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Can financing a cell phone help me build credit?
Does financing a cell phone help build my credit? Learn about the three ways financing a phone can affect your credit and if it helps increase credit.
What is the best airline credit card for rewards?
Airline credit cards earn rewards such as points, cash back & miles enabling cardholders the opportunity to maximize their earnings as they spend.
Will closing my credit card affect my credit score?
Should you close your credit card account if you don’t use it? Learn why closing a credit card account can affect your credit score.
Does checking your credit score lower it?
Did you know you can check your credit score without lowering it? While a hard credit inquiry by a lender does lower your score, checking it yourself doesn’t.
How to unfreeze my credit without a PIN
Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion each have different criteria for credit freezes. Chase lists the differences and whether you need your PIN to unfreeze your report.
How do I pick a hotel credit card?
Whether you are a frequent traveler or going on your first big vacation, using a hotel credit card will allow you to make the most of your spending.
What is credit monitoring?
Learn how to get credit monitoring for free and how it can help detect fraud.
How to start building credit at age 18
Building credit at a young age can prove useful to prepare oneself for future loans and lines of credit. Follow these guidelines for how to build credit at 18.
What does a negative credit card balance mean?
A negative credit card balance is when your balance is below zero. Learn why you might have a negative balance on your card and what to do about it.