Education on Credit Cards
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How long does it take to build credit history?
Having a strong credit score gives you more options in the financial marketplace & better terms for borrowing money. How long does it take to build a credit history?
How often is your credit score updated?
Paying bills on time & paying off credit card balances are some of the things that improve credit scores, but how long does it take to reflect in your credit report?
Will a balance transfer affect your credit score?
Balance transfers are a money-management strategy that can lead to big savings. It's important to get the full picture of how credit signals change before transferring a balance.
How a good credit score can help you
You may have heard about building good credit, but how can good credit help you and why is it important to have good credit in the first place?
How to calculate credit card APR charges
Understanding APR can help your finances. Learning about interest charges will help you prioritize debts & determine the credit card balance you can afford.
How to find your APR and calculate your interest charge
A higher purchase APR (annual percentage rate) means you will owe more in interest if you carry a balance, while a lower purchase APR means you will owe less.
Why did your credit card APR increase?
By understanding the factors that increase APR you can make lifestyle & financial decisions to reduce your interest charges. So what are the factors that can affect APR?
How to build credit with a credit card when you're just getting started
Credit score plays an important role in loan approval, apartment applications and more. Here are the top tips on how to build credit with a credit card.
Should you pay for college with a credit card?
There are lots of ways to pay for college, but is using a credit card one of them? Learn about the pros and cons of paying your college tuition with a credit card.