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4 Reasons to Cancel Your Credit Card -- and 1 Reason to Keep It

January 17, 2018 | Motley Fool

Americans love credit, and it shows. The average consumer had 2.35 bankcards and 1.51 retail cards in 2016, according to Experian's annual "State of Credit" report. Credit card usage can be a good thing, but it also carries a lot of risks. So is it time to pull the plug on yours?

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3 Ways You Can Get the Best Credit Cards After Bankruptcy

January 16, 2018 | Ben Luthi 

Bankruptcy lawyers might tell you that filing for bankruptcy offers a fresh start. However, it doesn’t feel that way when you’re applying for credit cards after bankruptcy.

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