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How Do Balance Transfers Work? — A Complete Guide + 6 Top Offers

A Complete Guide to Balance Transfers

If you’re indebted to multiple lenders, oppressed by high interest rates, or simply looking to make your debt payments simpler, it could be worth it to make a balance transfer. This... read more »
By: Eric Bank, 6/22/2016
11 Worst Credit Cards (of All Time!)

11 Worst Credit Cards of All Time

When looking for a credit card, you hear a lot of talk about the best, the cream of the crop, the offers you just can’t live without — but what about those cards at the other end... read more »
By: Mike Randall, 6/16/2016
3 Key Differences — ATM Card vs. Debit Card vs. Credit Card

3 Key Differences — ATM Card vs. Debit Card vs. Credit Card

Having plastic in your wallet is almost a necessity these days. Not only is it convenient to be able to swipe or tap to make a payment for your everyday purchases, but some retailers require... read more »
By: Linsey Knerl, 6/8/2016
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
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