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10 Surprising Ways to Save Money on Hotels

Hotels are expensive! Cut the cost of a night's stay with these clever lodging cost cutters.

10 Things You Think Affect Your Credit Score — But Don't

Myths abound about what does and does not impact a credit score. Read this list of "Does Nots" and know why your score is gonna be fine.

9 Good Reasons to Choose a Credit Union Instead of a Bank

We're big fans of credit unions at Wise Bread, and once you get a look at this list of reasons why, you will be too!

8 Things People With Good Credit Never Do

Want good credit? Don't do this.

What Your Credit Card Says About Your Personality

Your credit card reveals more about you (your personality, that is) than you think! See what your card says about you.

How to Get All of the Benefits of Your Credit Cards — and None of the Costs

Credit card companies know that consumers can't resist shiny rewards programs. Learn how to get the rewards, with none of the guilt (or debt!).

How Many Credit Cards Should You Carry?

For savvy credit card holders, it's a myth that more than one card is irresponsible. Here's what to consider before adding more cards to your wallet.

Discover Bank Review: You Know the Card, but What About the Bank?

With competitive rates and all the familiar online banking products and features, Discover Bank is worth considering for your banking needs.

3 Smartphone Apps That Manage and Maximize Your Credit Card Rewards

Credit card rewards programs can be hard to maximize, and it's easy to let points slip away. Wrangle your rewards with this trio of smartphone apps.

5 Best Cash Back Credit Cards

If you're responsible with your credit, a rewards credit card can be a nice perk -- free stuff! If you don't want to bother with points programs, choose a cash rewards card.

Control Your Debt With an Annual Clean Sweep

Do you use credit to manage cash flow fluctuations or to live beyond your means? Here's a simple, practical test for keeping your debt under control.

5 Best Travel Reward Credit Cards

Jason's family has been earning free travel for over 20 years. These are his favorite travel rewards cards.

Ask the Readers: Should College Students Have a Credit Card?

Tell us if you think college students should have a credit card and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: The Credit Edition

Today, we are bringing you some of the best articles about all things credit!

Security Breach Puts 50,000 Credit Card Holders at Risk

A security breach at a third-party U.S. based processor may have compromised 50,000 Visa and MasterCard cardholders accounts.

Decoding The New Tax Rules For Merchants

Prelude to a national sales tax? Maybe not, but new IRS rules mean credit card companies and online payment processors now must report the transactions they manage.

6 Ways My Family Scores Free Travel With Credit Cards

Want to travel the world for free? Take advantage of my insider tips that took me years to learn!

Best Money Tips: Credit Card Tips to Live By

Today we found some awesome articles on credit card tips to live by, what to do if you hate your job, and road trip money saving tips.

Wise Bread Blogger on the NBC News with Brian Williams

Wise Bread writer Sarah Winfrey had a blast when she went on NBC Nightly News to talk about her family's experience reducing credit card usage during the economic crunch.

Can Your Spending Patterns Affect Your Credit?

Regardless of how fiscally cautious and responsible you are as a credit card holder, you may still be curious to know just how much credit card companies know about you through you