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Debt and credit

How to Negotiate a Better Credit Card Rate

One of the most important features of your credit card is the interest rate—the percentage of your existing balance that you’ll pay in interest per year (though usually compounded more frequently). This rate plays a major role in determining how quickly you can pay off your debts, and how much […]

Personal finance

Deciphering Credit Card Billing Statements

It’s a safe bet your credit card statement doesn’t even register in the pantheon of your great reads. But when it comes to maintaining your financial health, it’s a document with which you should be well acquainted. In addition to keeping a running tally of your monthly expenditures, the information […]

Debt and credit

How to Pay Back Credit Card Debt

Credit card debt is something we all know about and hope it never happens to us, but the reality is that it’s affecting an increasing number of Australians. Initially, cardholders get a monthly statement with a minimum payment due and pay what is a reasonable amount, and it all seems […]