All articles tagged Credit Card Usage (46)

6 Pros and Cons of a Credit Card (Balance Transfers, Secured & More)

6 Pros and Cons of a Credit Card (Balance Transfers, Secured & More)

With a history that stretches back over 200 years, the versatile pro-con list has long been used to simplify the decision-making process. And while the pro-con list is not without its... read more »

7 FAQs —The Different Types of Credit Cards & Which to Carry

7 FAQs —The Different Types of Credit Cards & Which to Carry

When I first discovered the world of credit cards, I was amazed at the breadth of the selection offered to consumers. Even today, after years of exploring the farthest reaches of credit cards and... read more »

What is a Good Credit Card APR? The 15 Best Low Interest Rate Cards

What is a Good Credit Card APR? The 15 Best Low Interest Rate Cards

While credit cards are popular among consumers for their perks and convenience, it’s easy to forget that credit cards aren’t only popular with consumers; the card issuers and banks... read more »

12 Best Credit Cards for Everyday Use

12 Best Credit Cards for Everyday Use

For many of my friends, the search for the perfect partner centers around the idea of finding someone who isn’t “crazy.” What I always advise them to remember, of course, is... read more »

3 Ways Closing a Credit Card Can Hurt Your Credit

3 Ways Closing a Credit Card Can Hurt Your Credit

I still remember getting my first credit card in the mail. I can recall the feelings of wonder and excitement as I thought about everything I could now do and the huge sense of awe that such a... read more »

15 Best Credit Cards for Large Purchases (2017)

15 Best Credit Cards for Large Purchases (2017)

As ubiquitous as it’s become, many of us likely take the credit card for granted, forgetting how much more difficult it was to make large purchases in the once-upon-a-time. To put it in... read more »

12 Best High-End Credit Cards (2017)

12 Best High-End Credit Cards (2017)

The phrase “high end” can mean take on different meanings for everyone. Some may envision luxurious fabrics and sparkling jewels, while others imagine fast cars and rivers of... read more »

3 Ways — How to Get a Lower Interest Rate on Credit Cards

3 Ways — How to Get a Lower Interest Rate on Credit Cards

Credit cards can be an excellent tool to easily and conveniently finance purchases without carting around a cumbersome collection of cash and coins. And rewards credit cards, in particular, can... read more »

5 Best Cash Advance Credit Cards & How to Get One

5 Best Cash Advance Credit Cards & How to Get One

High on nearly any list of “bad things to do with your credit card” lies the cash advance. The only direct means of obtaining cash from your credit card, cash advances can become very... read more »

Compare Credit Cards: Comparison of the 18 Best Offers (2017)

Compare Credit Cards: Comparison of the 18 Best Offers (2017)

People have been using physical currency to transfer value for more than 2,500 years. Despite its long history, however, many Americans think that cash may be on its way out. According to a 2016... read more »