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15 Best Bank Bonus Credit Cards ([current_year])

15 Best Bank Bonus Credit Cards

Every time you use your favorite credit card to make a purchase, the merchant must pay the credit card issuer a fee for the pleasure of collecting your money. While the specific fee varies... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 5/12/2017
How to Check Your Discover Application Status + 7 Best Cards

How to Check Your Discover Application Status

Discover issues several types of credit cards, and applying for a Discover credit card couldn’t be simpler. The card is one of our most sought-after offers and stands out from the... read more »
By: Eric Bank, 5/11/2017
9 Guaranteed Approval Credit Cards for Bad Credit ([current_year])

9 Guaranteed Approval Credit Cards for Bad Credit

If you’ve been trying to get a credit card, but have bad credit, you may be wondering about the guaranteed approval card offers you’ve come across. Are they legitimate? And what does... read more »
By: Mike Randall, 5/5/2017
Chase Pre-Approval (Pre-Qualify for a Credit Card + 6 Best Offers)

How to Pre-Qualify for a Chase Credit Card

In the crowded field of credit cards, the Chase family of cards stands out to many as containing some of the best rewards out there. Not only does Chase’s offering of cash back cards... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 5/2/2017
13 Cool Credit Cards Every Wallet Wants ([current_year]‘s Best Designs)

13 Cool Credit Cards Every Wallet Wants

When most of us choose a credit card, design is rarely at the top of our minds. Honestly, there are so many other features to consider. Perks, interest rate, intro APR, and card protections... read more »
By: Linsey Knerl, 4/27/2017
2 Ways to Check Your Credit One® Application Status (Online & Phone)

How to Check Your Credit One Application Status

In a world that’s gone digital, it’s becoming harder to go through day-to-day life without a credit card. If you have less-than-stellar credit, though, finding an issuer willing... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 4/19/2017
What is the Minimum Age for a Credit Card? 9 Best Beginner Cards

What is the Minimum Age for a Credit Card?

I got my first credit card when I was 18 years old. I can’t quite recall the terms associated with it — 18 was nearly half my life ago — but I do know that it wasn’t the best... read more »
By: Ashley Dull, 4/14/2017
“How Do Credit Cards Work?” [current_year] Guide to APR, Payments & Rewards

An In-Depth Guide to How Credit Cards Work

Credit cards have become such an ingrained part of our modern society that most of us don’t give them much thought. They are easy to use, widely accepted for making purchases, and as long as... read more »
By: Mike Randall, 4/7/2017
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