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7 Best Unsecured Credit Cards (For Bad Credit)

7 Best Unsecured Cards for Bad Credit

While having a poor credit history can severely impact your ability to get a mortgage, a car loan, and sometimes even a job, it doesn’t necessarily preclude you from obtaining a new... read more »
By: Toby Sembower, 1/26/2016
My Credit Card Was Used Fraudulently (Here’s What to Do)

My Credit Card Was Used Fraudulently (Here’s What to Do)

If you’ve been victimized by credit card fraud or identity theft, the IRS’s advice is to place a “fraud alert” or a “credit freeze” on your credit account. You can also use a credit... read more »
By: Eric Bank, 1/19/2016
Best Credit Card for Lounge Access (4 Expert Picks)

4 Best Credit Cards for Lounge Access

Finding somewhere to relax in an airport before your flight departs can be challenging. Finding an open seat, nabbing an outlet to plug your phone into, and getting a snack without waiting... read more »
By: Aaron Crowe, 12/30/2015
Best “Capital One” Card for Beginners (3 Expert Picks)

Best Capital One Card for Beginners

Establishing a healthy credit history is one of the best first steps a consumer can take to building a secure financial future. Choosing the best card, however, is not always easy,... read more »
By: Linsey Knerl, 12/17/2015
Is Chase Sapphire Preferred® a Visa Card?

Is Chase Sapphire Preferred® a Visa Card?

For folks who like to take full advantage of the rewards their credit cards offer, very few cards can beat the Chase Sapphire Preferred® card. With one of the best bonus point reward... read more »
By: Mike Randall, 12/8/2015
10 Best “Signup Bonus” Credit Cards ([current_year])

10 Best Signup Bonus Credit Cards

Signup bonuses can come in many forms: cash back, travel rewards good toward free flights and hotel stays, or bonus points redeemable for merchandise and more. Signup bonuses are always... read more »
By: Ashley Dull, 12/3/2015
“Does My Credit Card Have Travel Insurance?” How to Check

Does My Credit Card Have Travel Insurance?

Planning months in advance for a vacation can be a smart way to save money with airfare deals that may not be around in the weeks before your trip. One drawback, however, is you can lose... read more »
By: Aaron Crowe, 11/30/2015
10 High-Limit Credit Cards for Excellent Credit

10 High-Limit Credit Cards for Excellent Credit

If you’ve got a credit score above 750, congratulations! You fall into the minority of consumers with excellent credit. You’ve done your due diligence and handled your past loans and lines... read more »
By: Alexandra Leslie, 11/23/2015
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