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Erica Sandberg is a renowned personal finance editor, advice columnist, and reporter. She hosts her own video program, Making it with Erica, and is a frequent guest on national news shows, from Fox to CNN. Her book, Expecting Money: The Essential Financial Plan for New and Growing Families was the first to address the specific financial needs of new parents. Erica is the spokesperson for some of the finest businesses and products in the U.S., including Western Union, the Better Business Bureau, Bank of America, CVS Pharmacy, Michael Minna Restaurant Group, Bounty paper towels, Chase Card Services, and Assurant Solutions. Prior to her her current journalism career Erica was affiliated with Consumer Credit Counseling Service of San Francisco for ten years.


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Interest Rate Alone Doesn’t Make The Best Secured Credit Card

When it comes to the best secured credit card, interest rate is a consideration. But you want to know these 3 things about where your deposit goes.

Secured Cards Are The Best Bankruptcy Credit Cards

If you recently filed bankruptcy credit cards can be hard to come by. For those with bad credit the secured credit card may come to your rescue.

Whether You Need A Secured Business Credit Card Or A Personal Card, Choose Wisely.

If you are shopping for a secured business credit card or secured personal card you need to know these 4 signs that you are about to be scammed!

6 Great Things About Secured Credit Cards

Secured credit cards are a fantastic way to build, or rebuild, your credit. Here are 6 things that you should know about these little gems.

Do I Want A Secured Card For My First Credit Card?

When you ask, “How do I get my first credit card?” the easiest, fastest answer may be the secured credit card. Learn how secured cards work for you.

The Best Benefits Of Credit Cards That You Are Not Using!

Credit cards come with many perks beyond simply letting you buy now and pay later. Here are 5 benefits of credit card that you should be using.

You Can Maximize Your Credit Card Rewards!

Credit cards can offer great rewards, but the most savvy shoppers know how to maximize credit card rewards in a way that has banks paying you to shop.

Credit Card Limit Reduced? You May Never Shop In This Town Again!

Denied credit? Understand why the credit card limit was reduced by your bank and how this might have a negative impact on your credit score.

Understand Balance Transfer Vs Purchase Before You Buy

Do you know that when it comes to balance transfer vs purchase there is a real difference in what the credit card company charges you?

Is My Annual Fee Worth It? It Just Might Be, But That Doesn’t Mean You Have To Like It.

Is an annual fee worth it? Learn when membership dues might make sense, but also how you might be able to get your annual fee reduced or forgiven.

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