That's a question we often hear when we're shopping. We may automatically default to one choice, so it's easy to forget that not all plastic is the same.
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Your credit score can affect your ability to borrow money, rent an apartment or even get a job. Here are tips to establish, build, protect and even improve your all-important FICO and credit score.
Money, time, security and convenience all come into play when sending funds abroad. Find the best option for your international transfer.
Applying for an online bank account sounds easy, but how do you get money into it? Here are step-by-step details and tips for selecting, opening, and funding a digital bank account.
Park City is a playground for athletes and auteurs, but there are tons of affordable activities. Here are 25 things to do under $25.
A variety of options can help aspiring homebuyers who lack the cash for a big down payment. Government backed loans and other mortgages with flexible terms can help qualifying borrowers buy a house with little or no down payment.
Want to explore the Southwest? Here is a roadmap to seeing four states in one week, all on the cheap.
Clicks-and-Bricks banks provide banking customers with maximum convenience, ease, and flexibility. But not all click-and-bricks banks are created equal. Find out how you can select the best bank for your personal money management style.
Back-to-school shopping can be daunting and result in parents spending hundreds, even thousands of dollars each year. Here are 8 cost saving tips to stay on a budget
Developing smart spending habits and an understanding the basics of personal finances can set up your high schooler up for a strong financial future. Get tips to help prepare them now.
When you hear "Freshman 15" you might think of late nights and greasy fast food. With fifteen money saving tips for college students, BBVA shares a freshman fifteen students can feel good about.
Unable to pay your credit card balance off each month? Find out how you can get control of your spending and avoid going deeper into debt.
Got some money to save? Here's what you need to know to decide between a CD and a savings account.
Is it even possible to buy a house in seller's market? Yes, but you have to be smart about your approach.
Roam the land of the Rat Pack! Here are 25 ideas for under $25 in and around Palm Springs, California.
Sick pets are ja heartbreaking reality of pet ownership. Pet insurance can come in handy if your pet is hurt or becomes ill. Here is what to consider.
Passport? Check. Ticket? Check. But have you thought about these other critical elements to prepare for your semester abroad?
Divorce is never easy,. Experts offer insights on how to lessen the financial blow and protect yourself.
Got questions about your credit report? Find out everything you need to know: where to get your credit report, how to read it, and what your score means.
Planning for long-term care of a special needs child can be overwhelming. Learn about savings options such as special needs trusts and ABLE accounts.
Does your college student know money basics? Here are 6 rules every freshman should know.
Ever considered what you would you do if you were to suddenly lose your income? Disability insurance is something you might need. Find out why and how much.
Using cash advances to pay for everyday expenses? Not opening credit card bills? You may be headed for credit card catastrophe.
Going to San Francisco, Warsaw, Prague, Singapore, LA, Melbourne, Portland, Medellin, Cape Town, or Buenos Aires? Check out these tours to save money!
Gen Xers face unique financial challenges thanks to the impact of recessions, bubbles, and other economic hurdles. But here are 3 financial fixes for them.
The Homebuying journey can be full of surprises if you're not prepared. BBVA has prepared this guide to help you along the way.
With interest rates going up, should you refinance your adjustable rate mortgage? Explore refinancing options, learn more about rates and closing costs, and get a better idea about which solution could be right for you.
Buying a home can be a confusing process. BBVA has the answers to your important mortgage questions, so don't apply for a home loan without reading our mortgage FAQs.
Ready to buy a home? There is a lot to consider, including a loan application. Make sure you're ready to apply for a home loan with these helpful tips.
Time to start giving your kids an allowance? Get tips for how much to give, when to start, and how to structure an allowance program for your family.
Prices are going up on everything from toothpaste to car insurance. But there are smart, real-life strategies for combating rising prices, trimming monthly expenses and keeping your monthly budget balanced.
Only about half of American workers say they are building a large enough nest egg to retire comfortably; here's how to make sure you are.
Looking to vacation in Denver, Colorado on a budget? Check out these 25 things you can do for less than $25 each.
Family vacations can get expensive. Those headed to Tucson, Arizona, are smart to check out this list of 25 things to do for less than $25 per person. Live it up!
Visiting Houston, Texas? Check out our list of frugal family activities for under $25.