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5 Credit Card Tricks That Actually Made Me Money

We’ve all been warned time and time again. Credit cards are evil and can ruin your life. While there is some validity to this statement, you must also remember that without consumers, those pieces of plastic would be powerless. Over the years, I’ve figured out how to use credit cards to my advantage and to help me keep more cash in my pocket. A…

Online Banks Vs. Traditional Banks: Which is Right for You?

This is a guest post by Carrie Smith, the genius behind the Careful Cents personal finance blog. She’s a Certified Bookkeeper and Financial writer. She’s also a career junkie, social media addict, debt hater and food lover. Follow her on Twitter @applecsmith. Has your bank recently raised its fees? Or maybe you’re tired of making trips to the bank? If so, you might…