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The Ultimate Guide to Credit Cards

Featuring credit card ratings, reviews and guides from 50+ leading finance experts, including:

Credit Card Advice
What is a Credit Card Grace Period?

What is a Credit Card Grace Period?

Credit cards come with many pros and cons that can positively or negatively shape your financial situation. On one hand...

Andrea Woroch Andrea Woroch 6/10/2021

6 Steps After Graduating From Secured to Unsecured Credit

6 Steps After Graduating From Secured to Unsecured Credit

A secured credit card can be a terrific option when your credit rating isn’t high enough to qualify for a...

Erica Sandberg Erica Sandberg 5/24/2021

How Long Does It Take to Build a Credit Score?

How Long Does It Take to Build a Credit Score?

Credit scores are the go-to tool used by lenders to assess the risk of doing business with you. Good credit scores mean...

John Ulzheimer John Ulzheimer 5/19/2021

10 Great Reasons to Consider a Travel Card 

10 Great Reasons to Consider a Travel Card 

Travel cards may be the most coveted of all the types of cards you can apply for. That’s because these cards come...

Marcie Geffner Marcie Geffner 5/12/2021

Top Card & Electronic Payment Processors by Market Share

Top Card & Electronic Payment Processors by Market Share

You probably don’t think about how your credit or debit card transactions are completed. You just swipe, tap, or...

Erica Sandberg Erica Sandberg 5/6/2021

Can My Card Issuer Change the Terms of My Account?

Can My Card Issuer Change the Terms of My Account?

In the United States, some 220 million consumers have a credit report with one or more of the credit reporting agencies...

John Ulzheimer John Ulzheimer 4/27/2021

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Finance In the News
EBANX Offers Card and Cash Voucher Solutions

EBANX Offers Card and Cash Voucher Solutions

Credit products can be elusive and expensive in Latin America, and many underbanked consumers still prefer to transact...

CardRates News 6/11/2021

Weekly Credit Card Update — June 11, 2021

Weekly Credit Card Update — June 11, 2021

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

CardRates News 6/11/2021

Hotel Valencia: A Getaway for Card Rewards Travelers

Hotel Valencia: A Getaway for Card Rewards Travelers

Credit card rewards travelers often enjoy finding new, interesting experiences. That’s why the Hotel Valencia in...

CardRates News 6/10/2021

How IATA’s Travel Pass Eases International Travel Woes

How IATA’s Travel Pass Eases International Travel Woes

While the COVID-19 pandemic landed a huge blow across all parts of the hospitality industry, things are beginning to...

CardRates News 6/9/2021

Aspiration Fights Climate Change Via Cards

Aspiration Fights Climate Change Via Cards

Customers open checking or savings accounts, apply for credit cards, and take out loans with their financial...

CardRates News 6/7/2021

SumUp Offers Card Payment and Invoicing Solutions

SumUp Offers Card Payment and Invoicing Solutions

In today’s economy, startups and small businesses need to accept credit cards and digital payments. But solutions...

CardRates News 6/7/2021

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