Credit Card Advice (Page 20)

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Minimum “Chase Slate” Credit Score Needed (+3 Alternative Cards)

Chase Slate — Credit Score Needed to Apply

If there’s one major drawback to a credit card, it’s probably the high interest rates most charge for carrying a balance month-to-month. Thankfully, options exist for those times... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 1/19/2017
7 Best Credit Cards for College Students (First Card, No Credit, More)

7 Best Credit Cards for College Students

Heading to college is an exciting time in one’s life — you’ve got more freedom than ever before, and you finally get to choose the things you learn about, unlike school before college.... read more »
By: Ashley Dull, 1/11/2017
12 Best — Credit Card “Balance Transfer” Offers (0% Interest up to 18 Mo.)

12 Best Credit Card Balance Transfer Offers

The average American carries $4,717 of credit card debt with an interest rate around 15%. If you’re one of these Americans and only pay the minimum payment each month, it’ll take you... read more »
By: Ashley Dull, 1/4/2017
3 Key Differences — Chase “Slate” vs. “Freedom” vs. “Freedom Unlimited”

Chase Slate vs. Chase Freedom & Freedom Unlimited

As one of the largest credit card issuers in the world, Chase Bank has plenty of experience in meeting the needs of consumers. Chase knows there are different cards for different spending... read more »
By: Mike Randall, 12/27/2016
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
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