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Chase Prepaid Card — Liquid Debit Card Review & Top 5 Alternatives

Chase Liquid Prepaid Review & Top 5 Alternatives

When I opened my first checking account, I thought it was about the coolest thing ever. In return for opening a totally free account, I received a giant book of checks and a sweet signup... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 12/21/2016
(2 Quick Ways) – Check Your “Bank of America” Credit Card Status

How to Check Your Bank of America Approval Status

Bank of America is one of the top credit card issuers in the U.S., with more than 80 million cards in circulation and nearly $300 billion in annual purchases. That means almost 1 in 8 credit... read more »
By: Mike Randall, 12/16/2016
Discover Card (Credit Score Needed + Top 5 Discover it® Cards)

Discover Cards: General Requirements & Top Offers

Finding the right credit card in the sea of options can be as difficult as finding a specific fish in the ocean, and without the fun Finding Nemo hi-jinks. In fact, with so many cards on the... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 12/7/2016
5 Facts: Capital One® Credit Tracker (Now CreditWise from Capital One)

5 Facts on CreditWise from Capital One

Capital One is one of the largest and most respected credit card issuers in North America, with more than 63 million active card accounts. In addition to offering a wide variety of credit... read more »
By: Mike Randall, 11/30/2016
3 Steps to Credit One Pre-Approval (How to Pre-Qualify + 5 Top Offers)

3 Steps to Credit One Pre-Approval Offers

When companies check your credit report, there are two ways it can be done: through a hard inquiry, or a soft inquiry. A hard inquiry, or pull, generally involves a lender (or another party)... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 11/22/2016
Surge Credit Card Review (How to Apply, Check Status + 5 Alternatives)

Surge Credit Card Review

Some things in life are absolute; that carton of milk is either good, or it’s really bad. Other things are less binary — like your credit. The FICO credit score can range... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 11/16/2016
“Can I Use My Debit Card as a Credit Card?”  3 Things to Know

Can I Use My Debit Card as a Credit Card?

Leave it to banks to make something simple as confusing as possible. Giving consumers a debit card and then providing the option to choose “credit” or “debit” without explaining why... read more »
By: Shannon McNay, 11/9/2016
“How Does a Secured Credit Card Work?” (+ 5 Best Secured Card Offers)

How Does a Secured Credit Card Work?

Secured credit cards are a great resource for anyone with poor credit looking to a) receive a line of credit and b) improve their credit score. Secured cards work the same way unsecured... read more »
By: Ashley Dull, 11/2/2016
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