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15 Best Credit Cards for Grad Students in [current_year]

Best Credit Cards for Graduate Students

A challenge undertaken by only a small percentage of Americans, graduate school can be a great adventure — and a lot of hard work. And, depending on your field, a whole lot of money. In... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 7/16/2018
5 Facts About the Shopping Cart Trick for Credit Cards

5 Facts About the Shopping Cart Trick

Although it’s a little counter-intuitive to some, applying for new credit can cause your credit score to drop by several points. That’s because of the hard credit inquiry added... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 7/13/2018
21 Best Credit Cards for New Homeowners in [current_year]

21 Best Credit Cards for New Homeowners

Although the purchase price of your new home was likely in the six figures, handing over that check at closing is often only the start of the spending. You still need to pay for the move,... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 7/11/2018
9 Best Debt Consolidation Loans & Credit Cards in [current_year]

Best Loans & Credit Cards for Consolidating Debt

Many of the most successful chess players plan their moves out several rounds in advance, with contingencies already considered should their opponent not move as predicted. This ensures... read more »
By: Ashley Dull, 7/9/2018
18 Best Credit Cards for Light Spenders: No Fees for Low Spending

Best Credit Cards for Light Spenders

Credit card blogs are always full of churners and high rollers who put thousands of dollars of spend on their cards each month to earn free trips around the world. But while these stories... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 7/6/2018
What Are the Capital One Credit Score Requirements for [current_year]?

Capital One Credit Score Requirements

With a catchy slogan that’s hard to forget — “What’s in your wallet?” — and popular celebrities touting its virtues, Capital One has become a major contender in the... read more »
By: Ashley Dull, 7/4/2018
8 Best Loans & Credit Cards for a 550 to 600 Credit Score

8 Best Loans & Credit Cards for a 550 to 600 Credit Score

Contrary to common misconception, you don’t start out with a perfect credit score. It takes six months of credit history to even be eligible for a score, and if you do everything right... read more »
By: Ashley Dull, 7/2/2018
3 Simple Questions — “Best Credit Card for Me” Quiz

3 Simple Questions — “Best Credit Card for Me” Quiz

Although most of us prefer to have a range of options, research suggests that too many options can put our brains into overload, making us nearly incapable of coming to a decision. The... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 6/29/2018
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