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How to Use Your Credit Card without Going in Debt

Following is a guest post from Trisha Wagner. Trisha is a freelance writer for DestroyDebt.com, a debt community featuring debt forums. Trisha writes regularly on the topics of getting out of debt and personal finance. It seems like cash has been resurrected as the premier method of payment on the heels of what is now […]

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Fidelity Retirement Rewards American Express Card: Shop & Save for Retirement

As I mentioned many times, one of my favorite cashback credit cards is Fidelity 529 College Rewards Card. I like the card because I get flat 2% cashback on every dollar I spent. No category. No nothing. The best part isn’t just the cashback. It’s that the rewards are automatically invested in a Fidelity 529 […]

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Citi UPromise Will Be Bank of America UPromise

I received a letter from UPromise yesterday, announcing the change of ownership of the UPromise credit card. The card, which I have been using since 2002, is one of the tools that I “shop & save for college.” Currently, UPromise is associated with Citibank, but in a couple of weeks, it will become Bank of […]

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FNBO Gas Rewards Credit Card Gives You 3% Cashback on Gas Purchases

Looks like the 3% cashback from Chase Freedom card is a thing of the past. Though you can still save 3% on gas purchases with AMEX Costco TrueEarnings card (BTW, you get $25 statement credit if you open a new account), the problem with AMEX card is that not every gas station takes AMEX. I’d […]

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Can Your Earn Too Much ING Direct Referral Bonus?

And not get yourself in trouble? Yes and No. I started to offer ING Direct referral links on this site since April and after I finished my own referrals, I also accepted referrals from others and hosted them here so they can earn some bonuses as well. But to all my knowledge, the maximum bonuses […]

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10-Year Treasury Note Yield Reached All-Time Low – Chart of the Day

Today, when U.S. stocks gave up nearly half of the gains from the past five trading days (the Dow lost nearly 680 points, more on the Dow crushes), Treasuries also suffered significant drop in yields. Among them, yield of 10-year Treasury note reached record low of 2.75% since the tracking began in 1962 as investors […]

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Rate Updates: EverBank 4.00% Bonus Rate, Capital One 3.40% APY

Don’t know what the motivation is, but it looks like EverBank has changed its mind on the interest rate of its Yield Pledge Money Market Account. (check out my interview with EverBank Direct president) When I first heard about the bank, I was quite impressed by the 4.76% bonus rate offer (though only for the […]

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WTDirect Promotion: Get up to $250 Bonus When Opening a New Account

WTDirect is running the sign-on bonus promotion again. The bank had a similar promotion in the summer for its WTDirect Online Savings Account, but abruptly canceled the offer after only three days. The reason for the cancellation wasn’t exactly clear, but it could be because with the previous deal, you can actually profit from it […]

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