Blog Rewind - Credit Cards

By Avery Mills | Mar 1, 2021 8:00:00 AM

march mFor this month’s blog rewind, we are going to take a closer look at basic credit card knowledge as well as the best way to use them.

5 Common Credit Terms You Should Know

If you aren't familiar with credit cards, you may find some of the terms that they use can be kind of confusing. Here are some common credit terms that everyone should know before they start using credit cards.

The Right Way to Use Credit

One of the most important parts of credit is learning how to use it correctly. Doing so will keep your credit score high and help you be approved for loans, jobs, and additional credit in the future. Here are some of the steps that you can take to ensure that you are using your credit the right way.

Common Credit Mistakes

When using a credit card, it’s important that you use it correctly in order to keep your finances in a good place. Here are some common mistakes that you should avoid when using your credit card.

Comparing Debit & Credit Cards

At first glance, a credit card and debit card appear almost identical. They’re the same shape & size; they both have a 16 digit card number, and a signature. However, their uses can differ substantially. Let’s take a closer look at both types of cards.

Changing Name on Credit Card

Once you legally change your name, you’ll need to begin the process of changing the name on your credit cards in order to avoid issues down the line. While it can be a fairly straightforward process, you’ll want to make sure you follow the steps in the right order so it’s as seamless as possible. Here is how you can change the name that appears on your credit card.

Signs You’re Using the Wrong Credit Card

There are several options out there when it comes to selecting a credit card and it’s important to make sure that you’re using the right one for you. Here are some signs that you may be using the wrong credit card.   

Topics: Blog Rewind

Author: Avery Mills