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17 Best 0% APR & Low-Interest Credit Cards for 2018

17 Best 0% APR & Low-Interest Credit Cards for 2018

Most consumers today have felt the sting when they realize that the price tag that first lured them in has snowballed beyond recognition at the moment of checkout. For example, that $10 pizza... read more »

15 Best Credit Cards for Seniors & Retirees in 2018

15 Best Credit Cards for Seniors & Retirees in 2018

It’s estimated that by 2030, a full 18% of the US population will be 65 and older, with a projected 10,000 people retiring each day. For most folks, aging and retirement come with many... read more »

27 Best Same-Day Credit Cards for 2018

27 Best Same-Day Credit Cards for 2018

With the rise of digital technology, it seems as though everything has gotten faster and more immediate. Not only can you get movies and music instantly from anywhere, but you can have everything... read more »

2018 Discover More® Card vs. Discover it® Credit Card

2018 Discover More® Card vs. Discover it® Credit Card

As is only natural, most products on the market tend to evolve over time, getting new features, new designs, and new names every few years to keep up with changing times. And credit cards are no... read more »

How Long Does It Take to Get a Credit Card?

How Long Does It Take to Get a Credit Card?

After extensive searching, countless comparisons, and laborious decision-making, you finally did it. You finally chose a credit card. It took work — there are dozens of options simply for cash... read more »

How the Chase 5/24 Rule Works & Which Credit Cards It Affects

How the Chase 5/24 Rule Works & Which Credit Cards It Affects

The simplest way of judging your approval chances for any particular credit card is generally to look at your FICO credit score. For example, if your credit score is above 700, you probably have... read more »

15 Best Credit Cards for 18-Year-Olds in 2018

15 Best Credit Cards for 18-Year-Olds in 2018

While being among the youngest workers in the labor force, 18-year-olds tend to have the lowest incomes — and the least amount of financial know-how. But what few young people realize is that... read more »

What Credit Card is Best for Me? Choosing a Card in 2018

What Credit Card is Best for Me? Choosing a Card in 2018

When people learn that you write about consumer credit for a living, the conversation seems to almost inevitably circle around to, “So, what’s the best credit card?”... read more »

Capital One Venture Card Credit Score Requirements for 2018

Capital One Venture Card Credit Score Requirements for 2018

Being rejected is never any fun, but some types of rejection have more consequences than others. Getting stood up for a date may suck, but you can always french fry or ice cream that pain away. A... read more »

4 Credit Card Comparison Charts for Rewards, Fees, Rates & Scores

4 Credit Card Comparison Charts for Rewards, Fees, Rates & Scores

Once upon a time, credit cards were simple devices, used to conveniently make purchases at your favorite store or restaurant that you paid off when your bill came due. Today, however, credit... read more »