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Travel Hacking 101

In the simplest of forms, travel hacking is basically earning credit card reward points in a very strategic way in order to use those points for travel. Points can be …

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FICO vs Vantage 3.0 Scores

Take a moment and think back to when you last looked at your credit score. Where was the last place you saw it? If you don’t know it, where would …

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How to Get Into Pentagon Federal Credit Union

The financial crash of 2008 really shook the financial industry. Many different people blamed the banks, and insisted that people take their money out of the big banks and put …

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How to Get Into Navy Federal Credit Union

Credit Unions in my opinion are a really wonderful thing. They work very similar to bigger banks with one huge exception, they are not for profit! Credit Unions tend to give a combination of lower rates and better fees. When it comes to looking into credit unions though, there’s no…

Why You Should Always Use a Credit Card for Every Purchase

Whether we want to accept it or not, money rules a large part of our lives. Being able to trade goods/time for money as really allowed us as a species to pursue other things to the point where we could develop as a society. When it comes to buying things…

Credit Terms & Abbreviations You Should Know

5/24: Chase’s rule of not approving anyone for a new credit card if the applicant has been approved for 5 or more credit cards within the last 24 months *insert other BoA rules* AA – Adverse Action (against consumer by financial institution, including but not limited to: credit limit decreases,…

FICO Credit Score Guide

Whether you like it or not, credit and our credit scores play a big role in our day to day life. Anytime you need to finance something, get a new credit card, buy a house, move to a different apartment, start a new service with a phone or cable company,…
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Chase Trifecta/Quadfecta Explained in Depth

When it comes to credit card setups, the Chase setup is the most discussed one. Depending on the cards you are eligible for, it could either consist of three or four different cards. Before getting into detail, there are some things that you should know about.  Chase’s 5/24 Rule  Before…

Chase Private Client – Benefit Overview

If you really like chase and have a ton of money, you could be eligible to be a Chase Private Client. This is basically the top level of a relationship with Chase. It comes with a ton of benefits including discounts, waived fees, and extra dedicated service advisers. For comparison…
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