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Is Credit Card Debt Ever Acceptable?

photo credit: TheTruthAbout… A few months ago we purchased a new dishwasher from Home Depot to replace the one that stopped working correctly over a year ago.  We picked out a pretty nice model; not too expensive, but much nicer than what we had before.   We got a really good deal on it because we bought it on Black Friday sale, and have been really pleased with its performance so far.  The only downfall about the situation?  We put it on a credit card and haven’t paid it off yet. Now, before you start throwing stuff at me, I have to explain that we were able to take advantage of 0% interest, no payments for a year from our Home Depot credit card.  We have the money in the bank if we want to pay it off, but I just haven’t brought myself to do so yet.  I don’t want to see our balance go down that much, so I keep making payments on it whenever I get paid.  There’s no question on whether or not our credit cards will […]

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How My Credit Cards Help Me in my Finances, Budgeting and Saving Money

Hi, this is Mr Credit Card from I’ve read about Mr. and Mrs. Money’s credit card stories and today, I would like to talk a bit about how I actually use credit cards as a budgeting and convenience tool and also how I use it to save money. If you are looking for a better credit card, please check out my best credit card offers and deals section. There are two camps and schools of thoughts with regards to the use of credit cards. One school believes credit cards are “evil” and they lead folks to overspend. If it were in the wrong hands, that is certainly true. Then there are obviously those like myself who pay off the bills in full every month and take advantage of reward programs. For folks like us, credit cards are simply a tool to be taken advantage of. But to me, there is more to that than getting rewards, I use credit cards as a way to budget, keep track of expenses, run my business and also make use of their various […]

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