Yakezie Carnival – Credit Cards Edition

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Since there seems to be so much in the news lately about credit cards- the good ones, the bad ones, the ugly ones, the fee free ones, the reward ones, the secured ones, etc. I figured I would talk about credit cards as today’s theme. Use Credit Cards with Caution.

Find out How Brian & His Wife Paid off $109,000 in Credit Card Debt

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It was all consumer debt spread over 5 credit cards. After trying to extend credit to finance the vacation and we were denied (best thing to ever happen to us) we realized we made too much money to be living like this and something had to change.

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Four Crazy Credit Card Scams

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Guest Post Author Bio: The following post comes from the NerdWallet.com team, experts in helping users find the right rewards credit cards. 4 of the Craziest Credit Card Scams. Credit Card Scammers Using Jury Duty Scheme. Beware of Credit Card Skimmers.

Target Credit Card System Hacked {Important Information for Target Shoppers}

For the Mommas

Target Credit Card System Hacked. Target has determined that the information involved in this incident included customer name, credit or debit card number, and the card’s expiration date and CVV (the three-digit security code). If you are a Target shopper and have shopped at Target from Nov. 27 to Dec. 15, 2013, you will need to read this notice.

Find out how Jessica paid off $56,000 of student loans, credit cards, and a car loan.

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She owns Every Single Dollar , an online financial resource dedicated to helping single women make informed financial decisions and set themselves up for financial success. I had $29,000 in MBA student loans, $14,000 in credit cards, and $13,000 in a car loan.

Ways to Build Credit Without Relying Solely on Credit Cards

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For those who prefer to pay with cash and avoid the credit card debt cycle altogether, building a solid credit history and high FICO score can be a challenge – but it doesn’t have to be. Only a small portion of your FICO score is based on having and using revolving credit.

Credit Card Rules You Should Live By

For the Mommas

Credit Card Rules You Should Live By. Ah, the credit card. That magical card of freedom. Instantly you learned why your parents warned you about credit cards. Don’t get a new card every time a clerk suggests it.

Stay Organized To Keep Your Information Secure

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Keeping your business’s information safe and secure online is not easy. Restrict Access to Sensitive Information. Limit the number of people of people in your organization who can access sensitive information.

Limiting the Financial Damage of a Data Breach

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Millions of customers had their data stolen, including credit and debit information. My credit card information was vulnerable during the PlayStation Network breach of a few years ago. Use Credit Cards. I use credit cards a lot more now.

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Protect your identity and important information from getting into the wrong hands with a Paper Shredder. Right now, save $10 on this 8-Sheet Strip-Cut Paper/CD/Credit Card Shredder with Basket for a final price of only $29.99 Shreds cds and credit cards.

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Plink: Make a Purchase at Walgreens, Get a $10 Gift Card!

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Right now they are offering a FREE $10 gift card to new customers when you make a purchase at Walgreens. Register a debit or credit card with Plink. Use that card to make a purchase at Walgreens before 9/15/13. Plink: Make a Purchase at Walgreens, Get a $10 Gift Card!

Plink: Make a Purchase at Chipotle, Get a $10 Gift Card!

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Right now they are offering a FREE $10 gift card to new customers when you make a purchase at Chipotle. Register a debit or credit card with Plink. Use that card to make a purchase at Chipotle before 8/18/13. Plink: Make a Purchase at Chipotle, Get a $10 Gift Card!

Plink: Make a Purchase at Domino’s, Get a $10 Gift Card!

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Right now they are offering a FREE $10 gift card to new customers when you make a purchase at Domino’s Pizza. Register a debit or credit card with Plink. Use that card to make a purchase at Domino’s before 7/7/13. Have you heard of Plink ?

Plink: Make a Purchase at Subway, Get a $10 Gift Card!

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Right now they are offering a FREE $10 gift card to new customers when you make a purchase at Subway. Register a debit or credit card with Plink. Use that card to make a purchase at Subway before 6/23/13. Plink: Make a Purchase at Subway, Get a $10 Gift Card!

Plink: Spend $20 at Old Navy or Gap, Get a $20 Gift Card!

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Right now they are offering a FREE $20 gift card to new customers when you spend $20 at Old Navy or Gap. Register a debit or credit card with Plink. Use that card to spend at least $20 at Old Navy or Gap before 5/26/13. Have you heard of Plink ?

Plink: Spend $10, Get Free $10 Gift Card!

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Right now they are offering a FREE $10 gift card to new customers when you spend your first $10. Register a debit or credit card with Plink. Use that card to spend at least $10 at any Plink-registered store or restaurant before 4/28/13. Have you heard of Plink ?

Are Peer Loans Too Risky or the Way of the Future?

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(Photo credit: Wikipedia). Around since just before the financial crash, peer lending got the same black-eye as all credit when the bubble burst on sub-prime loans. Borrowers with very good credit can get an APR as low as 6.7% Credit is a tool in personal finance.

