The Ultimate Guide to Credit Cards
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The Ultimate Guide to Credit Cards

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The 3 Credit Bureaus: How and Why to Contact Them

The 3 Credit Bureaus: How and Why to Contact Them

The three most recognized credit reporting agencies or credit bureaus in the United States are Experian, TransUnion, and...

John Ulzheimer John Ulzheimer 11/25/2020

How the FICO Credit Score Range Applies to Credit Cards

How the FICO Credit Score Range Applies to Credit Cards

From the moment you apply for your first apartment lease, loan, cellphone, or utility account, you will start to...

John Ulzheimer John Ulzheimer 11/16/2020

Average Number of Credit Card Transactions Per Day & Year

Average Number of Credit Card Transactions Per Day & Year

Credit card users make a mind-boggling number of daily transactions every year. The figures are astounding, whether...

Erica Sandberg Erica Sandberg 11/9/2020

Average Credit Card Interest Rate by Year

Average Credit Card Interest Rate by Year

Credit cards tend to carry relatively high interest rates compared with other types of debt, such as car loans or home...

Marcie Geffner Marcie Geffner 11/3/2020

How the Pandemic is Affecting Card Debt, Savings & Rewards

How the Pandemic is Affecting Card Debt, Savings & Rewards

Could the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in something positive? The answer is yes if you focus on the amount of...

Erica Sandberg Erica Sandberg 10/23/2020

5 Credit Card Tips for New Parents

5 Credit Card Tips for New Parents

Babies bring a lot of joy into the world, but some stress too as new parents face many adjustments, including sleepless...

Andrea Woroch Andrea Woroch 10/22/2020

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How Credit Card Rewards Can Help Boost Retirement Income

How Credit Card Rewards Can Help Boost Retirement Income

Implementing a successful retirement investment strategy may seem intimidating, but every dollar added to an account...

CardRates News 11/25/2020

The SBA Offers Small Businesses Credit Resources

The SBA Offers Small Businesses Credit Resources

Since 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has played a vital role in assuring American economic success...

CardRates News 11/24/2020

PagBrasil: Convenient Credit Card Processing

PagBrasil: Convenient Credit Card Processing

Securing the services of a high-quality, dependable payment processor is essential for nearly every business these days...

CardRates News 11/19/2020

The Sunu Band Helps Visually Impaired Travelers

The Sunu Band Helps Visually Impaired Travelers

When we think of cashing in credit card rewards, we almost immediately think of travel and travel-related items. The...

CardRates News 11/19/2020

WOW Club: Curated Travel Adventures for Women

WOW Club: Curated Travel Adventures for Women

Sumitra Senapaty saw many fellow women deferring their travel plans in favor of family and career responsibilities. So...

CardRates News 11/18/2020

Allplane Delivers News About the Aviation Industry

Allplane Delivers News About the Aviation Industry

Here at CardRates, we love cashing in our credit card rewards for travel. Of course, 2020 has been a challenging year on...

CardRates News 11/17/2020

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