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Should Young Adults Be Scared Off by Credit Cards?

There's been a lot of news of late about the growing skepticism young adults have for credit cards. (Some of it even written by

Best Cash Back Credit Card Offers for June, 2013

With so many rotating credit card offers available to consumers, every now and then the experts at Creditnet like to take stock of the best of the best. With the beginning of a new month mere days away, we thought today was as good a day as any to evaluate the best cash back offers for June.

Without further ado, here are June's best cash back credit offers organized by category...

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

Credit Myths Debunked: Are American Express Credit Cards Only for Rich People?

First and foremost, the answer to this question is an affirmative 'No', but let's get to why we're answering this question in the first place.

Which Gas Credit Cards Are Worth the Investment This Summer?

There's good news from GasBuddy.com today. According to their experts, gas prices will continue to fall through June, 2013, especially in the weeks after Memorial Day. According to the report (which we found via The Daily Ticker on Yahoo!), the national average price for a gallon of gas will hover around $3.53 per gallon, 5 cents less than today's average of $3.58.

Best Credit Card Offers of Summer, 2013

Do you feel that? The sun is shining, the weather is warming up and the baseball season is in full bloom.

That's right - summer is almost here!

Summer's actually a great time to evaluate the plastic you're carrying in your wallet and consider upgrading. Why? Well, tax season is over, bonus cash back categories are getting ready to rotate and a number of cash back cards offer summer-friendly deals for cardholders. 

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