Financial and Social Impacts of America’s Student Loan Debt Problem

    While there are many shocking statistics regarding American problems with student debt, one figure stands out from them all. As of early 2019, Americans owe over $1.56 trillion dollars toward student loans. No, that is not a typo! This record-breaking sum is spread among over 45 million borrowers according to Student Loan Hero, yet the individual burden is still astronomical.

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