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

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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 10/12/2020

Average Credit Card Debt by Age, State, and Income

Average Credit Card Debt by Age, State, and Income

Do you want to be average? Maybe yes. Maybe no. When it comes to credit card debt, being average gives you an idea of...

Marcie Geffner Marcie Geffner 10/6/2020

6 Wise Ways to Use Economic Stimulus Money

6 Wise Ways to Use Economic Stimulus Money

Money is tighter than it’s ever been before for many U.S. households. In fact, a report on the financial impact of...

Andrea Woroch Andrea Woroch 9/21/2020

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 9/15/2020

How Many Credit Cards Does the Average American Have?

How Many Credit Cards Does the Average American Have?

Even in the era of touchless pay, the credit card remains one of the most popular methods of payment in the United...

John Ulzheimer John Ulzheimer 9/7/2020

Credit Card Issuer Market Share: Top 25 Issuers

Credit Card Issuer Market Share: Top 25 Issuers

Credit cards are a ginormous business. In the U.S. alone, consumers and businesses used credit cards to purchase almost...

Marcie Geffner Marcie Geffner 9/1/2020

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Global Credit Creation, Inflation, and COVID-19

Global Credit Creation, Inflation, and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only impacted the lives and health of people all over the world, but it has also sent...

CardRates News 10/20/2020

Scam Detector Protects Against Consumer Threats

Scam Detector Protects Against Consumer Threats

Threats from fraudsters looking to steal credit card and identity information are a constant in today’s connected...

CardRates News 10/19/2020

Perth Mint Helps Gold Investors Rely Less on Credit

Perth Mint Helps Gold Investors Rely Less on Credit

The Perth Mint is Australia’s official precious metals refining, minting, depository, and distribution service...

CardRates News 10/19/2020

NFCC on the Importance of Communicating About Debt

NFCC on the Importance of Communicating About Debt

With credit card utilization rates increasing, consumers are taking on larger amounts of debt than in years past. This...

CardRates News 10/19/2020

FamiliesGo!: Tips on Traveling with Children

FamiliesGo!: Tips on Traveling with Children

Traveling is great. Traveling with a kid is also great — but different. FamiliesGo! understands this and provides...

CardRates News 10/19/2020

Countybank Donates Where It Can Make the Most Impact

Countybank Donates Where It Can Make the Most Impact

By virtue of its history as a locally owned institution founded during the Great Depression, Greenwood, South...

CardRates News 10/19/2020

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