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Discover Card Pre-Approval — (How to Pre-Qualify & 4 Best Offers)

How to Pre-Qualify for Discover Credit Cards

The modern era is a lovely place, full of technology and convenience. Vacuums run themselves, the sofa plugs in, and there are televisions in the refrigerators. With all this digitization,... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 9/27/2016
18 Best Credit Cards for Gas Stations — (Cash Back, Rewards & More)

18 Best Credit Cards for Gas Stations

Unless you drive an electric car, reside in a city with efficient public transportation, or live in walking distance of your workplace, friends, extended family, and grocery store, the odds... read more »
By: Ashley Dull, 9/15/2016
14 Best “No Fee” Credit Cards (Balance Transfer, Prepaid, Annual & More)

14 Best No Fee Credit Cards

For me, one of the most frustrating things about moving to a new apartment (besides hauling my couches around while my brothers complain) is all the fees that get tacked on.... read more »
By: Amber Brooks, 9/9/2016
16 Best Credit Cards for Groceries ([current_year]) — Rewards, Cash Back & More

16 Best Credit Cards for Groceries

We all go to the grocery store, and many of us spend time clipping coupons, planning out meals around deals, or comparing prices up and down the aisles. Personally, I like to stack a... read more »
By: Ashley Dull, 9/6/2016
Chase Freedom (Credit Score Needed, 5/24 Rule & Other Requirements)

Chase Freedom: Credit Score Needed & Other Requirements

During a recent conversation about the ever-evolving payments landscape, my friend posed a question that made me think: With so many other ways to pay for things now, what’s the best... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 8/25/2016
What is a Charge Card? (Charge Card Definition + 3 Best Options)

What is a Charge Card?

Most Americans shop using cash alternatives. Carrying cash around is inconvenient and risky, and paying by check is often a hassle. Furthermore, cash and checks will do you no good for your... read more »
By: Eric Bank, 8/18/2016
5 Ways a Credit Card Can Rebuild Your Credit

5 Ways a Credit Card Can Rebuild Your Credit

If you’re trying to build a good credit score, or repair bad credit after a few missteps, having a credit card can be a great way to start. But remember, simply owning a credit card won’t... read more »
By: Mike Randall, 8/12/2016
Cash Cow Couple: 5 Best Credit Cards for Couples & Tips for Maximizing Rewards as a Team

Cash Cow Couple Shares 5 of the Best Credit Cards for Couples

In a Nutshell: Not many 20-somethings can say they financed their entire honeymoon on credit card rewards. Jacob and Vanessa did just that, and created their Cash Cow Couple blog as a way to... read more »
By: Lauren Keys, 8/2/2016
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