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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

Is Bad Credit Keeping You From Your Dream Job?

We all know carrying a bad credit score can limit your chances of loan and credit card approval while jacking up your interest rates. But did you know having bad credit could also be keeping you from getting hired for your dream job?

3 Inexpensive Ways to Have Fun This Memorial Day

Memorial Day weekend is upon us! And while the weather isn't cooperating in some parts of the country, there's no reason to let a little rain (or in some cases snow...yeesh) get you down.

For readers hoping to have some good fun on a budget this holiday weekend, here's three inexpensive ways to have a good time this Memorial Weekend:

1.) Holiday BBQ

How well do you know credit? Take the VantageScore Credit Quiz and find out!

I was on CBS News this morning when an article by Kathy Kristof caught my eye. The subject was "What hurts your credit?" and, as she states right there in the title, "many have no clue."

Americans cut credit card debt by $1.7 billion

There were two articles I read this Monday morning that had me feeling pretty good about ongoing credit card debt in this country. 

First came a report originally published on May 7th by the Associated Press, which explained that American consumers had cut their credit card debt by $1.7 billion in March. The $846 billion we still owe in credit card debt is 17.2 percent less than the all-time peak of $1.022 trillion that was set in the summer of 2008, which as we all know is right about the time when the floor fell out from underneath us.

3 Money Saving Tips for Summer Travelers

Not to brag, but I've broken out the grill and charcoal THREE times this week. I love summer, and with the weather warming up and the days getting longer, it's officially time to start planning those summer trips, be it on the ground or in the air.

For the frugal traveler looking to save some coin without sacrificing any good times, here are 3 money saving tips for summer travelers...

1.) Gas up with a cash back card

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