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7 Alternative Ways to Redeem Travel Miles

7 Alternative Ways to Redeem Travel Miles

The main benefit of using an airline rewards credit card or joining a frequent flyer... read more »

Andrea Woroch 6/22/2020
4 Misconceptions About Credit Card Rates

4 Misconceptions About Credit Card Rates

Misconceptions can be maddening. You think you know something, but it turns out that... read more »

Marcie Geffner 6/8/2020
How to Check Your Credit Reports

How to Check Your Credit Reports

Your credit reports and credit scores have a tremendous influence over your financial... read more »

John Ulzheimer 6/1/2020
8 Credit Mistakes You Should Always Avoid

8 Credit Mistakes You Should Always Avoid

No one is born knowing how to manage credit, and the topic is rarely taught in high... read more »

Erica Sandberg 5/26/2020
3 Ways to Protect Your Credit Scores

3 Ways to Protect Your Credit Scores

Lower interest rates, better loan terms, and more affordable insurance premiums —... read more »

John Ulzheimer 5/18/2020
9 Strategies for Managing Bill Payments During the Coronavirus Pandemic

9 Strategies for Managing Bill Payments

The coronavirus lockdown has flipped our world upside down. In addition to the health... read more »

Andrea Woroch 5/11/2020
What if I Can’t Make My Credit Card Payment?

4 Options If You Can't Pay Your Credit Card Bill

If you’re worried about making your credit card payment this month, you’re not alone... read more »

Marcie Geffner 5/4/2020
What is a Regular Purchase APR?

What is a Regular Purchase APR?

Every credit card comes with terms, including the annual percentage rate, otherwise... read more »

Erica Sandberg 4/20/2020
What to Do After a Credit Limit Decrease

What to Do After a Credit Limit Decrease

A credit limit increase comes with big benefits. It lets you spend more with your... read more »

Marcie Geffner 4/13/2020
Soft Inquiry vs. Hard Inquiry — What is the Difference?

The Differences Between Soft and Hard Inquiries

When you apply for credit, a lender is almost always going to access one or more of... read more »

John Ulzheimer 4/6/2020
10 Best Credit Cards for Free Flights

10 Best Cards for Free Flights

If you’re like most people, you probably spend a lot of time trying to save up for... read more »

Adam West 3/19/2020
Same-Day Credit Cards For Poor Credit

7 Same-Day Cards For Poor Credit

In the third decade of the 21st century, waiting is not an option. Amazon can deliver... read more »

Eric Bank 3/18/2020
Pre-Qualified Credit Cards For Bad Credit

7 Prequalified Credit Cards for Bad Credit

Pre-qualified credit cards for bad credit can help you get a card, improve your... read more »

Eric Bank 3/17/2020
5 American Express “Black Card” Alternatives

5 American Express “Black Card” Alternatives

You must be invited to get your hands on the Centurion® Card from American Express... read more »

Eric Bank 3/12/2020
5 Best Credit Cards for Authorized Users

5 Best Cards for Authorized Users

Whether you’re looking to build your credit history, help a loved one build theirs... read more »

Adam West 3/11/2020
Discover Card Bonus Categories for 2020

Discover Card Bonus Categories for 2020

If you’re a Discover cardholder (or prospective cardholder), it’s a good idea to... read more »

Anna Baluch 3/10/2020
How Credit Card Companies Make Money

How Credit Card Companies Make Money

Americans love credit cards — why pay now if you can pay later and earn rewards for... read more »

Andrea Woroch 3/9/2020
9 Ways to Refinance Credit Card Debt

9 Ways to Refinance Credit Card Debt

Card payments can take a big bite out of your monthly paycheck. If you’re struggling... read more »

Marcie Geffner 3/5/2020
How Credit Card Companies Determine Credit Limits

How Card Companies Determine Credit Limits

When you apply to open a credit card, the card issuer will tell you how much you’re... read more »

John Ulzheimer 3/3/2020
15 Best Signup Bonus Credit Cards

15 Best Credit Card Signup Bonuses

For many years, credit card issuers piled on their profits by charging cardholders... read more »

Adam West 3/2/2020
Easiest Cards to Get Approved For

8 Easiest Cards to Get Approved For

You’re approved! Doesn’t that have a nice ring to it? Qualifying for a credit card is... read more »

Eric Bank 2/27/2020
#1 Way to Consolidate Credit Cards Onto One Card

How to Consolidate Debt Onto One Card

American consumers have taken on a growing amount of credit card debt in the years... read more »

Adam West 2/26/2020
33 Best Credit Card Offers Right Now

33 Best Card Offers Currently Available

I don’t think I could face the day without my visit to Starbucks. It’s not that I... read more »

Eric Bank 2/25/2020
5 Unsecured Loans for Bad Credit Borrowers

5 Unsecured Loans for Bad Credit Borrowers

Obtaining a loan is a real challenge for the 16% of Americans who have bad credit. If... read more »

Eric Bank 2/21/2020

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