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Jason Bushey

Jason Bushey is the former Editor and Vice President of Creditnet. Jason is a Burlington, Vermont native who moved to sunny San Diego after earning a Bachelor's Degree in English and Political Science at the University of Vermont ('09). When he's not sharing his take on credit cards, administrating the Creditnet Forum or blogging about all things related to credit, you can probably find him cheering on the Green Bay Packers (He's an owner!) or running up and down the streets of SoCal.

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Recent Blogs

Credit Card Rewards That Go Beyond Miles and Points...

A lot of us sign up for credit cards because we want some type of reward for our purchases; cash back, airlines miles, gas rebates cards, etc. And that's great - it's smart to get rewarded for the things you buy, anyways. However, a lot of us gloss over the many other benefits and perks you receive simply for becoming a cardholder, and odds are you might be missing out on some serious peace of mind.

The Best Student Credit Cards Fall 2012

(Update: Some of the credit card offers below are no longer available. For a complete list of student credit card offers available today, visit our picks for the top credit cards for students on Creditnet.com.)

How To Manage Student Loans

Hallelujah! My wife and I just finished paying off another student loan. Two down, and one more to go! This past year, nearly seventy percent of undergraduates finished school with outstanding student loans.  In fact, the average student loan debt in 2010 totaled around $25,000 per person! If you take the average of 16-18 years to repay these loans, at the standard 6.8% interest rate of unsubsidized, Federal Stafford loans, that $25,000 would equate to over $40,000 in total payments! And don’t forget, these numbers only account for bachelor degrees; graduate school is often two or three times more expensive. So what's the best way to manage your student loans so you can quickly pay them off and move on with your life?  Here are some ideas to help you get started on the right path.

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