Don’t Let Your Credit Cards Get Out Of Control

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Credit cards are incredibly useful – in fact, they are almost a necessity. Just try to buy anything online, book a hotel or buy airline tickets without one, and you’ll quickly realize just how much you depend on them. However, you need to think of a credit card as a way of managing your cash flow over the month, not as a source of credit. If you compare the interest rate on a typical credit card...

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Dealing with a collections agency (or, remember to pay your bills!)

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Yesterday, I received a surprising phone call from a collections agency stating I allegedly owed $211 on a past Telus account (phone/internet/cable company). Naturally, I was somewhat shocked – I’m a personal finance blogger, how the hell am I being contacted by a collections agency? I have never missed a payment on, well, just about anything! After I got over the initial adrenaline burst...

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