Posts tagged "credit cards"

An Open Letter To Everyone Who Has Ever Offered Me A Store Credit Card

Dear Everyone Who Has Ever Offered Me A Store Credit Card, I don't want a store credit card. I really don't. I haven't wanted any kind of credit card since I got my first one at age 18 and maxed it out in an eBay bidding war over a pair of limited edition purple Ugg…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 29, 2011

Who Wants A Kardashian Credit Card?

Hey, I've got a great idea—let's give tweens and teenagers their own credit cards! Oh wait, I actually think that's a terrible plan, but the Kardashian sisters are all about it. They've even lent their name to the new Kardashian Prepaid MasterCards. Which will be available for kids as young as 13.

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 8, 2010

Baby’s First Credit Card: A Pink Teether

It's never too early for baby's first debt reduction program, right? This rubbery credit card teether by Heelarious, the folks who sell high-heels for babies, carries the name "Ima Spender." Thankfully anyone who drools on this toy is too young to read. Seems like a waste of $10, though: everybody knows babies like to chew…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 25, 2010

Money 101: When To Pay With Cash, When To Use Credit Cards & When To Finance

If you’re lucky enough to have money in this crap-tastic economy, you’ve got to do all you can to make sure you’re using it wisely enough to not only remain financially afloat now, but also in the foreseeable – and even distant – future. Doing so involves carefully considering the way you dole out those…

By: Chelsea Kaplan / May 3, 2010

Would You Ever Cut Yourself Off?

Are cutting credit cards up a new recession trend? The Atlantic thinks so: "Cutting up credit cards is a classic solution to the temptations of easy credit, but as Americans have become more and more reliant on plastic, there's been a resurgence of interest in swearing off credit entirely."…

By: Leonora Epstein / November 19, 2009

A Peek At Big Spender Britney Spears’ Credit Card Bill

Ever wanted to know what a megastar spends in a month? Lucky for you, Britney Spears’ credit card bill for the first 11 months after her dad took control of her finances has been leaked to TMZ. Wait, Britney only has one credit card? Time to diversify, girl. Also, considering the insane amount of my…

By: Jessica Goldberg / September 24, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: Sarah Palin’s Glasses, Mourning Jenny The Gorilla, And Evil Credit Cards

Apparently Sarah Palin's glasses ($375 Kazuo Kawasaki titanium frames) are in high demand. We think she looks like an ad for Lenscrafters. [MarieClaire.co.uk]…

By: Catherine Strawn / September 8, 2008