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Credit Cards: Trick or Treat?
Posted on October 29, 2016

With Halloween just around the corner, let's talk about something that many people fear – a credit card. This piece of plastic can prove to be a double-edged (four-sided?) sword. While credit cards have their benefits, they certainly have a scary side too. TRICK Here are some reasons why people dread credit cards: Overspending Fears:[...]

6 Surprising Reasons Why a Credit Card Issuer Will Close Your Account
Posted on October 25, 2016

Not many people are aware that a credit card company can cancel a card issued by it at any time, without giving any prior warning to the consumer. This can beNot many people are aware that a credit card company can cancel a card issued by it at any time, without giving any prior warning to the consumer. This can be very inconvenient, especially if you find out just when you’re trying to make a payment with the card. Here are a few reasons why [...]

6 Consumer Credit Protection Laws You'll Wish You'd Known About!
Posted on October 20, 2016

Did you ever have a time when, as a child, your dreadful neighborhood bully was about to accost you, but your elder brother or sister appeared just in time to rescue you? Just as your older sibling acted as a savior when you were[...]

5 Things to Consider Before Applying for a Mortgage
Posted on October 18, 2016

Even in this day and age, an important part of the American Dream involves owning your own home. In fact, for many citizens of the country, home ownership is synonymous with economic certainty. But in order to achieve this significant milestone, individuals have to first apply and get approved for a mortgage. Most people think that [...]

Don't Be Afraid of a Credit Check
Posted on October 12, 2016

The mere mention of a visit to the dentist is enough to make a fully grown person cower. But do you know what's even more frightening for some? The notion of a credit check. However, as is the case with most experiences, it's scary only if you don’t have a clear idea regarding what it’s all about. [...]

Close Your Credit Card in 5 Simple Steps
Posted on October 4, 2016

On our blog, we've often talked about the advantages that a credit card has to offer, as well as the ways in which you can benefit by simply owning a card and using it at regular intervals. A credit card not only allows you to build your[...]

Need Funds Immediately? Try Merchant Cash Advances
Posted on September 26, 2016

It may happen that the cash flowing in through the sales of your organization is insufficient to meet operational expenses. This can be worrying, especially if the business needs[...]

Get Your Card Issuer to Grant You a Limit Increase! (Here's How)
Posted on September 19, 2016

Most of us, at some time or the other, have used credit cards as a form of funding, especially during a liquidity crunch or when we urgently needed cash for some unforeseen expenditure. However, every once in a while it may happen that the[...]

Can a 10 Point Improvement in Your Score Significantly Lower Your Interest Rate?
Posted on September 13, 2016

Our clients often ask, "By how many points should I improve my credit score in order to get a better interest rate on my loan?" While there is no fixed answer to this question, in many cases, boosting your score by just [...]

Ever feel like you need help to get over a plateau?
Posted on September 8, 2016

I don't know about you, but I run a business, and I go to the gym, so my answer is, YES I DO! Plateaus can be experienced in every aspect of life... And to start or scale a business, as entrepreneurs and Real Estate Investors we can agree we need marketing, and funding to do so.[...]