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Credit Cards

The dos, don’ts and what-ifs when choosing a credit card

Ahhhhh… the sweet smell of plastic. Especially when it’s a brand new credit card that’s about to give you the freedom to buy what you want, when you want.

But be careful!  Before choosing a credit card, make sure it will be working for you, not against you. Here are some DOs, DON’Ts and other things to consider when getting ready to make that decision.

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Credit Cards

What does the Costco transition from Amex to Citibank Visa mean to your FICO® Score?

I love shopping at Costco. In fact, I got an Amex Costco TrueEarnings Credit Card because I can use it to pay for purchases both in and outside of Costco while earning great rewards. In addition, it has no annual fee and serves as my Costco membership card. With the news of the transition from Amex to Citibank Visa, I can’t help but wonder what my options are and how the transition could affect my FICO® Score.

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