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Credit Cards, Friends and PayDay Loans: Which would you use if you were short of cash?

There are indeed many ways that we simply throw good money away. In my previous post, I outlined seven ways that I have successfully thrown money away over the years. These are the ones I remember! I’m sure there are dozens more that I could think of. There are of course some ways that you can avoid events… Read More »

Prepaid Cards: Bane or Boon? That depends…

For perhaps the largest selection of prepaid card plans in the industry, you can visit Kaiku (kaiku.com). Kaiku is well known for administrating many prepaid Visa card programs that are responsible for returning many individuals, families and businesses to financial health. No matter how much financial trouble you are in, a prepaid Visa credit card from Kaiku will… Read More »

How Do Bloggers Use Their Credit Cards? Read on…

Ages ago, I posted a reply to a request from Mr. Credit Card’s survey. I’d forgotten all about the survey until I received this email announcing his results: It’s worth reading, and great link bait. As is his follow up post on the bloggers involved! Mr Credit Card here. During March and April, I sent out an email… Read More »

July ’08 Credit Card Spending Post

After our little trip this week, we got back to a pile of email and bills all that required attention. This included the regular credit card bill from our bank. Well, it’s good news/bad news time! The good news I didn’t pay any additional charges on my card apart from the statements as my card was paid off… Read More »

New Advertiser Shout Out: AnyCredit Car Finance and Urgent CashLoan

I’d like to welcome two new advertisers to the blog: “AnyCredit Car Finance” and “Urgent CashLoans” both companies which provide financing for diverse applicants in the UK and US markets respectively. #1: AnyCredit Car Finance recently joined InvestorBlogger Dot Com by purchasing advertising from us. AnyCreditFinance provides “Car loans to suit you”, as advertised on its website, for… Read More »

Mr Credit Card’s Survey: My Personal Answers… And yours?

I just received this email from Mr Credit Card who asked me to share my answers with him for a report he is doing. Rather than just do that, I thought I would share my answers with all of you… Mr Credit Card here. I am conducting a survey among personal finance, investment bloggers about their credit cards… Read More »

February’s Credit Card Statement: NT$26,413 in 31 days!

Or in other words, how to break the bank! My wife was standing over my shoulder last time I wrote my very uneventful credit card statement for January 2008. She said in pointed tones: “Who cares about your credit card spending?”… Well, of course, I do! I usually include the credit card spending report for three reasons: 1.… Read More »

Are you a credit card slave? Part 4

In this series, I’m looking at our changing attitudes to money, and answer the simple question: are we all credit card slaves now? Part 1 was entitled Where did our attitudes to money come from?. Part 2 is Credit Cards, Bank Accounts and Salaries. Part 3 was The Credit Card Cascade and the Madness of Spending. This is… Read More »

Credit Cards, Bank Accounts and Salaries Part 2

In this series, I’m looking at our changing attitudes to money, and answer the simple question: are we all credit card slaves now? Part 1 was yesterday: entitled Where did our attitudes to money come from? Credit Cards, Bank Accounts and Salaries Suddenly from subsisting from week to week on wages became more challenging as we were all forced… Read More »