Are You Getting The Best Deal on Your Cash-Back Credit Card?

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®

With so many credit cards to choose from, how do you know if you’re getting the best deal on your rewards card, especially a credit card promising cash-back benefits? While there may be no one credit card that’s right for everyone, there are ways you can get the biggest bang for your buck with a cash-back card that fits your specific circumstances.

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It’s a Money Thing: How to Overcome ‘Credit Card Shyness’

News outlets and credit card companies are quick to label millennials as being credit card-shy. According to a recent survey, millennials apparently fear their credit card debt more than climate change, the threat of war and even death. It may sound like an overreaction, but the underlying trend is substantial: millennials are carrying fewer cards and have lower balances, compared to the previous generation of young adults.


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Security Tip: It’s Now Free to Freeze Your Credit Reports

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®

With so many data breaches occurring, it might be a good idea to freeze your credit reports to help fend off identity thieves. A credit freeze locks access to your credit, so even if crooks get ahold of your Social Security number, they won’t be able to open any fraudulent accounts because the credit freeze prevents it.

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The New Rules About Medical Bills and Your Credit

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®

If you’ve ever had big medical bills that you couldn’t immediately pay, you know how troubling and stressful that situation can be. Even worse: for many years, past due healthcare bills could wind up on your credit report if a doctor’s office, clinic or other medical facility reported your bill to a collection agency.

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