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The Ultimate Guide to Credit Cards

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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

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 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

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Caraa Makes Modern, Stylish Bags for Travelers

Caraa Makes Modern, Stylish Bags for Travelers

We enjoy covering the ins and outs of credit cards, and that’s especially true when it comes to credit card...

CardRates News 10/29/2020

El Pescador: Belize Fly Fishing and Scenic Adventures

El Pescador: Belize Fly Fishing and Scenic Adventures

Even when we aren’t writing about credit cards here at CardRates, we’re often dreaming of great ways to cash...

CardRates News 10/28/2020

The Summit FCU: A Modern Suite of Financial Tools

The Summit FCU: A Modern Suite of Financial Tools

While credit unions have a reputation for their strong ties to the community, modern credit unions are also gaining a...

CardRates News 10/27/2020

tourHQ Offers Custom Travel Experiences

tourHQ Offers Custom Travel Experiences

Credit card rewards enthusiasts who love to travel can connect with thousands of expert guides and tour operators around...

CardRates News 10/22/2020

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

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