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Safe Online Shopping

8 Tips to Stay Safe Online Shopping this Holiday Season

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At Addition Financial, we often have members ask us about safe online shopping. They want to know what they can do to protect themselves and their financial information. With that in mind, here are ...

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Meaningful Christmas Gifts

8 Meaningful Christmas Gift Ideas for Big-Hearted Givers

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At Addition Financial, holiday season visits from our members often turn into conversations about budgeting and gift giving. Here are eight ideas for meaningful Christmas gifts for the people in your ...

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Increase Credit Limit

Should You Increase Your Credit Limit for Holiday Expenses?

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If you’re going to increase credit limits on your cards, you should think about it first. It’s a decision that could have a big impact on you both now and in the future. Here’s what you need to know.

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How to Evaluate Holiday Credit Card Offers Quickly & Easily

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With so many holiday credit card offers to choose from, it’s understandable if you’re feeling overwhelmed. With that in mind, here’s our advice about how to evaluate holiday credit card offers ...

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How to Pay Off Credit Card Debt

A Critical Look at How to Pay Off Credit Card Debt Fast

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Stop pushing your card to the back of your wallet to avoid the thoughts of payments, start paying off credit card debt fast! With our critical look at debt you’ll be financially free in no time.

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Credit Card Debt

5 Steps to Managing Credit Card Debt When You're Young

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When you’re young, financial independence is still new and that can make debt management very challenging. Even people who’ve been “adulting” for years struggle with it. Here are five steps to ...

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What is EMV Chip and Pin Credit Cards

What is EMV? 7 Facts About Chip and Pin Credit Cards

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So, what is EMV? How do the new chip and pin credit cards work? Here are seven things you should know.

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Contactless NFC Payment

How Does Contactless and NFC Payment Work?

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You’ve probably seen it happen. A customer holds their mobile phone near the store’s device – and just like that, the purchase has been made. What you might not know is how that technology works. ...

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5 Ways to Report Credit Card Fraud

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You need to know what to do if your information is stolen – including knowing when and how to report credit card fraud. With that in mind, here are five ways to report credit card fraud and get your ...

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Identity Theft Insurance

Is Identity Theft Insurance Worth the Money?

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One possible way to safeguard your credit is buying identity theft insurance. Like all insurance, it offers some protection in case the worst should happen. But… is it worth the expense?

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Credit Card Fraud Detection Prevention

6 Credit Card Fraud Detection and Prevention Tips

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Taking a few practical steps to safeguard your information can help minimize the chances you’ll be a victim of fraud – and protect you if someone does take your information. Here are six tips that ...

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Credit Monitoring Services

What to Look for in a Credit Monitoring Service

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Not all credit monitoring services are created equal. Here are some things to look for as you shop for the service that best suits your needs.

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