Monday, October 27, 2008

How to Beat "Card Bind"; Try Credit Unions

I'm quoted in a Wall Street Journal article.

"Applying and getting denied for too many cards can actually hurt your credit score. "Don't do what I did," Ms. Kamenetz says. "Don't start applying for cards without a strategy. You aren't going to get the cards you want right away."

The Filene Research Institute, which has had me as a guest speaker, is spotlighted in a Time story saying community banking institutions like credit unions are looking pretty spiffy in light of the financial crisis.

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