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The Ultimate Guide to Credit Cards

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17 Reasons to Call Your Credit Card Issuer

17 Reasons to Call Your Credit Card Issuer

As a society, many of us have become more accustomed to texting, direct messaging, and emailing, and less comfortable...

Erica Sandberg Erica Sandberg 7/26/2021

5 Best Credit Cards For Sports Fans

5 Best Credit Cards For Sports Fans

Sports fans are special people. They’re loyal and enthusiastic, and they love being associated with a winning team...

Marcie Geffner Marcie Geffner 7/22/2021

How Credit Card Companies Make Money

How Credit Card Companies Make Money

Americans love credit cards — why pay now if you can pay later and earn rewards for doing so? Unfortunately, poorly...

Andrea Woroch Andrea Woroch 7/19/2021

10 Pros and Cons of Store Credit Cards

10 Pros and Cons of Store Credit Cards

Consumers love credit cards. In fact, this popular payment method accounted for 38% of point-of-sale transactions in...

Andrea Woroch Andrea Woroch 7/19/2021

Are Balance Transfer Cards a Good Idea?

Are Balance Transfer Cards a Good Idea?

Balance transfer credit cards are often touted as a solution that could help you get a handle on your credit card debt...

John Ulzheimer John Ulzheimer 7/7/2021

What Does "In Good Standing" Mean?

What Does "In Good Standing" Mean?

If you’re confused about what it means to be “in good standing” on your credit card accounts, you’re probably not alone...

Marcie Geffner Marcie Geffner 6/21/2021

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Your Money Geek Combines Credit with Pop Culture

Your Money Geek Combines Credit with Pop Culture

Money gurus often point to the little things that affect a person’s budget. But while it’s true that small daily...

CardRates News 7/27/2021

O Bee Credit Union: Branches and Cards Maintain Pub Style

O Bee Credit Union: Branches and Cards Maintain Pub Style

The Olympia Brewing Company was a leading employer in Washington state for decades, and was affectionately known as O...

CardRates News 7/26/2021

Weekly Credit Card Update — July 26, 2021

Weekly Credit Card Update — July 26, 2021

For media inquiries on these stories and more, contact credit card expert and industry analyst Bill Hardekopf at (205)...

CardRates News 7/26/2021

We Florida Financial: Helping Members Build Credit

We Florida Financial: Helping Members Build Credit

We Florida Financial takes a neighborly approach to member success while serving individuals and businesses in 46...

CardRates News 7/22/2021

Talkdesk Helps Deliver Great Customer Service

Talkdesk Helps Deliver Great Customer Service

Customer satisfaction is crucial to the success of companies, no matter what industry they are in. But spending valuable...

CardRates News 7/21/2021

Tribal Credit: Interest-Free Corporate Cards for SME

Tribal Credit: Interest-Free Corporate Cards for SME

Modern startups and SMEs in emerging markets often have the technology to reach customers and suppliers all over the...

CardRates News 7/20/2021

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