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Rage of the Gargoyle, a new virtual reality roller coaster, will debut at Six Flags Great Adventure Fright Fest this fall. (Credit: Six Flags Great Adventure)
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Think twice before putting that ‘opportunity cost’ on your credit card

Q. We go to Great Adventure every year and we get season passes. It’s always cheaper to buy them for the next season when they first go on sale. If I don’t have the cash, is it worth putting on a credit card?

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Paying credit card debt with a pension

Q. I have a pension worth about $500 a month, and the lump sum payout is $38,000. I’m only 34 and I’m not sure if I should leave it there or invest the lump sum in an IRA. I also have $5,000 in credit card debt. Could I pay it off and roll over the rest into the IRA?

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Credit cards for college students: Is it a good idea?

Q. My husband and I disagree about credit cards for our daughter, who is starting college. She has no income so I don’t think she should have a card. He thinks she should start her credit history as soon as possible. What do you think?

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How to remove yourself from a co-signed credit card

Q. I co-signed a credit card for my son when he started college. I’d like to get off of that account now. What should I do, and will it hurt his credit report?

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When is the right time to transfer a credit card balance?

Q. What are the benefits or drawbacks of doing a credit card balance transfer?

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How to break the credit card overspending cycle

Q. I get paid irregularly so I end up using credit cards that I can’t pay in full each month, and I have to wait for paychecks to catch up. How can I get out of this cycle?

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How to protect your credit cards

Q. I have questions about when a credit card account is hacked. Most unauthorized charges seemed to be from online purchases. I am very careful with my card and make few online purchases. Unauthorized charges were removed pending an investigation. How does this happen and how can I prevent it from happening again?

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To love, honor and share a credit card statement

It's wedding season and as many couples get ready to say their vows, they may want to have a talk about fidelity -- financial fidelity.

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Using credit cards to start a new business

Q. I want to start a new business and I will need to spend about $25,000 to set it up. I only have $14,000 saved and I’m thinking of using my credit cards. Then when the income comes in, I can pay them off. I know it’s not the best choice but if I haven’t been able to save enough. What do you think?

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What businesses can’t do with your credit cards

Q. I cancelled a credit card to stop a company from auto-renewal charges I couldn’t get them to stop. I’ve heard that businesses can search for other credit cards in your name and charge that. Is that true?

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