Why credit cards are often under appreciated with Inc’s Startup Money Made Easy author Maria Aspan

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For all the talk about the dangers of credit cards, Inc’s Maria Aspan sees the benefits of them, especially when compared to debit cards. She shares a couple of personal stories of how credit cards protected her in ways debit cards could not. 


In Maria's money story you will learn:

  • The importance of looking at your receipts especially when using a debit card

  • Why credit cards are better than debit cards when it comes to fraud

  • The reason that fraudulent credit card charges are easier to dispute and have the charge reversed

  • Debit cards don't help you build credit

In Maria’s money lesson you will learn:

  • Why you want to pay for most things with a credit card

  • The importance of getting alerts for certain transactions

  • How using a credit card can not only be a great way to track spending, but it can also make doing taxes easier

In Maria's everyday money tip you will learn:

  • How having a vacation/wedding fund can save you money in the long run

In My Take you will learn:

  • Choose the lesser of 2 evils when it comes to your 401 (k)

  • If you set up a separate account to save for events or vacations as Maria does, be sure to automate the deposits

Episode Links:

Maria's book Startup Money Made Easy

Money In The Morning podcast


Check out Maria's website -

www.mariaaspan.com

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For all the talk about the dangers of credit cards, Inc’s Maria Aspan sees the benefits of them, especially when compared to debit cards. She shares a couple of personal stories of how credit cards protected her in ways debit cards could not. In this Financial Grownup podcast episode you’ll learn 3 reasons why you will want to start using credit cards instead of debit cards. #MoneyTips #Author

For all the talk about the dangers of credit cards, Inc’s Maria Aspan sees the benefits of them, especially when compared to debit cards. She shares a couple of personal stories of how credit cards protected her in ways debit cards could not. In this Financial Grownup podcast episode you’ll learn 3 reasons why you will want to start using credit cards instead of debit cards. #MoneyTips #Author