Is paying off your credit cards in full bad?

Christel Deskins

Paying down your credit card is always a good idea. But is paying it off completely a credit score no-no? (iStock) Paying off credit cards should be a big priority for U.S. financial consumers. After all, Americans tallied up about $893 billion in credit card balances in the first quarter […]

5 steps to take after paying off your credit card debt

Christel Deskins

article So you’ve paid down your credit card debt? Great, now keep your financial momentum rolling with these savvy money moves. (iStock) Americans have a love/hate relationship with credit cards. While they enjoy the ease of use, many cardholders rue the high-interest rates and the burgeoning amount of personal debt accrued by overusing credit cards. According […]

What to do after paying off credit card debt

Christel Deskins

If you’ve succeeded in paying off your credit card debt, here’s what you should do next. (iStock) In an economy where 18 million Americans are unemployed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, if you’ve managed to work hard and pay off credit card debt, you should consider yourself lucky. However, […]

7 Tips for Paying off Your Credit Card Debt

Christel Deskins

2020 has been a year of challenges for all of us. But the upheaval might also bring with it great opportunity. © Money; Getty Images Time-to-pay-off-credit-card-debt Before the COVID-19 pandemic, a report by the Federal Reserve Bank found that 55% of Americans with credit cards had debt. But for those […]

The best credit cards for paying your bills

Christel Deskins

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