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American Express Serve® announces new limited time offer: You could earn $50 when you use direct deposit

Update: This credit card has changed since this article was published. You can check out the most up-to-date details on this card here: American Express Serve®.

American Express® Serve announced a new limited time offer of $50 when new customers sign up for direct deposit and receive two deposits of $250 or more by September 30th, 2013.

Best Cash Back Credit Card Offers for July, 2013

The longest day of the year might feel like today, Monday, but it's actually this Friday, June 21st. Yup - June is somehow already half over, meaning July is just a couple of weeks off and - with it - the beginning of Quarter 3.

Q3 kick-off is a holiday in credit card circles. (Yes, those exist.) Why? Because the beginning of the new quarter means the start of new rotating cash back categories going live! Discover, Chase and Citi all have featured cards whose quarterly rotating categories are set to go live on July 1st.

INFOGRAPHIC - The Business Gold Rewards Card® from American Express OPEN - Earn Points Faster

The infographic below comes from American Express, and explains how business consumers can earn points faster one step at a time with the The Business Gold Rewards Card® from American Express OPEN.

At Creditnet, we normally like to make our own infographics, but this one was too useful and fun to pass up on. Follow below to determine if this card is a right fit for you and your business, and simply click the image to apply online if you like what you see.

Ask Creditnet: Should I Ever Apply for a Credit Card Cash Advance?

Dear Creditnet: I've been tempted to use the cash advance option on my credit card more than once, but have always found the necessary cash to scrape by when it came down to it. Can you explain how cash advances work, and should I ever apply for one if my cash situation gets especially tight? Thanks in advance. - Chris from Austin, TX

Best Credit Cards With Low Interest Rates - 12% And Under

Low interest credit cards keep the dangers of snowballing debt low, even for those consumers that carry a higher balance. Look - anytime you can avoid carrying a balance, you should. No matter how low an interest rate is, any interest paid still hurts your overall bottom line. That said, sometimes carrying a balance is unavoidable - be it because of emergencies or otherwise - and in those instances, having a low ongoing interest is crucial to your ability to pay down your debt.

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

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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."

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