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3 Steps for Maximizing Credit Card Perks & Rewards

3 Steps for Maximizing Credit Card Perks & Rewards

Credit card perks are one of the most underutilized benefits of having a credit card. A 2017 study from Bankrate found that 31% of cardholders aren’t redeeming the... read more »
By: Ashley Feinstein, 12/7/2018
5 Best HSBC Credit Cards for [current_year]

Best HSBC Credit Cards

Although the majority of Americans carry credit cards, most of those cards are likely from a handful of major banks that have dominated the market for decades. As credit cards continue to... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 12/3/2018
6 Money Moves for Couples

6 Money Moves for Couples

Money and romance don’t always mesh. In fact, fights over finances are often the main cause of tension in a partnership and can lead to resentment and breakups. Considering most people find... read more »
By: Andrea Woroch, 11/27/2018
8 Best Loans & Credit Cards for an 800 to 850 Credit Score

8 Best Loans & Credit Cards for an 800 to 850 Credit Score

At the end of any good video game, just before the credits roll, are the words that vindicate the hard work and hours of time invested in beating each boss and mastering each level:... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 11/26/2018
15 Best Secured Credit Cards with No Credit Check

Best Secured Credit Cards with No Credit Check

Avoidance is a tactic we all use to save ourselves from pain, sadness, boredom, or simply an uncomfortable situation. We also do it out of fear — like the fear of rejection. Yes, the same... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 11/20/2018
6 Options for When Your Credit Card Interest Rate Rises

6 Options for Rising Credit Card Interest Rates

There’s no doubt about it: Credit card interest rates are going up, and these rate hikes can hurt consumers who don’t pay off their card balances every month. Rates are rising... read more »
By: Marcie Geffner, 11/16/2018
Kohl’s Card vs. Target Card – Which Is Better?

The Kohl’s Charge Card vs. The Target REDcard

Look at any list of the top retailers in the United States and you’re practically guaranteed to see Kohl’s and Target appear in the rankings. While each store has its unique style and... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 11/15/2018
7 Best Barclays Credit Cards in [current_year]

Best Barclays Credit Cards

Although the history of credit is long and complex, stretching back through much of commerce, it’s fair to say that the modern version of the consumer credit card was born here in the... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 11/12/2018
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