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How to Close a Credit Card

How to Close a Credit Card

The decision to slim down on the plastic in your wallet can be made for a number of... read more »

Mike Randall May 28, 2015
5 Common Credit Card Blunders (and How to Fix Them)

5 Common Credit Card Blunders (and How to Fix Them)

More than 160 million Americans carry credit cards. Unfortunately the vast majority... read more »

Alexandra Leslie 5/6/2015
How Credit Card Companies Calculate Your Minimum Payments

How Credit Card Companies Calculate Your Minimum Payments

One of the first things you should consider when exploring new credit cards are... read more »

Eric Bank 5/4/2015
What Happens to Credit Card Debt During Bankruptcy?

What Happens to Credit Card Debt During Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy isn’t as popular an option as it used to be for dealing with... read more »

Linsey Knerl 4/27/2015
Who Invented the First Bank-Issued Credit Card?

Who Invented the First Bank-Issued Credit Card?

Ah, the ubiquitous credit card. Considering how these little pieces of plastic have... read more »

Mike Randall 3/30/2015
10 Best Credit Card Rewards Blogs of 2015

10 Best Credit Card Rewards Blogs of 2015

International travel can offer the experiences of a lifetime. The trick is to develop... read more »

Alexandra Leslie 3/4/2015
3 Reasons to Never Miss a Monthly Payment

3 Reasons to Never Miss a Monthly Payment

For better or worse, your credit card tells the world a lot about you. It can tell a... read more »

Eric Bank 2/23/2015
5 Credit Card Travel Secrets from the Airfarewatchdog

5 Credit Card Travel Secrets from the Airfarewatchdog

Thinking about buying some plane tickets and taking a trip some exotic locale? Or... read more »

CardRates.com Staff 1/15/2015
When Someone on Your Account Maxes Out Your Card

When Someone on Your Account Maxes Out Your Card

Some people intentionally max out because they need to make a purchase and have no... read more »

Alexandra Leslie 12/30/2014
How We Improved Our Credit Score

How We Improved Our Credit Score

I am a credit agency’s dream — I have never made a late payment, I always... read more »

Erika Blaska 12/24/2014
Could You Be Addicted to Credit Cards?

Could You Be Addicted to Credit Cards?

With one look at statistics, it would be easy to think that credit card addiction is... read more »

John Schmoll 12/17/2014
When Do Credit Cards Expire?

When Do Credit Cards Expire?

Whenever you receive a new credit card, you will notice your card has an expiration... read more »

Alexandra Leslie 11/11/2014
5 Steps to Pay Off Credit Card Debt

5 Steps to Pay Off Credit Card Debt

Credit card debt is incredibly common in America, but letting it get out of control... read more »

Alexandra Leslie 11/6/2014
Former Credit Card Junkie Goes from “Rock Bottom” to Consumer Superstar

Former Credit Card Junkie Goes from “Rock Bottom” to Consumer Superstar

Credit cards offer a risky combination of power and convenience. For better or... read more »

CardRates.com Staff 11/4/2014
7 Things You Didn’t Know About Credit Card Numbers

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Credit Card Numbers

Think you know all about that ubiquitous little piece of plastic you carry in your... read more »

CardRates.com Staff 10/29/2014
The Best Credit Cards for Students (2020)

The Best Credit Cards for Students

The best credit cards for students are only a few clicks away for certain secondary... read more »

CardRates.com Staff 10/28/2014
Why Credit Cards Help & Hurt Your Chances of Getting a Mortgage

Why Credit Cards Help & Hurt Your Chances of Getting a Mortgage

Credit cards are a double-edged sword. Depending on the scope of your credit... read more »

Scott Sheldon 10/6/2014
5 Steps to Take When Your Credit Card is Stolen

5 Steps to Take When Your Credit Card is Stolen

It’s a scary, sinking feeling when you realize your credit card has been... read more »

Alexandra Leslie 10/3/2014

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