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

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Card Ownership By Age, Income, Gender & Race

Card Ownership By Age, Income, Gender & Race

Data on who applies for and receives certain credit cards and what they do with credit cards once they’re...

Erica Sandberg Erica Sandberg 1/19/2021

What is Deferred Interest & How Does it Work?

What is Deferred Interest & How Does it Work?

Nothing in this world is free, especially when it comes to borrowing money. Although some credit card companies and...

Andrea Woroch Andrea Woroch 1/11/2021

Credit Cards During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Credit Cards During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected just about everything in 2020, and credit cards were no exception. From account...

Marcie Geffner Marcie Geffner 1/4/2021

21 Eye-Opening Student Debt Statistics

21 Eye-Opening Student Debt Statistics

Going to college is more of an expectation these days as companies put more value on potential job applicants who have a...

Andrea Woroch Andrea Woroch 12/28/2020

Why Some Accounts Appear on Credit Reports & Others Don't

Why Some Accounts Appear on Credit Reports & Others Don't

Your credit reports are filled with information about your financial experiences. But have you ever wondered how all...

John Ulzheimer John Ulzheimer 12/22/2020

The History of Credit Cards

The History of Credit Cards

Credit cards — or at least the concept of them — are not 20th-century payment tools. In fact, the ability to...

Erica Sandberg Erica Sandberg 12/8/2020

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Finance In the News
Greenlight: A Debit Card for Kids Managed by Adults

Greenlight: A Debit Card for Kids Managed by Adults

Many people in the U.S. struggle with financial literacy, and the subject is often not broached in households and is...

CardRates News 1/15/2021

Credit Card Rewards & the Beckham Creek Cave Lodge

Credit Card Rewards & the Beckham Creek Cave Lodge

We’re crossing our fingers here at CardRates that travel can return to normal in the coming months and we can turn...

CardRates News 1/14/2021

SF Fire Credit Union: Healthy Credit & Community Support

SF Fire Credit Union: Healthy Credit & Community Support

The credit union philosophy is all about service, and SF Fire Credit Union demonstrates its ongoing commitment to...

CardRates News 1/14/2021

YMCA Empowers Millions of Youth, Families, and Seniors

YMCA Empowers Millions of Youth, Families, and Seniors

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted how important the YMCA is to families and communities across the U.S. As shutdowns...

CardRates News 1/13/2021

Minafi, FIRE & Making the Most of Credit Cards

Minafi, FIRE & Making the Most of Credit Cards

Adam Fortuna did not grow up with a foundation in financial literacy, but when he inherited a sum of money after his...

CardRates News 1/12/2021

The GasBuddy Card Helps Consumers Save on Gas

The GasBuddy Card Helps Consumers Save on Gas

Gas is a necessity that not many people enjoy buying. The free GasBuddy app and the Pay with GasBuddy card change that...

CardRates News 1/8/2021

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