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Want to repair your credit score? Here are 3 tips to get organized

If you’re looking to improve your less than perfect credit score (and kudos to you for taking a step in the right direction), we know that it can be hard to figure out where to begin. Like, really hard.

Discover More Card extends 5x Cashback Bonus to all online shopping during the holidays

Cyber Monday - the online shopping alternative to Black Friday - is a little over two weeks away. (November 26th, to be exact.) However, credit card companies are already adding incentives to get you to shop online and, more specifically, at their online retail sites. Many credit card companies offer great discounts and cash back incentives when you shop through their online retail website, and in most cases they've partnered with hundreds of prominent brands to make your cash back rewards worthwhile. But with so many great deals shaping up for Cyber Monday, credit card issuers like Discover have taken an extra shape towards getting you to buy online this holiday season.

5 Credit Cards with Annual Fees Worth Paying

If you're a regular on Creditnet, then you know that we've never been a big fan of annual fees. And who can blame us? With so many credit cards on the market today that skip the arbitrary once-a-year fee, why would you opt for a card that you have to pay to keep in your wallet? As it turns out, some of the most lucrative credit cards available require an annual fee. In some cases, paying the annual fee is well worth the benefits you'll enjoy as a cardholder, and the annual fee will pay for itself over the course of the year (and then some). However, these excellent annual fee credit cards can be hard to find, and their rewards hard to judge. So, we decided to introduce you to five credit cards with annual fees worth paying. In no particular order, these are the credit cards we would consider paying to keep in our wallet...

Why College Students Should Get a Credit Card

The debate over whether or not college students should own a credit card is certainly a sensitive one. Some would say it's simply madness for a college student – with so much temptation to spend, yet little financial literacy and no solid income – to have a student credit card.

Ask Our Readers: Tell us how Hurricane Sandy affected you in a credit-related way

First off, we would be remiss if we didn't send our condolences and best wishes to those affected by Hurricane Sandy.

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.)

Yet Another FICO Credit-Scoring Myth

Have you ever heard about how you can unlock your car by having someone transmit a signal from a spare remote key via your cell phone? Pretty cool, huh? Well, it doesn't work. Keyless remotes and cell phones operate on completely different frequencies, so don't plan on this trick ever saving the day the next time you lock your keys in the trunk. Regardless, I've heard this urban myth so many times over the past few months that I even started to believe it might work. That is, until I saw it busted with my own eyes on perhaps the greatest show known to mankind—Mythbusters. Seriously, I can't get enough of the Discovery Channel.

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