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How Will Applying for Credit Cards Affect My Credit Score?

SUMMARY: Understand how applying for credit cards affects your credit score. There are man...

What Hurts Your Credit Score the Most?

SUMMARY: Understanding what can hurt your credit score is a great first step on the path t...

Five Factors You Should Consider When Applying for a Credit Card

SUMMARY: TDECU has the top five factors you need to remember before applying for your cred...

How Do I Manage and Pay My TDECU Credit Card?

SUMMARY: Learn about managing and paying your TDECU credit card in Digital Banking or Acce...

Is Your Credit Score Going Up?

SUMMARY: It's a good idea to check your credit score from time to time to make sure you ge...

What Are Hard and Soft Credit Inquiries? Let Us Explain!

SUMMARY: Are you trying to maximize your credit score for a mortgage, car loan or better c...

Skip the Signature for Faster Payment Experiences!

SUMMARY: Checking out at the store may be faster than ever! Lucky for you, many MasterCard...

What is APR? How Does it Affect Loans and Interest Rates?

Annual Percentage Rate (APR) isn’t a technical finance term. Still, there are aspects that...

Why you need to pay more than the minimum on your debts

Current statistics provided by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Federal Reserve state that t...