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To get the freebie, you might need to enter a valid credit card or PayPal account information to score this freebie, but you will not be charged anything since your order is free. Anyone Hungry like a Wolf for Duran Duran ?

Free Redbox code 2/8 Only !

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Note that this code is valid 5 times for a credit card you’ve used at Redbox before and 3 times for a new card. Check out the Redbox Instagram page for more information.

Plink: Make a Purchase at CVS, Get a $10 Gift Card!

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Right now they are offering a FREE $10 gift card to new customers when you make a purchase at CVS. Register a debit or credit card with Plink. Use that card to make a purchase at Chipotle before 9/15/13. Plink: Make a Purchase at CVS, Get a $10 Gift Card!

Aldi Deals Week of 10/23/11

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They accept cash and most debit cards. They do not accept checks or credit cards. If you found this information useful, make sure you stay up to date by subscribing for free via my RSS feed or get daily updates by email.

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How to Freezer Your Credit and Protect Yourself from Identity Theft

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In addition to stealing credit card numbers , Target now admits that thieves were able to also get people’s names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers. The information is being sold on the black market. What Does It Mean to Freeze Your Credit.

Treat.com: FREE Personalized Greeting Card (New Customers Only)

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If the recent Treat Greeting Card Offer did not work for you, Treat.com is making it up to their customers by offering another FREE card promo right now! Get a FREE Greeting Card from Treat.com as a new customer when you use the code TREATNEW at checkout to get your free card.

Simplify Your Life with Manilla

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All those bills, bank accounts, credit cards, passwords. Under a single password, Manilla provides you with an automated, organized view of all of your account information, text and/or email reminders to pay bills and unlimited storage of account documents that Manilla has seamlessly retrieved for the you. Do you ever find that you have so much stuff to remember, that you just can't possibly remember it all? the numbers are endless.

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Plink: Make a Purchase at Office Max, Get a $10 Gift Card!

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Right now they are offering a FREE $10 gift card to new customers when you make a purchase at Office Max. Register a debit or credit card with Plink. Use that card to make a purchase at Office Max before 9/1/13. Your 1,000 points can be traded in for a $10 gift card to Amazon, Target, Walmart, Starbucks, Kohl’s, or other store of your choice in their rewards center. Plink: Make a Purchase at Office Max, Get a $10 Gift Card!

Plink: Spend $20 at Sears or Kmart, Get a $20 Gift Card!

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Right now they are offering a FREE $20 gift card to new customers when you spend $20 at Sears or Kmart. Register a debit or credit card with Plink. Use that card to spend at least $20 at Sears or Kmart before 5/19/13. Your 2,000 points can be traded in for a $20 gift card to Amazon, Target, Walmart, Starbucks, Kohl’s, or other store of your choice in their rewards center. Plink: Spend $20 at Sears or Kmart, Get a $20 Gift Card!

Treat.com: FREE Valentine’s Day Card (New Customers Only)

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Right now, new customers can get a FREE Valentine’s Day Card from Treat.com ! Use the code VDAYFREE at checkout to get your free card. Limit one free card per household. They have lots of great designs to choose from and you can personalize them any way you choose.

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Plink Mother’s Day Offer: Spend $20 at 1800-Flowers, Get a $20 Gift Card!

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New customers get a FREE $20 gift card when you spend $20 at 1800-Flowers. Register a debit or credit card with Plink. Use that card to spend at least $20 at 1800-Flowers before 5/12/13. Plink Mother’s Day Offer: Spend $20 at 1800-Flowers, Get a $20 Gift Card!

FREE Father’s Day Card from Treat.com (5/23/12 Only)

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Hurry and get a FREE Father’s Day Greeting Card from Treat.com ! Use the code TREATDAD at checkout to get your free card. Limit one free card per household. You may know I’ve posted card deals from Tiny Prints before.

Aldi Deals Week of 11/6/11

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Aldi Deals Week of 9/25/11

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Start Managing Your Debt (And Enter To Win $1000 Cash)

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Easy credit, a have-it-now mentality and the consumer-driven society have all created this situation. I learnt many of them from personal experience when I realized that I had to do something about my credit card debt that was spiraling out of control.

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Ten Ways to Protect Your Family from Identity Theft

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With hackers tapping into major businessesí credit card information, and credit card companies issuing offers to your toddler, you never know where or how your information can fall into the wrong hands. Consider checking your credit scores.

Aldi Deals Week of 12/4/11

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Aldi Deals Week of 9/11/11

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Aldi Deals Week of 9/4/11

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Aldi Deals Week of 3/27/11

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Aldi Deals Week of 1/30/11

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8 Ways to Prevent Identity Theft

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If we pause and think, there are many activities we do in a course of a day where we put our personal information at risk- from writing a cheque to charging an item in person or on the phone. Never disclose your personal information such as a bank account number in an email.

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