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18 Best Cash Card Reviews

18 Best Cash Card Reviews

In these cash card reviews, we examine several categories of cash back credit cards... read more »

Eric Bank
Eric Bank 12/3/2019
How to Use a Credit Card Responsibly

How to Use a Credit Card Responsibly

When you’re smart about the way you use credit cards, they come with fantastic... read more »

John Ulzheimer
John Ulzheimer 12/2/2019
15 Best Credit Cards with Price Protection

15 Best Cards with Price Protection

It’s happened to all of us at some point; we think we’ve found the best deal on a new... read more »

Adam West
Adam West 11/27/2019
13 Best Credit Cards for Buying Furniture

13 Best Credit Cards for Buying Furniture

While getting new furniture is exciting, it’s often an expensive endeavor. The good... read more »

Anna Baluch
Anna Baluch 11/26/2019
10 Best Credit Cards for Buying Gift Cards

10 Best Cards for Buying Gift Cards

No matter the time of year, it always seems like there’s an occasion around the... read more »

Adam West
Adam West 11/25/2019
10 Best Purchase APR Credit Cards

10 Cards with the Best Purchase APRs

You’d rather pay a low APR instead of a high APR, right? We completely agree! That’s... read more »

Eric Bank
Eric Bank 11/22/2019
What Credit Bureau Does Chase Use?

What Credit Bureau Does Chase Use?

For most consumers, the question, “What credit bureau does Chase use?”... read more »

Eric Bank
Eric Bank 11/21/2019
15 Longest 0% APR Credit Card Offers

The 15 Longest 0% APR Card Offers

Credit cards are super convenient. But, if not used properly, they can also be very... read more »

Adam West
Adam West 11/20/2019
13 Highest Cash Back Credit Cards

13 Cards with the Highest Cash Back Rates

Credit cards with purchase rewards are a great way to get a little something back for... read more »

Adam West
Adam West 11/19/2019
3 Ways to Avoid Purchase Interest Charges on Credit Cards

3 Ways to Avoid Purchase Interest Charges

There’s an old saying, “If you dance to the music, you have to pay the piper.” Many... read more »

Adam West
Adam West 11/18/2019
12 Heaviest Credit Cards in 2019

12 Heaviest Credit Cards

If you are of a certain age, the word “heavy” may rekindle fond memories... read more »

Eric Bank
Eric Bank 11/15/2019
9 Best Luxury Credit Cards & Top Alternatives

9 Best Luxury Credit Cards & Alternatives

My mother always told me, “If you’re going to do something, do it right or don’t do... read more »

Matt Walker
Matt Walker 11/14/2019

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