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2021 Credit Scores Needed for Chase Cards

Credit Scores Needed for Chase’s Most Popular Cards

If you’re in the market for a new credit card and are interested in adding a... read more »

Adam West 5/9/2019
17 Best Credit Cards for Dining Out in 2021

17 Best Credit Cards for Dining Out

Dining out is a great way to earn points or cash back rewards if you pay for your... read more »

Marcie Geffner 5/7/2019
How Credit Cards Can Impact Your FICO® Scores

How Credit Cards Impact Your FICO® Scores

It goes without saying (or writing) that your credit scores are a big deal. They are... read more »

John Ulzheimer 4/25/2019
Adopt These 7 Credit Card Habits to Stay Out of Debt

7 Credit Card Habits to Stay Out of Debt

The average credit card debt per U.S. household hovers over $8,000. Although this... read more »

Andrea Woroch 4/24/2019
18 Best Money-Back Credit Cards of 2021

18 Best Money-Back Cards of 2021

If you’re interested in finding the best money-back credit cards, you’ve... read more »

Eric Bank 4/23/2019
13 Best No-Interest Credit Cards for 2021

Best Credit Cards for Paying No Interest

In the following article, we’ll present some of our experts’ top picks... read more »

Brittney Mayer 4/22/2019
2021’s Best Credit Cards for Low Credit Scores

The Best Cards to Apply for with a Low Credit Score

Finding the best credit cards for low credit scores doesn’t have to feel like... read more »

Adam West 4/18/2019
2021 Review: Chase Freedom Unlimited® (Credit Score Needed, Limits & Rewards)

2021 Review of the Chase Freedom Unlimited®

When it comes to rewards credit cards, the average consumer has hundreds of options... read more »

Brittney Mayer 4/15/2019
13 Best Credit Cards for Balance Transfers in 2021

13 Best Balance Transfer Credit Cards

Many credit card companies offer incentives to encourage you to transfer a balance... read more »

Marcie Geffner April 5, 2019
24 Best Personal Credit Cards in 2021

24 Best Personal Credit Cards for 2021

Finding the best personal credit cards is a matter of knowing where to look. And if... read more »

Brittney Mayer 4/1/2019
11 Best Credit Cards for Beginners: 2021 Guide

11 Best Credit Card Offers for Beginners

Finding the best credit card for beginners may seem like a challenge, with a... read more »

Aaron Crowe 3/27/2019
13 Best No Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Cards of 2021

2021's Best Cards with No Foreign Transaction Fees

Each year, millions of Americans travel to exotic locations abroad, whether for... read more »

Adam West 3/26/2019
15 Best No Annual Fee Credit Cards of 2021

15 Best Cards With No Annual Fee

If you’re looking for the most credit card value for your dollar, then credit... read more »

Eric Bank 3/18/2019
2 Ways to Reduce Your Credit Card Interest Rate

2 Ways to Reduce Your Credit Card Interest Rate

If no one has told you — and you’ve yet to discover it for yourself... read more »

John Ulzheimer 3/13/2019
6 Top Cards: Credit Score Needed for Wells Fargo Credit Cards

What Score Is Required for a Wells Fargo Card?

With roots in the Wild West and the earliest days of US banking, Wells Fargo has a... read more »

Brittney Mayer 3/6/2019
11 Lesser-Known Credit Card Perks & How to Use Them

11 Lesser-Known Credit Card Perks

You know that the credit card in your wallet helps you make purchases safely and... read more »

Erica Sandberg March 1, 2019
16 Best High-Limit Credit Cards for Excellent Credit

Best High-Limit Credit Cards for Excellent Credit

Ah, the view from the top is lovely indeed. Excellent credit is an achievement that... read more »

Brittney Mayer 3/1/2019
2021 Chase Sapphire Reserve® — Credit Score Needed for Approval

Credit Score Needed for the Chase Sapphire Reserve®

When it comes to the Chase Sapphire Reserve, the credit score needed may be higher... read more »

Brittney Mayer 2/25/2019
When To Request a Higher Credit Card Limit

When to Request a Higher Credit Limit

There are plenty of reasons to request a higher limit for one or more of your credit... read more »

Marcie Geffner February 22, 2019
21 Best Credit Cards for College Students in 2021

21 Best Credit Cards for College Students

No matter the class, selecting the wrong professor or even the wrong time slot can... read more »

Brittney Mayer 2/18/2019
13 Gas Cards for Bad Credit in 2021

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... read more »

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 can represent one of the most expensive ways to borrow... read more »

John Ulzheimer 2/5/2019
27 Best Starter Credit Cards in 2021

27 Best Starter Credit Cards for First-Timers

Some folks in search of the best starter credit card may already have a credit... read more »

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... read more »

Erica Sandberg 1/29/2019

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