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Articles tagged with "Managing Credit"

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How to Start a Credit Strategy
March 5, 2021
To build good credit, you need good strategy. Learn how to develop a credit strategy with TDECU. We’re here to help you achieve your financial goals.
Why Getting a Small Business Credit Card is Important
March 4, 2021
Here are four reasons getting a TDECU small businesses credit card will make it easier for your company to manage money and track expenses with our help.
How Will Applying for Credit Cards Affect My Credit Score?
February 26, 2021
Do you want to understand how applying for credit cards affects your credit score? TDECU can help. We’re here to help you achieve your credit goals.
What Hurts Your Credit Score the Most?
January 29, 2021
Understanding what can hurt your credit score is a great first step on the path to credit success. TDECU is here to help you achieve your credit goals.
Five Factors You Should Consider When Applying for a Credit Card
January 21, 2021
If you’re ready to apply for a credit card, check these tips first. TDECU has the top five tips you need to remember before applying for your credit card.
Is Your Credit Score Going Up?
July 2, 2018
It's a good idea to check your credit score from time to time to make sure you get the perks you deserve.
Skip the Signature for Faster Payment Experiences!
February 5, 2018
Checking out at the store may be faster than ever!
What is APR? How Does it Affect Loans and Interest Rates?
December 9, 2016
Find out the important basics of an Annual Percentage Rate (APR), its relationship with credit and borrowing rates. Learn how APR is calculated and more.
Why you need to pay more than the minimum on your debts
November 29, 2016
The average American household carries credit card debt of over $16,000. The convenience of credit cards has created a society dependent upon credit cards.
Why Are Chip Cards More Secure Than Swiping?
November 18, 2016
You got your new chip credit card. Now, every time you go to a store, there's confusion over whether you insert or swipe your card. Learn more about chip cards.
Your Rights When Applying for Credit
November 11, 2016
When you apply for credit, the process can seem mysterious, especially because lenders keep their exact approval criteria secret. Here is your rights.
Why You Should Avoid Payday Lending
November 4, 2016
Payday lenders can seem like the perfect solution when you face a financial emergency; however, borrowing money from a payday lender can lead to more debt.
Reducing Interest on Your Existing Debt by Consolidating Credit Cards.
October 25, 2016
Read on to learn more about credit card consolidation to help you manage existing debt, without having to add new debt and reducing your interest rates.
Ways to Minimize Your Exposure to a Retail Data Breach
August 5, 2016
What are you to do when it comes to protecting yourself from having your card information stolen? Here are some tips to minimize your vulnerability.
How to Correct Errors on Your Credit Report
July 19, 2016
Your credit report matters. Think of it as a snapshot of your financial health. Learn how to remove errors to improve your credit score today.
Is a Mobile Wallet App in Your Future?
June 28, 2016
Market researchers expect to see a huge increase in mobile payment transactions in the coming year, and with both rapidly changing attitudes and technological advances, you might want to look into ...
Preparing Your Credit to Buy a Home
June 17, 2016
Read on to learn the best credit-building strategies to help prepare yourself and your credit score to secure a mortgage loan to buy a home.
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