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13 Gas Cards for Bad Credit in [current_year]

Best Credit Cards for Buying Gas with Bad Credit

Like it or not, the world is going digital, and it’s getting harder to get by without digital tools like email — and credit... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 2/7/2019
Household Credit Card Debt is on the Rise

Household Credit Card Debt is on the Rise

Although credit card debt typically represents one of the most expensive ways to borrow money, the numbers show that Americans are relying... read more »
By: John Ulzheimer, 2/5/2019
27 Best Starter Credit Cards in [current_year]

27 Best Starter Credit Cards for First-Timers

While a few folks seeking a starter credit card may already have a credit history from other types of credit, chances are the majority are... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 2/4/2019
Credit Card Issuers: Phone Numbers & Contact List

Credit Card Issuers: Who and How to Contact

Want to reach out and say “Hi” to your credit card issuer? Or more realistically, discuss a problem, review your statement activity, or pay... read more »
By: Erica Sandberg, 1/29/2019
7 Steps to Effectively Manage Post-Holiday Credit Card Debt

7 Steps for Managing Post-Holiday Credit Card Debt

The holiday season may feel like a distant memory, but for many, the repercussions of overspending on holiday purchases will linger well... read more »
By: Andrea Woroch, 1/28/2019
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2019 Review: Capital One® QuicksilverOne®

Regardless of the well-rehearsed sales pitch offered by most cashiers these days, obtaining a new credit card isn’t a task that should... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 1/25/2019
Game Over: Here’s Why the Best Credit Card Rewards May End Soon

Why the Best Credit Card Rewards May End Soon

The lucrative game of maxing out credit card rewards may soon come to an end with some consumers hitting the points-and-miles jackpot and... read more »
By: Marcie Geffner, 1/15/2019
15 Best Unsecured Credit Cards for Bad Credit in [current_year]

15 Best Unsecured Credit Cards for Bad Credit

In the consumer credit world, unsecured credit is the ultimate act of faith. Lenders and card issuers must trust not only that you will... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 1/14/2019
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