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Credit Card Advice (Page 28)

Follow our team of finance experts for the best credit card advice on the web, including tips for responsible usage, navigating rewards programs, and other industry-insider recommendations.


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Capital One® Pre-Approval Cards? – (4 Secrets to Pre-Qualifying)

How to Pre-Qualify for Capital One Credit Cards

On my 18th birthday, my mailbox became flooded with “pre-qualified” credit card offers from various issuers trying to get me to sign up for one of their cards. I didn’t... read more »
By: Ashley Dull, 6/3/2016
Visa® Black Card Requirements (And 5 Other High-Limit Cards)

What Are the Requirements for a Visa Black Card?

Long gone are the days when having a gold card was the sign of elite credit-worthiness. Nowadays, black is the new gold, and most major netowrks have their own version, the most well-known... read more »
By: Linsey Knerl, 5/27/2016
12 Best Credit Card Offers ([current_year]) – Expert Reviews

The 12 Best Credit Card Offers By Category

I still have my first credit card, despite it not currently residing in my wallet. While I began my credit card journey with a mere $300 limit, over the years my little Capital One card has... read more »
By: Lauren Keys, 5/20/2016
10 Best Starter Credit Cards for 4 Types of People ([current_year])

10 Great Starter Credit Cards

Getting a first credit card can be a difficult undertaking for anyone new to the world of credit. You’ve just begun handling your finances and building your credit, so you won’t... read more »
By: Toby Sembower, 5/5/2016
Capital One® Credit Steps Program (3 Things to Know)

Capital One® Credit Steps: 3 Things to Know

Getting approved for a credit card is a great first step toward building credit and opening up more opportunities for financing. Credit card companies like Capital One make it easier than... read more »
By: Linsey Knerl, 4/28/2016
6 Gas Cards for Bad Credit ([current_year]) Earn Cash Back

6 Gas Cards for Bad Credit

The thing about having bad credit, as you likely already know, is that it makes it very difficult to obtain loans and lines of credit. This includes many popular gas station credit cards,... read more »
By: Ashley Dull, 4/19/2016
How to Get a “Black Card” – American Express® Requirements

How to Get a "Black Card"

If you’ve heard the buzz surrounding the American Express® “Black Card”, you already know that it’s the velvet rope of consumer credit options. This invite-only charge card, technically... read more »
By: Linsey Knerl, 3/28/2016
Capital One® Quicksilver® Card VS. Discover it® (4 Key Differences)

Capital One® Quicksilver® Card VS. Discover it®

If you have taken good care of your credit, you may be in the position to choose between the Capital One® Quicksilver® Card – 0% Intro APR for 15 Months (regular APR) and the  credit... read more »
By: Linsey Knerl, 3/14/2016
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