Ever wondered about credit card history or where certain terms come from? Read on to learn some interesting credit card facts!
The word credit comes from the latin word ‘credere’ which means ‘to trust.’(1)
American writer and publisher James Grant said the difference between credit and money is that, “the money supply can be counted, and so can the supply of debt. However the potential supply of debt can only be imagined.”(1)
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Whether you’ve been using a credit card for years and consider yourself an old pro or you’re just getting started with your first Visa, Mastercard, or Amex, it’s never a bad idea to refresh your knowledge and understanding of credit. We’ve compiled some of our favourite previous posts on building credit broken down by category:
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Credit cards can have a pretty bad reputation, but so long as the user is a responsible credit card holder, there are tons of valuable advantages.
Here are some of the perks and benefits that can result from being a responsible credit card holder:
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The grass is greener, the sky is bluer, and you no longer need to trudge outside in your gigantic winter jacket; Spring is finally in the air. While Spring is always a good time to get your home in order and give it a thorough cleaning, we think it’s the perfect time for another type of spring cleaning – a thorough look at your finances from top to bottom.
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Are you considering getting small business credit cards for your small business but you’re not sure what separates it from your existing personal cards? We’ll break down some of the main differences between the two cards and answer some frequently asked questions about how they work and how they affect your credit score.
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