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What to Do After a Credit Limit Decrease

What to Do After a Credit Limit Decrease

A credit limit increase comes with big benefits. It lets you spend more with your... read more »

Marcie Geffner 4/13/2020
Soft Inquiry vs. Hard Inquiry — What is the Difference?

The Differences Between Soft and Hard Inquiries

When you apply for credit, a lender is almost always going to access one or more of... read more »

John Ulzheimer 4/6/2020
10 Best Credit Cards for Free Flights

10 Best Cards for Free Flights

If you’re like most people, you probably spend a lot of time trying to save up... read more »

Adam West 3/19/2020
10 Same-Day Credit Cards for Poor Credit

10 Same-Day Cards for Poor Credit

In the third decade of the 21st century, waiting is not an option. Amazon can deliver... read more »

Eric Bank 3/18/2020
5 Pre-Qualified Credit Cards for Bad Credit

5 Prequalified Cards for Bad Credit

Prequalified credit cards for bad credit can help you get a card, improve your credit... read more »

Eric Bank 3/17/2020
12 Instant-Approval Credit Cards

12 Cards with Instant Approval

American cooks ran to stores in the early 1950s to snatch up boxes of instant mashed... read more »

Adam West 3/16/2020
5 American Express “Black Card” Alternatives

5 American Express “Black Card” Alternatives

You must be invited to get your hands on the Centurion® Card from American... read more »

Eric Bank 3/12/2020
5 Best Credit Cards for Authorized Users

5 Best Cards for Authorized Users

Whether you’re looking to build your credit history, help a loved one build... read more »

Adam West 3/11/2020
Discover Card Bonus Categories for 2020

Discover Card Bonus Categories for 2020

If you’re a Discover cardholder (or prospective cardholder), it’s a good... read more »

Anna Baluch 3/10/2020
How Credit Card Companies Make Money

How Credit Card Companies Make Money

Americans love credit cards — why pay now if you can pay later and earn rewards... read more »

Andrea Woroch 3/9/2020
9 Ways to Refinance Credit Card Debt

9 Ways to Refinance Credit Card Debt

Card payments can take a big bite out of your monthly paycheck. If you’re... read more »

Marcie Geffner 3/5/2020
10 Best Starter Credit Cards to Build Credit

10 Best Starter Cards to Build Credit

In this article, we review the 10 best starter credit cards to build credit. Using a... read more »

Eric Bank 3/4/2020
How Credit Card Companies Determine Credit Limits

How Card Companies Determine Credit Limits

When you apply to open a credit card, the card issuer will tell you how much... read more »

John Ulzheimer 3/3/2020
15 Best Signup Bonus Credit Cards

15 Best Credit Card Signup Bonuses

For many years, credit card issuers piled on their profits by charging cardholders... read more »

Adam West 3/2/2020
10 Easiest Credit Cards to Get Approved For

10 Easiest Cards to Get Approved For

You’re approved! Doesn’t that have a nice ring to it? Qualifying for a... read more »

Eric Bank 2/27/2020
#1 Way to Consolidate Credit Cards Onto One Card

How to Consolidate Debt Onto One Card

American consumers have taken on a growing amount of credit card debt in the years... read more »

Adam West 2/26/2020
33 Best Credit Card Offers Right Now

33 Best Card Offers Currently Available

I don’t think I could face the day without my visit to Starbucks. It’s... read more »

Eric Bank 2/25/2020
5 Unsecured Loans for Bad Credit Borrowers

5 Unsecured Loans for Bad Credit Borrowers

Obtaining a loan is a real challenge for the 16% of Americans who have bad credit. If... read more »

Eric Bank 2/21/2020
11 Best Credit Cards & Loans for Plastic Surgery

11 Best Credit Cards & Loans for Plastic Surgery

Plastic surgery is more popular today than ever before. In fact, Americans opted for... read more »

Anna Baluch 2/19/2020
15 Best Credit Cards for Paying Tuition

15 Best Cards for Paying Tuition

You can pony up your tuition in many ways, including a student loan, a 529 plan, even... read more »

Eric Bank 2/18/2020
12 Best Credit Cards for Doctors

12 Best Credit Cards for Doctors

Physicians have interesting financial profiles. New doctors usually carry substantial... read more »

Eric Bank 2/17/2020
15 Best Credit Cards for Cash Back & Travel

15 Best Cards for Cash Back & Travel

Trying to decide whether a cash back or a travel rewards card is right for you? The... read more »

Matt Walker 2/13/2020
5 Best Prepaid Debit Cards with Direct Deposit

5 Best Prepaid Cards with Direct Deposit

Approximately 14.1 million American adults don’t have a checking or savings... read more »

Adam West 2/12/2020
9 Credit Cards for Students with Fair Credit

9 Cards for Students with Fair Credit

Many students have had little interaction with the credit industry. Some have no... read more »

Eric Bank 2/11/2020

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