Inside Final Card with Matt Rothstein

Matt Rothstein: Co-Founder of Get Final

Matt Rothstein of Get Final will discuss a new kind of credit card for the 21st Century designed to be a consumer ally rather than a consumer predator.

Lessons I Learned From Being Broke

Lessons I Learned From Being Broke

There is no doubt about it, being broke sucks. But that isn’t to say you can’t learn valuable lessons from being broke. These are the most important lessons I learned from being broke. 

Credit vs. Debit vs. Cash: The Ultimate Showdown

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Every time we make a purchase, we have to decide between using a credit card, a debit card, or cash. They all have their pros and cons. Will there be a clear winner? Credit vs. debit vs. cash: the ultimate showdown.

The Wisdom and Pitfalls of Zero APR Credit Cards

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If you have credit card debt or are planning to make a large purchase soon, a 0 APR credit card can be a great tool to save money on interest charges.

Escaping $109,000 of Credit Card Debt with Travis Pizel

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Travis Pizel tells us how he and his wife accumulated $109,000 of credit card debt and how they paid off the debt and strengthened their relationship.

How To Choose a Credit Card That Works For You

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Are you looking for a credit card? We’ve done a ton of research on all kinds. Let us show you how to find the perfect credit card here.

Here Are The Best First Credit Cards To Start Building Credit

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If you’re shopping for your first credit card and feeling overwhelmed by all this, don’t worry, we gotchu. These are the best first credit cards.

Credit Cards For People With No Credit

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A credit card can be a great tool. But when you don’t have a credit history, it’s hard to get one. These are the 6 best credit cards for people with no credit.

How to Build Credit: 5 Easy Ways That Are Working Great This Year

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If you don’t understand how to build credit, you’re leaving money on the table. I’m going to show you tactics that will improve your standing with lenders. Simply put, if you want lower interest rates and higher credit limits, you’ll love this post. Let’s get started.

Chase Credit Journey: A Free Credit Monitoring Service [REVIEW]

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One missed credit card payment will lower your credit score by 100 points. It happened to me. If you’re wondering whether Chase offers credit monitoring, the answer is yes. This post outlines how Chase’s free credit monitoring service, Credit Journey, helps you keep an eye on yours. Simply put, if you’re looking for a free tool that might help you avoid a 100-point loss, you’ll appreciate this post. Let’s dive in.

What Is Credit and Why It’s Essential to Your Financial Health [UPDATED]

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Credit influences every aspect of your financial life; From renting an apartment to an employer determining whether to hire you. This detailed post outlines what it is why you need it. If you want to learn how to use credit to your advantage, you’ll love this post. Let’s get started.

A Good Credit Score Saves You Money and Here’s How [UPDATED 2020]

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Debt affects your credit score and makes life more expensive. We’ll show you the cost of debt and reasons you need a kick ass credit score.

The Highest Credit Score: What It Is and Easy Ways to Increase It Today

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A credit score is a 3-digit number that ranges from 300-850. It’s used by financial companies to decide how likely you will pay back money they lent you.

Statement Balance vs Current Balance: The Difference Costs You Money

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Unsure about the difference between your credit card statement balance vs. current balance? Learn which one to pay off and avoid a hefty finance charge. Click here to live long and prosper.

How To Fix Bad Credit Once And For All

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The most expensive things in life are taxes and interest. If you don’t have a good credit score, life is expensive. Let us show you how to fix bad credit.

Getting Out of the Red: How to Improve Your Credit Score Fast

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Having a good credit score makes life easier and cheaper. Even if you’ve tanked your credit, we’ll give you some ways to bring the number back up. You don’t have to wait seven years to start improving your credit score. There are a few tricks to get that number out of the red.

How To Use a Credit Card Like A Responsible Adult

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Used properly, a credit card can have all sorts of benefits. Used improperly, it can drag you into bankruptcy.  We’ll teach you how to use a credit card.

What the F**k is Bankruptcy with Steve Rhode

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We get a lot of questions about bankruptcy at LMM but it’s a complicated subject so we brought expert Steve Rhode to help explain the fine details.

Protecting Yourself From Credit Card Fraud and Identity Theft

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Data breaches have been in the news recently and the headlines are scary. Today Farnoosh Torabi joins us to discuss protecting yourself from credit card fraud and identity theft.

Can Bad Credit Actually Keep You From Getting A Job?

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Another reason to mind is your credit reports is the impact they can have on your job searches. In some cases you can be denied a job based on a poor score.

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