debt traps

Your Credit Score Doesn’t Matter Unless It’s Bad

I have pretty good credit — right now my score is close to 800. Awesome, right? Sure, except that awesome credit has actually been pretty useless, even when I recently bought a home. Don’t get me wrong, bad credit has a big impact on your finances. It’s strange, then, that…

Master These Money Habits Before You Start Using Credit Card Rewards

Some credit cards are awesome for earning rewards like extra cash or free travel. If your money habits aren’t great, though, those cards can lead to consumer debt. Credit.com recommends mastering these three money habits before jumping into the credit card rewards game.